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Local conditional release commission; organization
Correction (COR) CHAPTER 43, ARTICLE 12
§ 271. Local conditional release commission; organization. 1. Every
county, and the city of New York, may adopt a local law establishing a
local conditional release commission. Such commission shall be appointed
by the county executive, upon the advice and consent of the county
legislature, or in the case of the city of New York, such commission
shall be appointed by the mayor, upon the advice and consent of the city
council. Each such commission shall consist of at least five members.
Each member of the commission shall have graduated from an accredited
four year college or university and shall have had at least five years
of experience in the field of criminology, administration of criminal
justice, law enforcement, probation, parole, law, social work, social
science, psychology, psychiatry or corrections.

2. The term of office of each member of such commission shall be for
four years; provided, however, that any member chosen to fill a vacancy
occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall be appointed for
the remainder of the unexpired term of the member whom the person is to
succeed. Vacancies caused by expiration of term or otherwise shall be
filled in the same manner as original appointments.

3. No member of the commission shall serve as a representative of any
political party on an executive committee or other governing body
thereof, as an executive officer or employee of any political committee,
organization or association, nor be a judge or justice, a sheriff or
district attorney.

4. Any member may be removed by the county executive, or the mayor in
the case of the city of New York, for cause, after notice and an
opportunity to be heard.

5. The director of the local probation department, or such director's
designee, shall serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the

6. The local probation department shall assign staff support to the