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A Guide to the 2004 Rockefeller Drug Reform: Understanding the New Legislation (Center for Community Alternatives)

  • Organization: Center for Community Alternatives
  • Author: Alan Rosenthal
  • Document Type: Training materials
  • Date Created: Tuesday, November 01, 2005
  • Submitted: Tuesday, November 01, 2005
  • Attachment(s): PDF

On December 14, 2004, Governor Pataki signed into law the Rockefeller Drug Law Reform bill (A.11895) (S.7802) which was approved by the legislature on December 7, 2004. This legislation makes several significant changes that will affect sentencing in drug cases in the future. Other aspects of the legislation will affect those already serving sentences for drug convictions

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