assembly Bill A6769

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the determination of youthful offender status

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 02, 2021 signed chap.552
Oct 22, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1213
substituted for s282
Jun 03, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 02, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.356
rules report cal.356
reported
May 25, 2021 reported referred to rules
Mar 29, 2021 referred to codes

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A6769 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S282
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §720.20, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8160, S6572

A6769 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that an individual who was an eligible youth who was not determined to be a youthful offender by the sentencing court may apply to such court for a new determination after at least five years have passed since the imposition of the sentence, or at least five years after the individual's latest release from incarceration, if such individual was sentenced to a period of incarceration.

A6769 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6769
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to the  determi-
   nation of youthful offender status
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 720.20 of the criminal procedure law is amended  by
 adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
   5.  (A) AN INDIVIDUAL WHO WAS AN ELIGIBLE YOUTH WHO WAS NOT DETERMINED
 TO BE A YOUTHFUL OFFENDER BY THE  SENTENCING  COURT  MAY  APPLY  TO  THE
 SENTENCING  COURT FOR A NEW DETERMINATION AFTER AT LEAST FIVE YEARS HAVE
 PASSED SINCE THE IMPOSITION OF THE SENTENCE FOR  WHICH  SUCH  INDIVIDUAL
 WAS  NOT DETERMINED TO BE A YOUTHFUL OFFENDER, OR, IF THE INDIVIDUAL WAS
 SENTENCED TO A PERIOD OF INCARCERATION, INCLUDING A PERIOD OF INCARCERA-
 TION IMPOSED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SENTENCE OF PROBATION,  THE  INDIVID-
 UAL'S  LATEST  RELEASE FROM INCARCERATION, PROVIDED THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL
 HAS NOT BEEN CONVICTED OF ANY NEW CRIME SINCE  THE  IMPOSITION  OF  SUCH
 SENTENCE.
   (B)  IN CONSIDERING WHETHER SUCH INDIVIDUAL SHOULD BE DETERMINED TO BE
 A YOUTHFUL OFFENDER PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS  SUBDIVISION,  THE
 COURT SHALL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING FACTORS:
   (I)  WHETHER  RELIEVING  THE  INDIVIDUAL  FROM  THE ONUS OF A CRIMINAL
 RECORD WOULD FACILITATE REHABILITATION AND SUCCESSFUL REENTRY AND  REIN-
 TEGRATION INTO SOCIETY;
   (II) THE MANNER IN WHICH THE CRIME WAS COMMITTED;
   (III)  THE  ROLE  OF THE INDIVIDUAL IN THE CRIME WHICH RESULTED IN THE
 CONVICTION;
   (IV) THE INDIVIDUAL'S AGE AT THE TIME OF THE CRIME;
   (V) THE LENGTH OF TIME SINCE THE CRIME WAS COMMITTED;
   (VI) ANY MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCES AT THE TIME THE CRIME WAS COMMITTED;
   (VII) THE INDIVIDUAL'S CRIMINAL RECORD;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.