S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
mental Disabilities -- reported favorably from said committee and
committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring video
cameras in facilities operated by the office for people with develop-
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 13.25 of the mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (c) to read as follows:
(C) FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE OFFICE, INCLUDING GROUP HOMES, RESIDEN-
TIAL HOMES, INPATIENT FACILITIES AND ALL OTHER FACILITIES UNDER THIS
TITLE SHALL INSTALL VIDEO CAMERAS AT ALL ENTRANCES AND EXITS. THE
COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE POLICE, SHALL DEVELOP A
SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING SUCH RECORDED IMAGES.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day
after it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.