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Table 1 Summary of DLRA sentencing changes

From: From punishment to treatment: a providers’ perspective on the implementation of 2009 Rockefeller Drug Law reforms in New York

  Drug conviction charge level
  B Felony B Felony predicate* C Felony predicate* D Felony predicate* E Felony predicate*
Pre-DLRA Sentence options 1-9 yrs prison; OR SHOCK1 3 ½ - 12 yrs prison 2-8 yrs prison; OR SHOCK1 1 ½ - 4 yrs prison; OR SHOCK1; OR Willard2 1 ½ - 2 yrs prison; OR SHOCK1; OR Willard2
Post-DLRA Sentence options (changes in bold) 1-9 yrs prison; OR jail term ≤ 1 yr; OR probation; OR judicial diversion; OR Willard2; OR SHOCK1 2 - 12 yrs prison; OR judicial diversion; OR SHOCK1 1½ - 8 yrs; OR jail term ≤ 1 yr; OR probation; OR judicial diversion; OR Willard2; OR SHOCK1 1½ - 4 yrs prison; OR jail term ≤ 1 yr; OR probation; OR judicial diversion; OR SHOCK1; OR Willard2 1½ - 2 yrs prison; OR jail term ≤ 1 yr; OR probation; OR judicial diversion; OR SHOCK1; OR Willard2
  1. *With a prior non-violent offense.
  2. 1SHOCK is a 6-month boot camp program; post-reforms, SHOCK can be court ordered.
  3. 2Willard is a 90-day intensive treatment program; participants are under parole supervision.