Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 20, 2023||
referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Senate Bill S2423
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S2423 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S2423 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2423 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN-SIGAL TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to parole eligibility for certain incarcerated persons aged fifty-five or older SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill adds new subdivisions 18 and 19 to section 259-c of the Executive Law ("State board of parole; functions, powers and duties"). -Sub. 18: provides that a person 55 or older who has served at least 15 years of a sentence shall have an interview with the Board of Parole to determine whether they should be released to community supervision with- in 60 days of their 55th birthday or the last day of the 15th year of their sentence, whichever is later. If release is not granted, the person shall have a subsequent interview no more than 24 months later. -Sub. 19: requires the Board of Parole to report quarterly to the Gover- nor, Legislature and public about the outcomes of elder parole.
2023-S2423 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2423 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 20, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN-SIGAL, BAILEY, BRESLIN, BRISPORT, BROUK, CLEARE, COMRIE, COONEY, GIANARIS, HARCKHAM, HINCHEY, JACKSON, KAVANAGH, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, LIU, MAYER, MYRIE, PARKER, PERSAUD, RAMOS, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- 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 executive law, in relation to parole eligibility for certain incarcerated persons aged fifty-five or older THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 259-c of the executive law is amended by adding two new subdivisions 18 and 19 to read as follows: 18. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER SECTION OF LAW, WHERE A PERSON SERVING A SENTENCE OF INCARCERATION HAS SERVED AT LEAST FIFTEEN YEARS OF THEIR SENTENCE OR SENTENCES AND HAS REACHED THE AGE OF FIFTY-FIVE OR GREATER, CONDUCT AN INTERVIEW WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE DATE OF THE PERSON'S FIFTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY OR THE LAST DAY OF THE FIFTEENTH YEAR OF THEIR SENTENCE, WHICHEVER IS LATER, PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY- NINE-I OF THIS ARTICLE TO DETERMINE WHETHER SUCH PERSON SHOULD BE RELEASED TO COMMUNITY SUPERVISION. IF THE BOARD DETERMINES THAT RELEASE IS APPROPRIATE PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-I OF THIS ARTICLE, THEN THE BOARD SHALL RELEASE THE PERSON TO COMMUNITY SUPERVISION. IF RELEASE TO COMMUNITY SUPERVISION IS NOT GRANTED, THE PERSON SHALL BE INFORMED IN WRITING WITHIN TWO WEEKS OF SUCH APPEARANCE OF THE FACTORS AND REASONS FOR THE DENIAL OF SUCH RELEASE AND THE BOARD SHALL SPECIFY A DATE NOT MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS FROM SUCH DETERMINATION FOR RECONSIDERATION, AND THE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED UPON RECONSIDERATION SHALL BE THE SAME. IF RELEASE TO COMMUNITY SUPERVISION IS GRANTED, THE BOARD SHALL SET RELEASE CONDITIONS AND THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL OTHERWISE APPLY AS THOUGH THE PERSON WAS RELEASED AFTER THE COMPLETION OF HIS OR HER MINIMUM SENTENCE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02069-01-3
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