|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
|Jun 10, 2021||committed to rules|
|May 12, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|May 11, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|May 10, 2021||1st report cal.987|
|Feb 02, 2021||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S4115
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
S4115 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
- Law Section:
- Correction Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §136, Cor L
S4115 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4115 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring the educa- tional and vocational credits earned by incarcerated individuals are transferable upon release PURPOSE: This bill will ensure that incarcerated individuals who undertake educa- tional and vocational programs will be able to transfer such credits, certifications, etc., upon release. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill amends the correction law, to make it clear that educational and vocational credits earned by individuals while incarcerated are transferable and usable.
S4115 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4115 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 2, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- 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 requiring the educa- tional and vocational credits earned by incarcerated individuals are transferable upon release THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 136 of the correction law, as amended by chapter 431 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: 1. The objective of correctional education in its broadest sense should be the socialization of the inmates through varied impressional and expressional activities, with emphasis on individual inmate needs. The objective of this program shall be the return of these inmates to society with a more wholesome attitude toward living, with a desire to conduct themselves as good citizens, and with the skill and knowledge which will give them a reasonable chance to maintain themselves and their dependents through honest labor. To this end each inmate shall be given a program of education which, on the basis of available data, seems most likely to further the process of socialization and rehabili- tation. Provided that, the commissioner, in consultation with the commissioner of education, shall develop a curricula for and require provision of an education program to all inmates, on a periodic basis, on the consequences and prevention of shaken baby syndrome which may include the viewing of a video presentation thereon. The time daily devoted to such education shall be such as is required for meeting the above objectives. The director of education, subject to the direction of the commissioner and after consultation with the commissioner of educa- tion, shall develop the curricula and the education programs that are required to meet the special needs of each correctional facility in the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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