Bill Text: NY A00882 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to significant programmatic accomplishment for limited credit time allowances for certain inmates; now includes completion of an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-20 - substituted by s1379 [A00882 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A00882-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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            S. 1379                                                   A. 882
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
                                    January 14, 2019
                                       ___________
        IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BAILEY -- read twice and ordered print-
          ed, and when printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Crime
          Victims, Crime and Correction
        IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced by M. of A. WRIGHT, WEPRIN, CRESPO, JAFFEE,
          O'DONNELL, SIMON, COOK, ORTIZ, DE LA ROSA, BLAKE, RICHARDSON, AUBRY --
          read once and referred to the Committee on Correction
        AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to significant  program-
          matic  accomplishment  for  limited credit time allowances for certain
          inmates
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subparagraph  (ii)  of  paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of
     2  section 803-b of the correction law, as amended by section 1 of  part  E
     3  of chapter 55 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (ii)  obtains  [a  masters  of  professional  studies]  an associate's
     5  degree, bachelor's degree or master's degree; or
     6    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD00601-01-9
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