The New York State Senate today passed legislation, S.3349 by Senator Bonacic, which would increase the safety and security at alcohol and substance abuse treatment facilities that are utilized for judicial diversion programs.
State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope) was inspired to sponsor this amendment to the criminal procedure law when a security guard; Lee Wood was killed and a nurse; Keri Reynolds was stabbed at the Renaissance Project; a substance abuse treatment facility outside of Ellenville, NY by a felon with a history of violence who was being treated at the facility.
Senate Standing Committee Investigation and Government Operations Chair: Carl L. Marcellino Senate Standing Committee on Civil Service And Pensions Chair: Martin Golden Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming And Wagering Chair: John J. Bonacic Joint Public Hearing: To examine the impact of proposed agency consolidations on the affected agencies, delivery of services, the State workforce, affected industries and businesses, and citizens Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, NY Time: 1:00 P.M. Contact: Debbie Peck Kellerher (518) 455-2390 ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
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Van Buren Hearing Room A, 2nd Floor