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S07531 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 22, 2018
        Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to testimony offered in a
          parole hearing
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 259-c of the  executive  law,  as
     2  amended by section 38-b of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
     3  of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
     4    10.  have the power to authorize any members thereof and hearing offi-
     5  cers to administer oaths and take the testimony of persons  under  oath;
     6  such members and hearing officers shall consider all comments and testi-
     7  mony offered in a hearing when coming to a decision pursuant to subdivi-
     8  sion one of this section;
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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