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General Assembly

File No. 111

    February Session, 2012

Substitute Senate Bill No. 280

Senate, March 26, 2012

The Committee on Judiciary reported through SEN. COLEMAN of the 2nd Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage and applicable to crimes committed on or after said date

53a-54b

Sec. 2

from passage

53a-35a

Sec. 3

from passage

53a-35b

Sec. 4

from passage

53a-45(a)

Sec. 5

from passage

53a-46a(a)

Sec. 6

from passage

53a-46b(a)

Sec. 7

from passage

53a-54a(c)

Sec. 8

from passage

10-145b(j)(2)

Sec. 9

from passage

10-145i

Sec. 10

from passage

46b-127(a)

Sec. 11

from passage

46b-133(a)

Sec. 12

from passage

51-36(c)

Sec. 13

from passage

51-199(b)

Sec. 14

from passage

51-246

Sec. 15

from passage

51-286c

Sec. 16

from passage

52-434(a)(1)

Sec. 17

from passage

53a-25(b)

Sec. 18

from passage

53a-30(a)

Sec. 19

from passage

53a-39a(a)

Sec. 20

from passage

53a-40d(a)

Sec. 21

from passage

53a-46d

Sec. 22

from passage

53a-182b(a)

Sec. 23

from passage

53a-217d(a)

Sec. 24

from passage

54-2a(b)

Sec. 25

from passage

54-46a(a)

Sec. 26

from passage

54-82

Sec. 27

from passage

54-82g

Sec. 28

from passage

54-82h(a)

Sec. 29

from passage

54-83

Sec. 30

from passage

54-91a(a)

Sec. 31

from passage

54-102jj(b)

Sec. 32

from passage

54-125a(b)

Sec. 33

from passage

54-125d(d)

Sec. 34

from passage

54-131b

Sec. 35

from passage

54-131k(a)

Sec. 36

from passage

54-193(a)

JUD

Joint Favorable Subst.-LCO

 

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 13 $

FY 14 $

Pub. Defender Serv. Com.

GF - Savings

700,000

700,000

Criminal Justice, Div.

GF - Savings

150,000

150,000

Correction, Dept.

GF - Savings

See Below

See Below

FY 13/14 Savings

Agency

Savings

Public Defenders Service Commission

$700,000

Division of Criminal Justice

$150,000

Total Savings

$850,000

Future Savings

Agency

Savings

Public Defenders Service Commission

$3,834,000/year

Division of Criminal Justice

$1,200,000/year

Department of Corrections

$455,000/inmate

Public Defender Services Commission

Expert Witnesses

$400,000

Special Public Defenders

$300,000

Total Savings

$700,000

Division of Criminal Justice

Expert Witnesses

$150,000

Total Savings

$150,000

Public Defender Services Commission

Personal Services

$2,500,000

Other Expenses

$29,000

Expert Witnesses

$660,000

Special Public Defenders

$645,000

Total Savings

$3,834,000

Division of Criminal Justice

Personal Services

$1,050,000

Expert Witnesses

$150,000

Total Savings

$1,200,000

Department of Correction Impact (per inmate)

Cost for Death Penalty

$1,728,340

Cost to Incarcerate an Inmate for Life

$1,273,566

Difference (Savings from the bill)

$454,774

Department of Correction Death Penalty Cost

Cost

$

Incarceration

1,412,340

Execution

316,000

Total Cost of death penalty per offender

1,728,340

Sources:

Journal of Urban Health

Yea

24

Nay

19

(03/21/2012)

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1 Population Impact of Mass Incarceration under New York's Rockefeller Drug Laws: An Analysis of Years of Life Lost” Journal of Urban Health: 79:3, September 2002.