senate Bill S1407

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the department of corrections shall provide an inmate, upon his or her discharge, with educational information about the prevention of HIV

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 09, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S1407 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3496
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §76, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6488, A614
2009-2010: S5973, A8384B

S1407 - Summary

Establishes the department of corrections and community supervision shall provide an inmate, upon his or her discharge, with educational information about the prevention of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), instructions about how to obtain free HIV testing and referrals to community-based HIV prevention, education and counseling resources.

S1407 - Sponsor Memo

S1407 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1407

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MONTGOMERY, ESPAILLAT, KRUEGER, PARKER, PERKINS --
  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 human immunodeficien-
  cy virus (HIV) prevention

  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 76 to
read as follows:
  S 76. HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) PREVENTION.   UPON  DISCHARGE
OF  AN INMATE FROM A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE
SUCH INMATE WITH EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PREVENTION  OF  HUMAN
IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) INFECTION, INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT HOW TO OBTAIN
FREE  HIV  TESTING  UPON  RELEASE, INCLUDING CONTACT INFORMATION FOR HIV
COUNSELING AND TESTING SERVICE PROVIDERS LOCATED IN THE COUNTY  OR  CITY
IN  WHICH  SUCH  INMATE INTENDS TO RESIDE UPON RELEASE, AND REFERRALS TO
COMMUNITY-BASED  HIV  PREVENTION,  EDUCATION  AND  COUNSELING  RESOURCES
LOCATED  IN  THE  COUNTY  OR CITY IN WHICH SUCH INMATE INTENDS TO RESIDE
UPON RELEASE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04047-01-3

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