|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 24, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 23, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 22, 2021||1st report cal.392|
|Jan 12, 2021||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S1415
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1415 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1415 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1415 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to findings of the state board of parole necessary for discretionary release of incarcerated persons on parole PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Provides that the Board of Parole shall release incarcerated persons who are eligible for release on parole, unless such person presents a current and unreasonable risk or such risk cannot be mitigated by parole supervision. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Executive Law § 259-i (2)(c) (A) to grant discretion- ary release on parole unless the person poses a current and unreasonable risk. This section also changes the word "inmate" to incarcerated
S1415 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1415 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 12, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to findings of the state board of parole necessary for discretionary release of incarcerated persons on parole THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (A) of paragraph (c) of subdivision 2 of section 259-i of the executive law, as amended by chapter 130 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows: (A) Discretionary release on parole shall [not] be granted [merely as a reward for good conduct or efficient performance of duties while confined but after considering if there is a reasonable probability that, if such inmate is released, he will live and remain at liberty without violating the law, and that his release is not incompatible with the welfare of society and will not so deprecate the seriousness of his crime as to undermine respect for law] TO ANY INCARCERATED PERSON APPEARING BEFORE THE BOARD WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR RELEASE ON PAROLE, UNLESS THE PAROLE CASE RECORD DEMONSTRATES THERE IS A CURRENT AND UNREASONABLE RISK THE PERSON WILL VIOLATE THE LAW IF RELEASED AND SUCH RISK CANNOT BE MITIGATED BY PAROLE SUPERVISION. In making the parole release decision, the procedures adopted pursuant to subdivision four of section two hundred fifty-nine-c of this article shall require that the following be considered: (i) the institutional record including program goals and accomplishments, academic achievements, vocational education, training or work assignments, therapy and interactions with staff and [inmates] INCARCERATED PERSONS; (ii) performance, if any, as a participant in a temporary release program; (iii) release plans including community resources, employment, education and training and support services available to the [inmate] INCARCERATED PERSON; (iv) any deportation EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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