assembly Bill A2484A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.110
May 29, 2019 amended on third reading 2484a
May 16, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.335
May 14, 2019 reported
Feb 11, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 28, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 22, 2019 referred to correction

Co-Sponsors

A2484 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S216
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:
2017-2018: A10360, S9122
2021-2022: A4251, S606

A2484 - Summary

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

A2484 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2484

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Correction

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

Co-Sponsors

A2484A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S216
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:
2017-2018: A10360, S9122
2021-2022: A4251, S606

A2484A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A2484A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2484--A
                                                        Cal. No. 335

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN, McDONALD -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on  Correction -- reported and referred to the Committee on
  Codes -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and  Means  --
  reported  from  committee,  advanced  to  a third reading, amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

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

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