Increase Allowable Length of Minimum Sentence for Inmates to Qualify for
the Earned Eligibility Program and Change the Term "Pre-Release"
Program to "Transitional Services" Program (Sections 2100.1 and
2100.4 (b) of 7 NYCRR)
Date filed with the Department of State (DOS): 2/17/2009
DOS #: COR 09-09-00013
Date adopted: 6/03/2009
Description: To modify Section 2100.1 so eligible inmates
can be serving an indeterminate sentence within a minimum term of not more
than eight years, rather than not more than six years, to be considered for
the Earned Eligibility Program, and to modify Section 2100.4 (b) to replace
the name "pre-release" program with "transitional services"
program to reflect a Departmental change.
Department of Corrections and Community Supervision