Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||
referred to crime victims, crime and correction
|Jun 01, 2015||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S5740
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S5740 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
- Law Section:
- Correction Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§70 & 500-b, Cor L; add §53-e, St Fin L; amd §10.00, Pen L; add §170.75, amd §725.00, CP L
2015-S5740 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish and maintain one or more correctional facilities solely for the confinement of individuals aged sixteen and seventeen years; requires that within appropriations made available for services and expenses related to raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction, pursuant to chapter 53 of the laws of 2015, a portion of such funds shall be made available to local correctional facilities; relates to proceedings upon information, prosecutor's information and misdemeanor complaint for juvenile offenders.
2015-S5740 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5740 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, the state finance law, the penal law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to correctional facilities solely for the confinement of individuals aged sixteen and seventeen years SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 3 of section 70 of the correction law by adding a new paragraph (c). Section 2 amends subdivision 4 of section 500-b of the correction law. Section 3 amends the state finance law by adding a new section 53-3. Section 4 amends subdivision 18 of section 10.00 the penal law by adding a new paragraph (3). Section 5 amends the criminal procedure law by adding a new section 170.75. Section 6 amends section 725.00 of the criminal procedure law. Section 7 provides this act shall take effect immediately; provided, however that the amendments to subdivision 4 of section 500-b of the
2015-S5740 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5740 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 1, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MARTINS, GALLIVAN, NOZZOLIO, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the correction law, the state finance law, the penal law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to correctional facilities solely for the confinement of individuals aged sixteen and seventeen years THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 70 of the correction law is amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows: (C) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN ONE OR MORE CORREC- TIONAL FACILITIES SOLELY FOR THE CONFINEMENT OF THOSE INDIVIDUALS AGED SIXTEEN AND SEVENTEEN YEARS COMMITTED TO THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT. S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 500-b of the correction law, as amended by section 1 of part M of chapter 55 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: 4. No person under eighteen years of age shall be placed or kept or allowed to be at any time with any prisoner or prisoners eighteen years of age or older, in any room, dormitory, cell or tier of the buildings of such institution unless separately grouped to prevent access to persons under eighteen years of age by prisoners eighteen years of age or older. WHEN AT ALL PRACTICABLE, IN AREAS OUTSIDE OF HOUSING UNITS, MAINTAIN SIGHT AND SOUND SEPARATION BETWEEN INMATES UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD AND ADULT INMATES OR PROVIDE DIRECT STAFF SUPERVISION WHEN YOUTHFUL INMATES AND ADULT INMATES HAVE SIGHT, SOUND, OR PHYSICAL CONTACT. THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER SHALL MAKE BEST EFFORTS TO AVOID PLACING INMATES UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD IN ISOLATION TO COMPLY WITH THIS PROVISION. S 3. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 53-e to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11458-02-5
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