assembly Bill A7191

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions closest to their children's home

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to correction
May 07, 2013 referred to correction

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A7191 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2341
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง158, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8846, S6077
2015-2016: A238, S1016
2017-2018: A1272, S3727
2019-2020: A6710, S724

A7191 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions and facilities closest to their children's home.

A7191 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7191

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring the depart-
  ment of corrections and community supervision  to  place  incarcerated
  parents  at  correctional institutions and facilities closest to their
  children's home

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

  Section  1. The opening paragraph of section 158 of the correction law
is designated subdivision 1 and two new subdivisions 2 and 3  are  added
to read as follows:
  2.  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION,
IN DETERMINING PLACEMENT FOR A PERSON IN CUSTODY OF  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PLACE SUCH
PERSON  IN  THE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION OR FACILITY WHICH IS LOCATED IN
CLOSEST PROXIMITY TO THE PRIMARY PLACE OF  RESIDENCE  OF  SUCH  PERSON'S
MINOR  CHILD OR CHILDREN AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THIRTY-ONE OF SECTION
TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, PROVIDED THAT SUCH PLACEMENT IS SUITABLE
AND APPROPRIATE AND WOULD  FACILITATE  INCREASED  CONTACT  BETWEEN  SUCH
PERSON  AND  HIS OR HER CHILD OR CHILDREN AND IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF
SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN.
  3. TO MAKE A DETERMINATION ABOUT WHETHER SUCH PLACEMENT IS IN THE BEST
INTEREST OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN, PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR  ASSESS-
ING  SUCH  PLACEMENT SHALL BE DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE  OF  PROBATION
AND  CORRECTIONAL  ALTERNATIVES  AND  THE  OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY
SERVICES, IF SUCH PERSON HAS MORE THAN ONE CHILD, THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL
MAKE A SEPARATE DETERMINATION FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL CHILD.
  S  2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act  on  its
effective date is authorized to be made on or before such date.

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