senate Bill S2341

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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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 16, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S2341 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7191
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §158, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6077, A8846
2015-2016: S1016, A238
2017-2018: S3727, A1272
2019-2020: S724, A6710

S2341 (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.

S2341 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2341 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2341

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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 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

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