assembly Bill A4251

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes merit time allowance credits and certain administrative privileges credits for local correctional facilities

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Current Bill Status Via S606 - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
Jun 07, 2021 returned to senate
recommitted to ways and means
substitution reconsidered
recalled from assembly
Jun 02, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.308
substituted for a4251
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.144
Jun 07, 2021 restored to third reading
substitution reconsidered
Jun 02, 2021 substituted by s606
rules report cal.308
reported
May 26, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 19, 2021 reported referred to codes
Feb 01, 2021 referred to correction

Votes

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May 10, 2021 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S606
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2
committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 10, 2021

nay (2)

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A4251 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 24-A §§810 - 814, Cor L; amd §70.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10360
2019-2020: A2484

A4251 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes merit time allowance credits and certain administrative privileges credits for local correctional facilities for eligible inmates.

A4251 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4251
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. WEPRIN, CRUZ -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Correction
 
 AN ACT to amend the correction law and the penal  law,  in  relation  to
   establishing  merit  time allowance credits and certain administrative
   privileges credits for local correctional facilities

   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 article 24-A
 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 24-A
          MERIT TIME ALLOWANCE CREDITS AND CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE
           PRIVILEGES CREDITS FOR LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES
 SECTION 810. DEFINITIONS.
         811. MERIT TIME ALLOWANCE CREDIT ACCRUAL AND APPLICATION.
         812. FORFEITURE OF MERIT TIME ALLOWANCE CREDIT.
         813. CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE PRIVILEGES  CREDITS  FOR  INELIGIBLE
                INMATES.
         814. RECORD KEEPING.
   § 810. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
 HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   1.  "CREDIT"  MEANS  A REDUCTION OF TWENTY-FOUR HOURS IN THE AMOUNT OF
 TIME AN INMATE MUST SERVE IN A CORRECTIONAL  FACILITY  ON  THE  INMATE'S
 SENTENCE UPON CONVICTION; AND
   2.  "ELIGIBLE INMATE" MEANS AN INMATE IN THE CUSTODY OF THE SHERIFF OF
 A LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY  WHO  IS  SERVING  ONE  OR  MORE  DEFINITE
 SENTENCES OF ONE YEAR OR LESS OR WHO IS DETAINED PENDING TRIAL, SENTENCE
 OR  OTHER  DISPOSITION  AND WHO PARTICIPATES IN THE MERIT TIME ALLOWANCE
 CREDIT PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, PROVIDED THAT  SUCH
 INMATE IS NOT CONVICTED ON THE INSTANT CHARGES OF AN A-1 FELONY OFFENSE,
 OTHER  THAN  AN  A-1  FELONY  OFFENSE DEFINED WITHIN ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED
 TWENTY OF THE PENAL LAW, A VIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE AS DEFINED IN  SECTION
 70.02  OF  THE  PENAL  LAW, MANSLAUGHTER IN THE SECOND DEGREE, VEHICULAR
 MANSLAUGHTER IN THE SECOND DEGREE, VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER IN  THE  FIRST
 DEGREE,  CRIMINALLY  NEGLIGENT  HOMICIDE, ANY OFFENSE DEFINED IN ARTICLE