|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 25, 2021||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S2782
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2782 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2782 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2782 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to establishing emergen- cy release protocols during a time of crisis PURPOSE: To authorize the department of corrections to release certain incarcer- ated individuals in an emergency. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section 807 to the correction law identifying popu- lations eligible to be released in emergency situations. Section 2 clarifies that individuals released under these emergency protocols shall remain under community supervision and shall remain subject to relevant community supervision provisions.
S2782 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2782 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 25, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- 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, in relation to establishing emergen- cy release protocols during a time of crisis 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 section 807 to read as follows: § 807. EMERGENCY RELEASE DURING A TIME OF CRISIS. 1. DURING A STATE DISASTER EMERGENCY, AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE TWO-B OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW, WHICH PLACES THE LIVES, HEALTH OR WELL-BEING OF PEOPLE IN CUSTODY AT RISK, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO RELEASE TO COMMUNITY SUPERVISION ANY PERSON IN CUSTODY WHO: (A) IS WITHIN TWO YEARS OF THEIR EARLIEST RELEASE DATE, HAS A REASON- ABLY STABLE LIVING SITUATION UPON RELEASE, DOES NOT POSE AN UNREASONABLE PUBLIC SAFETY RISK AND APPEARS TO BE REHABILITATED, IS IMMUNOCOMPROMISED OR HAS A DISABILITY AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION TWENTY- ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW; (B) IS A PREGNANT WOMAN OR A WOMAN PARTICIPATING IN THE NURSERY PROGRAM AT A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY WHO DOES NOT POSE AN UNREASONABLE PUBLIC SAFETY RISK AND HAS A REASONABLY STABLE LIVING SITUATION UPON RELEASE; OR (C) IS A PERSON OVER THE AGE OF FIFTY-FIVE THAT HAS COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE HALF OF THEIR TERM OR MINIMUM TERM OF SENTENCE WHO HAS A REASONABLY STABLE LIVING SITUATION UPON RELEASE AND DOES NOT POSE AN UNREASONABLE PUBLIC SAFETY RISK. 2. ANY INDIVIDUAL RELEASED UNDER THESE EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL REMAIN UNDER COMMUNITY SUPERVISION, UNLESS SUCH SUPERVISION IS REVOKED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-I OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW, FOR THE REMAINDER OF THEIR SENTENCE OR UNTIL SUCH TIME EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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