senate Bill S3282

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that persons 19, 20 or 21 years old may be housed with older or younger persons within the correction system

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Feb 15, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S3282 - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §500-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6033

S3282 - Summary

Provides that persons 19, 20 or 21 years old may be housed with older or younger persons within the correction system.

S3282 - Sponsor Memo

S3282 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3282

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- 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 the housing of
  persons nineteen, twenty  and  twenty-one  years  of  age  within  the
  correction department

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 4 and 13 of section 500-b  of  the  correction
law,  subdivision  4  as  added  by  chapter 907 of the laws of 1984 and
subdivision 13 as amended by chapter  574  of  the  laws  of  1985,  are
amended to read as follows:
  4.  (A)  No person under nineteen years of age shall be placed or kept
or allowed to be at any time with any prisoner or  prisoners  [nineteen]
TWENTY-TWO  years  of age or older, in any room, dormitory, cell or tier
of the buildings  of  such  institution  unless  separately  grouped  to
prevent  access  to  persons  under  nineteen  years of age by prisoners
[nineteen] TWENTY-TWO years of age or older.
  (B) PERSONS NINETEEN, TWENTY OR TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE  MAY,  AT  THE
DISCRETION OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, BE PLACED OR KEPT EITHER
WITH  PERSONS  UNDER  NINETEEN  YEARS  OF AGE OR WITH PERSONS TWENTY-TWO
YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT IN MAKING THE  DECISION  ON
WHERE TO HOUSE SUCH NINETEEN, TWENTY OR TWENTY-ONE YEAR OLD PERSONS, THE
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER SHALL CONSIDER ALL OF THE FACTORS SET FORTH
IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF THIS SECTION.
  13.  Where in the opinion of the chief administrative officer an emer-
gency overcrowding condition exists in  a  local  correctional  facility
caused  in  part  by the [prohibition against the commingling of persons
under nineteen years of age with persons nineteen years of age or  older
or  the  commingling  of  persons  nineteen  years  of age or older with
persons under nineteen years of age] RESTRICTIONS  UPON  COMMINGLING  OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07910-01-1

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