|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 06, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8498
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
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S8498 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8498 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Permits emergency medical parole during a time of crisis to those that have a disability and who are at serious risk for death, disease or other harm due to an emergency disaster being declared provided such person has a reasonably stable living situation upon release and does not pose an unreasonable current public safety risk.
S8498 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8498 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to permitting emergency medical parole during a time of crisis PURPOSE: To authorize the board of parole to release certain prisoners in an emergency. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section 259-T to the executive law. Section 2 provides an effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
S8498 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8498 I N S E N A T E June 6, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to permitting emergency medical parole during a time of crisis THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 259-t to read as follows: § 259-T. EMERGENCY MEDICAL PAROLE DURING A TIME OF CRISIS. 1. DURING A STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY, AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE TWO-B OF THIS CHAPTER WHICH PLACES THE LIVES, HEALTH OR WELL-BEING OF VULNERABLE PEOPLE IN CUSTODY AT RISK, THE BOARD SHALL RELEASE TO COMMUNITY SUPERVISION ANYONE IN CUSTODY WHO HAS A DISABILITY AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVI- SION TWENTY-ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THIS CHAPTER AND WHO IS AT SERIOUS RISK FOR DEATH, DISEASE OR OTHER HARM DUE TO SUCH EMERGENCY PROVIDED SUCH PERSON HAS A REASONABLY STABLE LIVING SITUATION UPON RELEASE AND DOES NOT POSE AN UNREASONABLE CURRENT PUBLIC SAFETY RISK. 2. ANY INDIVIDUAL RELEASED UNDER THESE EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL REMAIN UNDER COMMUNITY SUPERVISION, UNLESS SUCH SUPERVISION IS REVOKED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-I OF THIS ARTICLE, FOR THE REMAINDER OF THEIR SENTENCE OR UNTIL SUCH TIME THAT THE COMMISSIONER DECIDES IT IS APPROPRIATE TO TERMINATE SUCH SUPER- VISION PURSUANT TO THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIVE OF THE CORRECTION LAW. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16590-01-0
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