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|Nov 26, 2018||referred to rules|
senate Bill S9194
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S9194 (ACTIVE) - Details
S9194 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9194 SPONSOR: BENJAMIN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the judiciary law, in relation to removing the lifetime ban on jury duty for convicted felons who have completed their sentencing PURPOSE: To remove the lifetime ban on jury duty for convicted felons who have completed their sentence. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 states that subdivision 3 of section 510 of the Judiciary law shall be amended to change a qualification for jury duty, namely chang- ing it from a prohibiting convicted felons from serving to allow that if someone has been convicted of a felony, that if that person has completed any sentencing, including parole and probation, that person may serve on a jury.
S9194 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9194 I N S E N A T E November 26, 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 judiciary law, in relation to removing the lifetime ban on jury duty for convicted felons who have completed their sentencing THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 510 of the judiciary law, as amended by chapter 86 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows: 3. [Not have been] IF convicted of a felony, HAVE COMPLETED ANY SENTENCING RELATED TO SUCH CONVICTION, INCLUDING ANY PERIOD OF PROBATION OR PAROLE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16720-01-8
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