senate Bill S1290

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the commissioner of correctional services to develop programs in correctional facilities to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 06, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S1290 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A589
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง141-a, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1792, A1535

S1290 - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of correctional services, in consultation with the commissioner of health, to develop and implement programs in every correctional facility to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV among correctional employees and inmates.

S1290 - Sponsor Memo

S1290 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1290

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN  ACT  to amend the correction law, in relation to preventing sexually
  transmitted diseases and HIV among correctional employees and inmates

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 141-a
to read as follows:
  S  141-A.  SEXUALLY  TRANSMITTED DISEASES AND HIV; PREVENTION. 1.  THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS IN EVERY  CORRECTIONAL
FACILITY  TO  PREVENT  THE  SPREAD  OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES AND
HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY  VIRUS  INFECTION,  FOR  EMPLOYEES  AND  INMATES,
INCLUDING  EDUCATION,  OUTREACH,  HARM  REDUCTION, OFFERING TESTING, AND
AVAILABILITY OF PROPHYLACTIC DEVICES.
  2. IN DEVELOPING PROGRAMS FOR THE PREVENTION OF  SEXUALLY  TRANSMITTED
DISEASES  AND  HUMAN  IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS INFECTION, THE COMMISSIONER
SHALL CONSULT WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH  TO  IDENTIFY  AND  SELECT
CURRICULA  THAT  ARE  LIKELY TO BE EFFECTIVE IN REDUCING TRANSMISSION OF
INFECTIOUS DISEASES WITHIN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND  TO  CONTACTS  OF
PRISONERS UPON THEIR RELEASE.
  3.  THE  PROGRAMS  REQUIRED  BY  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF THIS SECTION MAY
INCLUDE PEER EDUCATION AND USE OF NON-DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL, AND SHALL BE
IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE TARGETED POPULATION, SHALL TAKE INTO ACCOUNT  THE
LITERACY  LEVEL  OF  THE  TARGETED  POPULATION,  AND SHALL BE CULTURALLY
SENSITIVE TO THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL NEEDS OF THE TARGETED POPULATION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01133-01-1

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