senate Bill S806

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding prison work release program eligibility and participation

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 09, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction


S806 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §851, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5920, A8961
2013-2014: S1415, A4875
2015-2016: S1014, A2495
2017-2018: S4445, A4042
2021-2022: S4835
2023-2024: S2920

S806 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to expanding prison work release program eligibility and participation.

S806 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S806 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2019

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  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 expanding prison work
  release program eligibility and participation


  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section 851 of the correction law, as
amended by chapter 60 of the laws of  1994,  the  opening  paragraph  as
amended  by  chapter  320  of the laws of 2006, the closing paragraph as
amended by section 42 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of  the  laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  2. "Eligible inmate" means: a person confined in an institution who is
eligible  for  release on parole or who will become eligible for release
on parole or conditional release within  [two]  THREE  years.  Provided,
however,  that  a  person under sentence for an offense defined in para-
graphs (a) and (b) of subdivision one of section 70.02 of the penal law,
where such offense involved the use or threatened use of a deadly weapon
or dangerous instrument shall not be eligible to participate in  a  work
release program until he or she is eligible for release on parole or who
will  be  eligible  for  release on parole or conditional release within
[eighteen] THIRTY months. Provided,  further,  however,  that  a  person
under  a  determinate  sentence  as  a second felony drug offender for a
class B felony offense defined in article  two  hundred  twenty  of  the
penal  law,  who  was  sentenced  pursuant to section 70.70 of such law,
shall not be eligible to participate  in  a  temporary  release  program
until  the  time  served  under  imprisonment for his or her determinate
sentence, including any jail time credited pursuant to the provisions of
article seventy of the penal law, shall be at least eighteen months.  In
the  case  of a person serving an indeterminate sentence of imprisonment

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


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