senate Bill S1379

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to significant programmatic accomplishment for limited credit time allowances for certain inmates

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.321
substituted for a882
May 06, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 28, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2019 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2019 1st report cal.23
Jan 14, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

view votes

Jan 22, 2019 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S1379
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee vote details

Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Jan 22, 2019

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S1379 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A882
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §803-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6453, A7576

S1379 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to significant programmatic accomplishment for limited credit time allowances for certain inmates; now includes completion of an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree.

S1379 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1379 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 1379                                                   A. 882

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BAILEY -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Crime
  Victims, Crime and Correction

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced by M. of A. WRIGHT, WEPRIN, CRESPO, JAFFEE,
  O'DONNELL, SIMON, COOK, ORTIZ, DE LA ROSA, BLAKE, RICHARDSON, AUBRY --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to significant  program-
  matic  accomplishment  for  limited credit time allowances for certain
  inmates

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (ii)  of  paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of
section 803-b of the correction law, as amended by section 1 of  part  E
of chapter 55 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (ii)  obtains  [a  masters  of  professional  studies]  AN ASSOCIATE'S
DEGREE, BACHELOR'S DEGREE OR MASTER'S degree; or
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00601-01-9

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.