senate Bill S216A

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
Feb 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 25, 2020 1st report cal.452
Jan 08, 2020 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
May 28, 2019 print number 216a
May 28, 2019 amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 09, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Feb 25, 2020 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S216A
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2020

nay (2)

S216 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2484
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 24-A §§810 - 814, Cor L; amd §70.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9122, A10360

S216 - Summary

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

S216 - Sponsor Memo

S216 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   216

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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 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,

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

S216A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2484
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 24-A §§810 - 814, Cor L; amd §70.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9122, A10360

S216A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S216A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S216A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 216--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

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

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