senate Bill S9122

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes merit time allowance credits and certain administrative privileges credits for local correctional facilities

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Jun 22, 2018 referred to rules

S9122 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10360
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 24-A §§810 - 814, Cor L; amd §70.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S216, A2484
2021-2022: S606, A4251

S9122 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes merit time allowance credits and certain administrative privileges credits for local correctional facilities for eligible inmates.

S9122 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9122 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9122

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 22, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the correction law and the penal  law,  in  relation  to
  establishing  merit  time allowance credits and certain administrative
  privileges credits for local correctional facilities

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The correction law is amended by adding a new article 24-A
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 24-A
         MERIT TIME ALLOWANCE CREDITS AND CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE
          PRIVILEGES CREDITS FOR LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES
SECTION 810. DEFINITIONS.
        811. MERIT TIME ALLOWANCE CREDIT ACCRUAL AND APPLICATION.
        812. FORFEITURE OF MERIT TIME ALLOWANCE CREDIT.
        813. CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE PRIVILEGES  CREDITS  FOR  INELIGIBLE
               INMATES.
        814. RECORD KEEPING.
  § 810. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "CREDIT"  MEANS  A REDUCTION OF TWENTY-FOUR HOURS IN THE AMOUNT OF
TIME AN INMATE MUST SERVE IN A CORRECTIONAL  FACILITY  ON  THE  INMATE'S
SENTENCE UPON CONVICTION; AND
  2.  "ELIGIBLE INMATE" MEANS AN INMATE IN THE CUSTODY OF THE SHERIFF OF
A LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY  WHO  IS  SERVING  ONE  OR  MORE  DEFINITE
SENTENCES OF ONE YEAR OR LESS OR WHO IS DETAINED PENDING TRIAL, SENTENCE
OR  OTHER  DISPOSITION  AND WHO PARTICIPATES IN THE MERIT TIME ALLOWANCE
CREDIT PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, PROVIDED THAT  SUCH
INMATE IS NOT CONVICTED ON THE INSTANT CHARGES OF AN A-1 FELONY OFFENSE,
OTHER  THAN  AN  A-1  FELONY  OFFENSE DEFINED WITHIN ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED
TWENTY OF THE PENAL LAW, A VIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE AS DEFINED IN  SECTION
70.02  OF  THE  PENAL  LAW, MANSLAUGHTER IN THE SECOND DEGREE, VEHICULAR
MANSLAUGHTER IN THE SECOND DEGREE, VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER IN  THE  FIRST
DEGREE,  CRIMINALLY  NEGLIGENT  HOMICIDE, ANY OFFENSE DEFINED IN ARTICLE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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