Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 23, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 04, 2023||
referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Senate Bill S307
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S307 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S307 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S307 SPONSOR: SALAZAR TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to findings of the state board of parole necessary for discretionary release of incarcerated individuals on parole PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Provides that the Board of Parole shall release incarcerated persons who are eligible for release on parole, unless the parole case record demon- strates there is a current and unreasonable risk the individual will violate the law if released and such risk cannot be mitigated by parole supervision. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Executive Law § 259-i (2)(c)(A) to require the granting of release on parole to individuals who are eligible for parole release, unless the parole case record demonstrates there is a current and unrea-
2023-S307 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 307 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SALAZAR, RIVERA, BAILEY, BRESLIN, BRISPORT, BROUK, CLEARE, COMRIE, COONEY, GIANARIS, GONZALEZ, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, JACK- SON, KAVANAGH, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, LIU, MAY, MAYER, MYRIE, PARKER, RAMOS, 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 findings of the state board of parole necessary for discretionary release of incarcerated individuals on parole THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (A) of paragraph (c) of subdivision 2 of section 259-i of the executive law, as amended by chapter 322 of the laws of 2021, is amended to read as follows: (A) [Discretionary release] RELEASE on parole shall [not] be granted [merely as a reward for good conduct or efficient performance of duties while confined but after considering if there is a reasonable probabili- ty that, if such incarcerated individual is released, he or she will live and remain at liberty without violating the law, and that his or her release is not incompatible with the welfare of society and will not so deprecate the seriousness of his or her crime as to undermine respect for law] TO ANY INCARCERATED INDIVIDUAL APPEARING BEFORE THE BOARD WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR RELEASE ON PAROLE, UNLESS THE PAROLE CASE RECORD DEMON- STRATES THERE IS A CURRENT AND UNREASONABLE RISK THE INDIVIDUAL WILL VIOLATE THE LAW IF RELEASED AND SUCH RISK CANNOT BE MITIGATED BY PAROLE SUPERVISION. In making the [parole release decision] DETERMINATION AS TO WHETHER AN INDIVIDUAL POSES A CURRENT AND UNREASONABLE RISK OF VIOLATING THE LAW IF RELEASED, the procedures adopted pursuant to subdi- vision four of section two hundred fifty-nine-c of this article shall require that the following be considered: (i) [the institutional record EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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