S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 14, 2011
Introduced by Sen. ALESI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and
AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to work release programs
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 852 of the correction law, as
amended by chapter 691 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as
3. Work release programs may be established only at institutions clas-
sified by the commissioner as work release facilities PROVIDED, HOWEVER,
SUCH PROGRAMS SHALL NOT OPERATE IN AREAS ZONED EXCLUSIVELY RESIDENTIAL
BY A MUNICIPALITY. Educational release programs may be established only
at those educational institutions which shall maintain attendance
records for participating inmates.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however, that
the amendments to subdivision 3 of section 852 of the correction law
made by section one of this act shall not affect the expiration of such
section and shall be deemed to expire therewith.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.