|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 15, 2023||referred to correction|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 13, 2023||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 09, 2023||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 08, 2023||1st report cal.452|
|Jan 04, 2023||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S126
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
This bill will amend the requirements for the state parole board to create eligibility for well-qualified candidates with no college degree.
S126 (ACTIVE) - Details
S126 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S126 SPONSOR: RYAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the education and experience of members of the state board of parole PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to expand the eligible pool of candidates for the parole board. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 2 of section 259-b of the executive law to permit five years of relevant experience to serve as a substitution for a bachelor's degree. Section 2 is the effective date.
S126 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 126 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RYAN -- 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 the education and experience of members of the state board of parole THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 259-b of the executive law, as amended by section 38-a of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: 2. Each member of the board shall EITHER (A) have been awarded a degree from an accredited four-year college or university or a graduate degree from such college or university or accredited graduate school and shall have had at least five years of experience in one or more of the fields of criminology, administration of criminal justice, law enforce- ment, sociology, law, social work, corrections, psychology, psychiatry or medicine; OR (B) HAVE AT LEAST TEN YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN ONE OR MORE OF THE FIELDS OF CRIMINOLOGY, ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, LAW ENFORCEMENT, SOCIOLOGY, LAW, SOCIAL WORK, CORRECTIONS, PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY OR MEDICINE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00624-01-3
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