|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 10, 2018||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S8681
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
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S8681 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8681 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the establishment of a parole board nomination commission; such commission shall conduct searches and screenings for potential candidates to fill open seats on the state board of parole and provide the governor with no less than three and no more than seven candidate recommendations to fill each vacancy on the board.
S8681 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8681 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of a parole board nomination commission PURPOSE: Provides an establishment of a commission on parole board nominations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 1 of section 259-b of the executive law so forth after April first, two thousand eighteen, with the advice of the parole board nomination commission established in section 259-b, the board will consist of no more than seventeen members appointed by the Governor with the consent of the Senate. Any member chosen to fill a vacancy occurring otherwise than by expiration of the term shall be appointed with forty-five days of such vacancy for the remainder of the
S8681 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8681 I N S E N A T E May 10, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of a parole board nomination commission THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 259-b of the executive law, as amended by section 38-a of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: 1. There shall be in the department a state board of parole which shall possess the powers and duties hereinafter specified. The board shall function independently of the department regarding all of its decision-making functions, as well as any other powers and duties speci- fied in this article, provided, however, that administrative matters of general applicability within the department shall be applicable to the board. Such board shall consist of not more than nineteen members appointed by the governor with the [advice and] consent of the senate, AND AFTER APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, WITH THE ADVICE OF THE PAROLE BOARD NOMINATION COMMISSION ESTABLISHED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-BB OF THIS ARTICLE. The term of office of each member of such board shall be for six years; provided, however, that any member chosen to fill a vacancy occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall be appointed WITHIN FORTY-FIVE DAYS OF SUCH VACANCY for the remainder of the unexpired term of the member whom he is to succeed. In the event of the inability to act of any member, the governor may appoint some compe- tent informed person to act in his stead during the continuance of such disability. § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 259-bb to read as follows: § 259-BB. PAROLE BOARD NOMINATION COMMISSION. 1. NO LATER THAN APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN, A PAROLE BOARD NOMINATION COMMISSION SHALL BE ESTABLISHED. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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