|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
|Feb 25, 2021||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S5175
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
S5175 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- 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:
2009-2010: S425, A1188
2011-2012: S1861, A2081
2013-2014: S2486, A2774
2015-2016: S1483, A1680
2017-2018: S2997, A2350
2019-2020: S4354, A6483
S5175 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5175 SPONSOR: PALUMBO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the time in which reconsideration for parole shall be determined in the case of convictions for murder in the first degree, aggravated murder, and murder in the second degree, where a sentence other than death or life imprisonment without parole is imposed PURPOSE: This bill would extend the number of months from twenty four to sixty as the time within which the parole board must set for reconsideration of a denied application for parole in cases where an inmate was sentenced for a violent crime. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Lorraine's Law".
S5175 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 5175 A. 5803 2021-2022 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y February 25, 2021 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. PALUMBO -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, PALMESANO, MAGNARELLI, STIRPE, WOERNER, BRABENEC, RA, J. M. GIGLIO, LALOR, HAWLEY, FITZPA- TRICK, BLANKENBUSH, GOODELL, DiPIETRO, DILAN, COLTON, JONES, BUTTENS- CHON, TAGUE, GRIFFIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BYRNE, FRIEND, McDONOUGH, B. MILLER, M. MILLER, MONTESANO, MORINELLO, NORRIS, WALSH -- read once and referred to the Committee on Correction AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the time in which reconsideration for parole shall be determined in the case of convictions for murder in the first degree, aggravated murder, and murder in the second degree, where a sentence other than death or life imprisonment without parole is imposed THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Lorraine's Law". § 2. Legislative findings and intent. This legislation is named in the memory of Lorraine Miranda who was a native of Shirley, Long Island. Despite being afflicted with Cerebral Palsy, she graduated from high school, moved to Staten Island, New York and worked tirelessly to help disabled children at the Port Richmond branch of United Cerebral Palsy of New York while attending college at night. She was engaged and was planning her wedding. In a tragic turn, Lorraine Miranda was brutally murdered by her fiancee on December 5, 1988. She was only 24 years old. Her killer was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. He became eligi- ble for parole in 2003 and has since been denied seven times. Currently when parole is denied, the Parole Board has the discretion to set the date for reconsideration for parole for any date within two EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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