senate Bill S3029

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the modification of the procedure for interviews of parole applicants and to the disclosure of parole applicant records

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 27, 2021 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S3029 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2025
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §259-i, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5374, A7939
2013-2014: S1128, A4108
2015-2016: S1728, A2930
2017-2018: S3095, A4353
2019-2020: S3257, A4273

S3029 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the modification of the procedure for interviews of parole applicants and to the disclosure of parole applicant records.

S3029 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3029 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3029
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, BAILEY, BRESLIN, COMRIE, HOYLMAN, KENNEDY,
   KRUEGER, RIVERA, SANDERS, SAVINO, SEPULVEDA, SERINO -- 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 modifying  the  proce-
   dure  for  interviews  of  parole  applicants and to the disclosure of
   parole applicant records
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 2 of section 259-i of the
 executive law, as amended by section 38-f-1 of subpart A of  part  C  of
 chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
   (a)  (i) Except as provided in subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph, at
 least [one month] THREE MONTHS prior to the date on which [an inmate]  A
 PAROLE  APPLICANT  may be paroled pursuant to subdivision one of section
 70.40 of the penal law, a member or members as determined by  the  rules
 of  the  board shall personally interview such [inmate] PAROLE APPLICANT
 and determine whether he OR SHE should be paroled in accordance with the
 [guidelines] PROCEDURES adopted pursuant to subdivision four of  section
 two  hundred  fifty-nine-c  of  this article.   THE INTERVIEW SHALL TAKE
 PLACE WITH ALL PARTIES PRESENT IN THE SAME ROOM. THE INTERVIEW SHALL  BE
 RECORDED  AUDIO-VISUALLY  AND  THIS RECORDING SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO
 THE BOARD AND THE PAROLE APPLICANT OR THE PAROLE  APPLICANT'S  REPRESEN-
 TATIVE  ONLY.  AT  LEAST  ONE  MONTH  PRIOR TO THE PAROLE HEARING PAROLE
 APPLICANTS SHALL BE PROVIDED THE OPPORTUNITY  TO  REVIEW  ALL  DOCUMENTS
 CONTAINED  IN THEIR PAROLE FILE OR THAT OTHERWISE WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE
 FOR THE BOARD'S DISCRETIONARY RELEASE CONSIDERATION. NO DOCUMENTS  SHALL
 BE  CONSIDERED  CONFIDENTIAL  EXCEPT  AS PROVIDED IN SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF
 PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. RECORDS CONCERNING OR RELATING TO THE
 MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT OF THE PAROLE APPLICANT SHALL  BE
 DISCLOSED  UNLESS,  IN  ACCORDANCE WITH THE STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES SET
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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