|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 06, 2017||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.4
substituted for s971
|Feb 06, 2017||substituted by a368|
|Jan 09, 2017||ordered to third reading cal.4|
|Jan 05, 2017||referred to rules|
senate Bill S971
Current Bill Status Via A368 - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S971 - Details
S971 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S971 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the appointment of interpreters to be used in parole board proceedings PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To provide an amendment in relation to chapter 473 of the laws of 2016. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section one of the bill authorizes DOCCS to provide a qualified interpreter from the NYS OGS statewide administrative services contract. Section two of the bill is the effective date. JUSTIFICATION : This bill represents an amendment, as agreed upon by the Legislature and Executive, that allowed for the signing of chapter 473 into law. Such agreement was memorialized at the time of signing in Approval Memorandum 14 of 2016.
S971 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 971 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 5, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the appointment of interpreters to be used in parole board proceedings THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 259-i of the executive law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2016, amending the executive law relating to translation services for inmates appearing before the parole board, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 992 and A. 5548, is amended to read as follows: 8. Foreign born or non-English speaking person before the board. Upon notification from the department pursuant to section two hundred fifty- nine-e of this article, or upon the request of any foreign born or non- English speaking person who is scheduled to participate in an interview, parole release hearing, preliminary hearing or revocation hearing, there shall be appointed FROM THE NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES STATEWIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES CONTRACT, a qualified interpreter [who is certified by a recognized national or New York state credentialing authority] to interpret the proceedings to and the statements or testi- mony of such person. The board shall determine a reasonable fee for all such interpreting services, the cost of which shall be a charge upon the board of parole. No such request or appointment shall cause a delay of release from incarceration of such person. S 2. This act shall take effect on the same date and in the same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2016, amending the executive law relating to translation services for inmates appearing before the parole board, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 992 and A. 5548, takes effect. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07067-01-7
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