|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 25, 2019||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S5320
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
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- Delivered to Governor
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S5320 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5320 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5320 SPONSOR: ANTONACCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring unanimous agreement by the parole board to release an inmate on parole PURPOSE: To require unanimous consent of the Parole Board to release an inmate on parole. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Sections one and two of this bill amend Executive Law section 259(2)(a) to require that decisions of the Parole Board to grant parole to an inmate must be unanimous. Section two provides that this act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amendments to paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 259-i of the executive law made by section one of this act shall
S5320 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5320 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 25, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ANTONACCI -- 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 requiring unanimous agreement by the parole board to release an inmate on parole THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 259-i of the executive law, as amended by section 38-f-1 of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (i) Except as provided in subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph, at least one month prior to the date on which an inmate may be paroled pursuant to subdivision one of section 70.40 of the penal law, a member or members as determined by the rules of the board shall personally interview such inmate and determine whether he OR SHE should be paroled in accordance with the guidelines adopted pursuant to subdivision four of section two hundred fifty-nine-c of this article. SUCH DETERMINATION TO PAROLE SUCH INMATE SHALL BE UNANIMOUS BY AGREEMENT OF THE BOARD. If parole is not granted upon such review, the inmate shall be informed in writing within two weeks of such appearance of the factors and reasons for such denial of parole. Such reasons shall be given in detail and not in conclusory terms. The board shall specify a date not more than twen- ty-four months from such determination for reconsideration, and the procedures to be followed upon reconsideration shall be the same. If the inmate is released, he OR SHE shall be given a copy of the conditions of parole. Such conditions shall where appropriate, include a requirement that the parolee comply with any restitution order, mandatory surcharge, sex offender registration fee and DNA databank fee previously imposed by a court of competent jurisdiction that applies to the parolee. The conditions shall indicate which restitution collection agency estab- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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