senate Bill S8498

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Permits emergency medical parole during a time of crisis

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Jun 06, 2020 referred to rules

S8498 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10770
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §259-t, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2780, A4361

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

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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