senate Bill S3747

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of correctional services to permanently terminate the conjugal visit program, commonly known as the family reunion program

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2012 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.1188
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 07, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2011 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 09, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2011 1st report cal.533
Mar 03, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S3747 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8478
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §146, Cor L

S3747 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to permanently terminate the conjugal visit program, commonly known as the family reunion program; further directs such commissioner to prohibit the establishment of any program designed to provide selected inmates and their families the opportunity to privately meet for an extended period of time.

S3747 - Sponsor Memo

S3747 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3747

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. NOZZOLIO, BONACIC, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- 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 commissioner of
  the department of correction's  power  to  permanently  terminate  the
  conjugal visit program, referred to as the family reunion program

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

  Section 1.  Section 146 of the correction law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PERMANENTLY TERMINATE THE CONJUGAL VISIT
PROGRAM REFERRED TO AS THE FAMILY REUNION PROGRAM SET FORTH IN PART  TWO
HUNDRED  TWENTY  OF  TITLE  SEVEN  OF THE NEW YORK CODE, RULES AND REGU-
LATIONS.  SUCH COMMISSIONER SHALL FURTHER PROHIBIT THE ESTABLISHMENT  OF
ANY  PROGRAM DESIGNED TO PROVIDE SELECTED INMATES AND THEIR FAMILIES THE
OPPORTUNITY TO MEET PRIVATELY FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03652-02-1

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