senate Bill S2630

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certificates upon discharge

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 25, 2021 signed chap.491
Oct 13, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.563
substituted for a5549
Jun 09, 2021 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1625
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 27, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 22, 2021 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 8, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S2630
14
5
committee
14
Aye
5
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 27, 2021 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S2630
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Apr 27, 2021

nay (2)

S2630 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5549
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §205, Cor L; amd §259-j, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8076, A9805
2017-2018: S3494, S5561, A1052
2019-2020: S3313, A2211

S2630 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certificates of relief from disabilities and certificates of good conduct upon discharge.

S2630 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2630 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2630
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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 correction law and the executive law, in relation to
   certificates upon discharge
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 205  of  the  correction  law,  as
 added  by section 32 of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of
 2011, is amended to read as follows:
   2. (A) A merit  termination  granted  by  the  department  under  this
 section  shall  constitute a termination of the sentence with respect to
 which it was granted. No such merit termination shall be granted  unless
 the  department  is satisfied that termination of sentence from presump-
 tive release, parole, conditional release or post-release supervision is
 in the best interest of society,  and  that  the  parolee  or  releasee,
 otherwise  financially  able  to comply with an order of restitution and
 the payment of any mandatory surcharge previously imposed by a court  of
 competent  jurisdiction,  has  made a good faith effort to comply there-
 with.
   (B) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, A PERSON GRANTED MERIT
 TERMINATION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE PROVIDED A CERTIFICATE  OF
 RELIEF FROM DISABILITIES PURSUANT TO SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED THREE OF THIS
 CHAPTER  OR  A  CERTIFICATE  OF GOOD CONDUCT UNDER SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED
 THREE-B OF THIS CHAPTER, AS APPLICABLE.
   § 2. Section 259-j of the executive law is amended  by  adding  a  new
 subdivision 4 to read as follows:
   4.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,  A PERSON GRANTED
 DISCHARGE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE  PROVIDED
 A  CERTIFICATE  OF  RELIEF  FROM  DISABILITIES PURSUANT TO SECTION SEVEN
 HUNDRED THREE OF THE CORRECTION LAW OR A  CERTIFICATE  OF  GOOD  CONDUCT

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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