assembly Bill A2530

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a commission to study and develop a plan for improving education in state prisons

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.988
substituted for s5468
Jun 01, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.167
rules report cal.167
reported
May 25, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 19, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 19, 2021 referred to correction

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A2530 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5468
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §49, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4327
2011-2012: A2315, S6702
2013-2014: A1107, S2782
2015-2016: A5973, S2520
2017-2018: A6992, S2235
2019-2020: A2177, S5002

A2530 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a commission on prison education to study and develop a plan for improving education in state prisons.

A2530 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   2530
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. BARRON, VANEL, CAHILL, BICHOTTE HERMELYN, HYND-
   MAN, TAYLOR, COLTON, DE LA ROSA, WILLIAMS, WEPRIN  --  Multi-Sponsored
   by  -- M. of A.  COOK, DAVILA, GOTTFRIED, JEAN-PIERRE, NOLAN, PEOPLES-
   STOKES, PICHARDO, SIMON, WALKER --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Correction

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  correction  law,  in relation to establishing a
   commission on improving education in state prisons
 
   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 section 49 to
 read as follows:
   §  49.  COMMISSION  ON PRISON EDUCATION. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED A
 COMMISSION ON PRISON EDUCATION COMPRISED OF NINE MEMBERS WHO SHALL STUDY
 AND DEVELOP A PLAN FOR IMPROVING EDUCATION IN THE STATE  PRISON  SYSTEM.
 THE  COMMISSION  ON  PRISON EDUCATION SHALL CONSIDER AND INVESTIGATE THE
 FOLLOWING FACTORS WHEN DETERMINING EDUCATION IMPROVEMENTS: THE IMPACT ON
 AN INMATE'S EMPLOYMENT  OPPORTUNITIES  UPON  RELEASE  FROM  PRISON,  THE
 IMPACT  ON  AN INMATE'S REINTEGRATION INTO SOCIETY AND THE EFFECTIVENESS
 IN REDUCING RECIDIVISM. APPOINTMENTS TO THE TASK FORCE SHALL BE MADE  AS
 FOLLOWS:  THREE BY THE GOVERNOR; TWO BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY; ONE
 BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY; TWO BY THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT
 OF  THE SENATE AND ONE BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE. THE COMMIS-
 SION ON PRISON EDUCATION SHALL ISSUE A REPORT WITHIN  TEN  MONTHS  AFTER
 THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00309-01-1