senate Bill S606

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 - Passed Senate


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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
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2021 1st report cal.985
Jan 06, 2021 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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

S606
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: May 10, 2021

nay (2)

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S606 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4251
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: S9122, A10360
2019-2020: S216, A2484

S606 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S606 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S606 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    606
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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 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,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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