§ 865 Definitions
§ 866 Establishment of Shock Incarceration Program
§ 867 Procedure for Selection of Participants in Shock Incarceration Program

Terms Used In New York Laws > Correction > Article 26-A - Shock Incarceration Program for State Correctional Inmates

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Commissioner: means the head of the office of mental health. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 7.03
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Eligible incarcerated individual: means a person sentenced to an indeterminate term of imprisonment who will become eligible for release on parole within three years or sentenced to a determinate term of imprisonment who will become eligible for conditional release within three years, who has not reached the age of fifty years, who has not previously been convicted of a violent felony as defined in article seventy of the penal law, or a felony in any other jurisdiction which includes all of the essential elements of any such violent felony, upon which an indeterminate or determinate term of imprisonment was imposed and who was between the ages of sixteen and fifty years at the time of commission of the crime upon which his or her present sentence was based. See N.Y. Correction Law 865
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Office: means the office of mental health. See N.Y. Mental Hygiene Law 7.03
  • Shock incarceration program: means a program pursuant to which eligible incarcerated individuals are selected to participate in the program and serve a period of six months in a shock incarceration facility, which shall provide rigorous physical activity, intensive regimentation and discipline and rehabilitation therapy and programming. See N.Y. Correction Law 865
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.