Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to codes
|Jan 31, 2023
referred to codes
Senate Bill S3426
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S3426 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S3426 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3426REVISED 1/23/24 SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To update New York's criminal law to reflect twenty-first century under- standing of the adolescent brain and criminal culpability, by creating a new Young Adult Offender status to apply to those who are 19 to 25 years old at the time of the alleged offense, as well as a new First Offender status for those 22 or older at the time of the alleged offense. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends section 720.10 of the Criminal Procedure
2023-S3426 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3426 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 Codes 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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- ings: 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. LBD06207-01-3 S. 3426 2
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