senate Bill S6944

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status Via A9060 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.23
substituted for s6944
Feb 10, 2020 substituted by a9060
Jan 09, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.23
Jan 08, 2020 referred to rules
Jan 06, 2020 referred to rules

S6944 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9060
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §803-b, Cor L (as proposed in S.1379 & A.882)

S6944 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to significant programmatic accomplishment for limited credit time allowances for certain inmates; includes an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree or doctoral degree by completing a registered program from a New York state degree-granting institution, or a program offered by an out-of-state institution of higher education.

S6944 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6944 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6944

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

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 a chapter of the laws
of 2019, amending the correction law relating to significant programmat-
ic  accomplishment  for  limited  credit  time  allowances  for  certain
inmates,  as  proposed  in legislative bill numbers S.1379 and A.882, is
amended to read as follows:
  (ii) obtains an  [associate's]  ASSOCIATE  degree,  bachelor's  degree
[or],  master's  degree  OR  DOCTORAL  DEGREE BY COMPLETING A REGISTERED
PROGRAM FROM A NEW YORK STATE DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTION, OR A  PROGRAM
OFFERED BY AN OUT-OF-STATE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION AUTHORIZED TO
OFFER  POST-SECONDARY  DISTANCE  EDUCATION IN NEW YORK STATE PURSUANT TO
APPLICABLE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; or
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
manner  as  a  chapter  of the laws of 2019, amending the correction law
relating to significant programmatic accomplishment for  limited  credit
time  allowances  for  certain  inmates, as proposed in legislative bill
numbers S.1379 and A.882, takes effect.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
S                                                          LBD00601-02-9

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