|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 31, 2013||signed chap.234|
|Jul 19, 2013||delivered to governor|
|Jun 18, 2013||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1448
substituted for s4929
|Jun 18, 2013||substituted by a7385|
ordered to third reading cal.1448
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 01, 2013||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S4929Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7385 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S4929 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Correction Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §146, Cor L
S4929 - Summary
Authorizes any employee of the department of corrections and community supervision to visit correctional institutions as requested by member of the legislature if the member requests to be so accompanied.
S4929 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4929 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to persons authorized to visit correctional facilities PURPOSE: To authorize members of the New York State Legislature to be accompanied by an employee of their choosing when visiting a New York State correctional facility. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends subdivision 1 of § 146 of the Correction Law to authorize a Member of the Legislature to be accompanied by an employee of the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision when visiting a State correctional facility, if such Member of the Legislature so desires to be accompanied. Section 2 of the bill provides for an immediate effective date. EXISTING LAW: Under current law, although Members of the Legislature are authorized to visit correctional facilities at their pleasure, they are not statutorily authorized to be accompanied by an employee of the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision when visiting such facilities. JUSTIFICATION: Members of the New York State Legislature are statutorily authorized to visit State correctional facilities at their pleasure pursuant to the provisions of § 146 of the Correction Law.
S4929 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4929 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 1, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- 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 persons authorized to visit correctional facilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 146 of the correction law, as amended by chapter 291 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 1. The following persons shall be authorized to visit at pleasure all correctional facilities: The governor and lieutenant-governor, commis- sioner of general services, secretary of state, comptroller and attor- ney-general, members of the commission of correction, members of the legislature AND ANY EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT AS REQUESTED BY THE MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE IF THE MEMBER REQUESTS TO BE SO ACCOMPANIED, PROVIDED THAT SUCH REQUEST DOES NOT IMPACT UPON THE DEPARTMENT'S ABILITY TO SUPERVISE, MANAGE AND CONTROL ITS FACILITIES AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER, judges of the court of appeals, supreme court and county judges, district attorneys and every clergyman or minister, as such terms are defined in section two of the religious corporations law, having charge of a congregation in the county wherein any such facility is situated. No other person not otherwise authorized by law shall be permitted to enter a correctional facility except by authority of the commissioner of correction under such regulations as the commissioner shall prescribe. The provisions of this section shall not apply to such portion of a correctional facility in which inmates under sentence of death are confined. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10716-01-3
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