senate Bill S126

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to the education and experience of members of the state board of parole

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 15, 2023 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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Mar 8, 2023 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S126
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 8, 2023

aye wr (1)

Sponsor's Position

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

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A586
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §259-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S8767, A10017

S126 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the education and experience of members of the state board of parole; provides that members can have either a degree and at least five years of experience in several fields or at least ten years of experience in such fields.

S126 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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