senate Bill S1833A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires adequate staffing at correctional facilities

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2016 reported and committed to rules
Mar 30, 2016 print number 1833a
Mar 30, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
Mar 23, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
May 28, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 15, 2015 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 7, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S1833A
33
2
committee
33
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 23, 2016 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S1833
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 23, 2016

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

May 28, 2015 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S1833
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1833 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §112, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4966
2017-2018: S2949
2019-2020: S1382

S1833 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish a staffing plan for all uniformed and non-uniformed employees; further requires adequate staffing at correctional facilities.

S1833 - Sponsor Memo

S1833 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1833

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 adequate staffing at
  correctional facilities

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

  Section 1. Section 112 of the correction law, as amended by section 19
of  subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to
read as follows:
  S 112. Powers and duties  of  commissioner  relating  to  correctional
facilities   and   community   supervision.   1.  The  commissioner  [of
corrections and community supervision] shall have  the  superintendence,
management  and control of the correctional facilities in the department
and of the inmates confined therein, and of all matters relating to  the
government, discipline, policing, contracts and fiscal concerns thereof.
HE OR SHE SHALL HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT ADEQUATE STAFFING
EXISTS  AT  EVERY  CORRECTIONAL  FACILITY PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF
THIS SECTION. He or she shall have the power and it shall be his or  her
duty to inquire into all matters connected with said correctional facil-
ities.  He or she shall make such rules and regulations, not in conflict
with the statutes of this state, for the government of the officers  and
other  employees  of  the department assigned to said facilities, and in
regard to the duties to be performed by them, and for the government and
discipline of each correctional facility, as he or she may deem  proper,
and  shall cause such rules and regulations to be recorded by the super-
intendent of the facility, and a copy thereof to be  furnished  to  each
employee  assigned  to  the  facility.  He or she shall also prescribe a
system of accounts and records to be kept at each correctional facility,
which system shall be uniform at all of said facilities, and he  or  she
shall  also  make  rules and regulations for a record of photographs and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04710-01-5

S1833A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §112, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4966
2017-2018: S2949
2019-2020: S1382

S1833A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish a staffing plan for all uniformed and non-uniformed employees; further requires adequate staffing at correctional facilities.

S1833A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1833A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1833--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction -- recommitted to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and
  Correction in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favor-
  ably  from said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to adequate staffing at
  correctional facilities

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

  Section 1. Section 112 of the correction law, as amended by section 19
of  subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to
read as follows:
  S 112. Powers and duties  of  commissioner  relating  to  correctional
facilities   and   community   supervision.   1.  The  commissioner  [of
corrections and community supervision] shall have  the  superintendence,
management  and control of the correctional facilities in the department
and of the inmates confined therein, and of all matters relating to  the
government, discipline, policing, contracts and fiscal concerns thereof.
HE OR SHE SHALL HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT ADEQUATE STAFFING
EXISTS  AT  EVERY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF
THIS SECTION. He or she shall have the power and it shall be his or  her
duty to inquire into all matters connected with said correctional facil-
ities.  He or she shall make such rules and regulations, not in conflict
with the statutes of this state, for the government of the officers  and
other  employees  of  the department assigned to said facilities, and in
regard to the duties to be performed by them, and for the government and
discipline of each correctional facility, as he or she may deem  proper,
and  shall cause such rules and regulations to be recorded by the super-
intendent of the facility, and a copy thereof to be  furnished  to  each

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04710-02-6

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