senate Bill S57

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to limiting eligibility for limited credit times allowances to those inmates having completed eighty percent of their original sentence

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S57 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §803-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1963
2017-2018: S1498

S57 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to limiting eligibility for limited credit times allowances to those inmates having completed eighty percent of their original sentence.

S57 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S57 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   57

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  correction  law, in relation to eligibility for
  limited credit time allowances for inmates  serving  indeterminate  or
  determinate sentences imposed for specified offenses

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (b)  of  subdivision  1  of
section  803-b  of  the correction law is amended by adding a new clause
(D) to read as follows:
  (D) AN INMATE SHALL NOT BE ELIGIBLE  FOR  THE  CREDIT  DEFINED  HEREIN
BEFORE HAVING COMPLETED EIGHTY PERCENT OF HIS OR HER ORIGINAL SENTENCE.
  §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to all
sentences imposed on and after such effective date.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05161-01-9

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