senate Bill S3283

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires that rehabilitation programs for female inmates in state correctional facilities be equivalent to those provided to male inmates elsewhere in the state

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Feb 15, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S3283 - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §114, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5037

S3283 - Summary

Requires that rehabilitation programs for female inmates in state correctional facilities be equivalent to those provided to male inmates of correctional facilities elsewhere in the state; provides that such rehabilitation programs shall include, but not be limited to, vocational, academic and industrial programs.

S3283 - Sponsor Memo

S3283 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3283

                       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 assuring rehabili-
  tation programs for female inmates are equivalent to programs afforded
  male 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 114
to read as follows:
  S 114.  REHABILITATION PROGRAMS FOR WOMEN; TO BE COMMENSURATE TO THOSE
AFFORDED MEN.  IN ANY STATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY  IN  WHICH  WOMEN  ARE
DETAINED  IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF THE WARDEN OR THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE
OFFICER OF SUCH FACILITY TO ASSURE THAT SUCH WOMEN  BE  PROVIDED  EQUIV-
ALENT  PROGRAMS  OF  REHABILITATION,  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO VOCA-
TIONAL, ACADEMIC AND INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMS, WITHIN THE APPROPRIATION  MADE
THEREFOR,  AS  ARE  PROVIDED  TO MALE INMATES OF CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES
ELSEWHERE IN THE STATE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law;  provided  that  the  commissioner of correctional
services is authorized to promulgate any and all rules  and  regulations
and  take  any  other  measures necessary to implement the provisions of
this act on its effective date on or before such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06436-01-1

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