senate Bill S3369

2013-2014 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 Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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S3369 - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §114, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3913
2009-2010: S5993

S3369 - 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.

S3369 - Sponsor Memo

S3369 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3369

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER, 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  assuring  rehabili-
  tation  programs  for  female  inmates 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.  THE DEPARTMENT  SHALL  TAKE
STEPS  TO  ENSURE,  TO  THE GREATEST EXTENT PRACTICABLE WITHIN AVAILABLE
APPROPRIATIONS, THAT  PROGRAMS  OF  REHABILITATION,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
LIMITED  TO VOCATIONAL, ACADEMIC AND INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMS, IN ALL CORREC-
TIONAL FACILITIES IN WHICH WOMEN ARE DETAINED  ARE  COMPARABLE  TO  SUCH
PROGRAMS  PROVIDED TO MALE INMATES AND ARE DESIGNED TO ASSIST INMATES TO
OBTAIN STABLE AND GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT UPON RELEASE.
  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.
                                                           LBD06409-01-3

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