senate Bill S7631

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to personal phone calls for inmates in certain circumstances

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May 21, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S7631 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง137, Cor L

S7631 - Summary

Relates to personal phone calls for inmates in certain circumstances.

S7631 - Sponsor Memo

S7631 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7631

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2014
                               ___________

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 personal phone calls
  for inmates in certain circumstances

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  6  of  section  137 of the correction law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (g) to read as follows:
  (G) WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS  OF  DISCIPLINARY  CONFINEMENT,  KEEPLOCK
PENDING A DISCIPLINARY HEARING, OR PLACEMENT IN A SEGREGATED CONFINEMENT
UNIT  FOR  ADMINISTRATIVE  PURPOSES, AND AT MONTHLY INTERVALS THEREAFTER
FOR THE DURATION OF SUCH CONFINEMENT, AN INMATE SHALL  BE  PERMITTED  TO
MAKE AT LEAST ONE PERSONAL PHONE CALL, EXCEPT WHEN TO DO SO WOULD CREATE
AN UNACCEPTABLE RISK TO THE SAFETY AND SECURITY OF INMATES OR STAFF.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15258-01-4

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