senate Bill S3426

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to granting certain individuals youthful offender status or young adult offender status; repealer

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Jan 31, 2023 referred to codes


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S3426 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §720.15 sub 3, amd CP L, generally; amd §§60.00, 60.02, 80.00 & 80.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A8381
2021-2022: S5749, A3536

S3426 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to granting certain individuals youthful offender status; adds a new category of individuals eligible for young adult offender status; provides for process and sentencing requirements related to such statuses.

S3426 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3426 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 31, 2023
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MYRIE, BRISPORT, CLEARE, RIVERA -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  criminal  procedure  law  and the penal law, in
   relation to granting certain individuals youthful offender status;  to
   add  a  new  category of individuals eligible for young adult offender
   status; and to repeal certain provisions of the criminal procedure law
   relating thereto
   Section  1.  Section 720.10 of the criminal procedure law, as added by
 chapter 981 of the laws of 1971, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 411
 of the laws of 1979, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 416 of the laws
 of 1986, paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 316 of the
 laws of 2006, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 264  of  the  laws  of
 2003,  and  subdivisions  4, 5 and 6 as renumbered by chapter 481 of the
 laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
 § 720.10 Youthful offender procedure; definition of terms.
   As used in this article, the following terms have the following  mean-
   1.  "Youth"  means  a person charged with a crime alleged to have been
 committed when he OR SHE was at least sixteen years old  and  less  than
 nineteen years old or a person charged with being a juvenile offender as
 defined in subdivision forty-two of section 1.20 of this chapter.
   2. "Eligible youth" means a youth who is eligible to be found a youth-
 ful offender. Every youth is so eligible unless:
   (a)  the  conviction  to be replaced by a youthful offender finding is
 for (i) a class A-I or class A-II felony, or (ii) [an  armed  felony  as
 defined  in subdivision forty-one of section 1.20, except as provided in
 subdivision three, or (iii)] rape in the first degree,  criminal  sexual

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
 S. 3426                             2


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