assembly Bill A10173A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the prohibition of double-bunked housing in correctional facilities

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 22, 2018 print number 10173a
May 22, 2018 amend and recommit to correction
Mar 22, 2018 referred to correction

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A10173 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8028
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §607, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A930, S1334, S6582
2021-2022: A702, S2211

A10173 - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of double-bunked housing in correctional facilities.

A10173 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10173

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 22, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JONES -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to  the  prohibition  of
  double-bunked housing in correctional facilities

  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  607
to read as follows:
  §  607.  PROHIBITION OF DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUSING. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION "DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUSING" SHALL MEAN THE PRACTICE OF INMATE  HOUS-
ING WHERE BUNK BEDS ARE USED IN A DORMITORY SETTING, WITH INMATES RESID-
ING IN AN OPEN SPACE AND SLEEPING ON BUNK BEDS.
  2.  UPON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE DEPARTMENT IS PROHIB-
ITED FROM HOUSING  INMATES  USING  DOUBLE-BUNKED  HOUSING  PRACTICES  IN
CORRECTIONAL  FACILITIES. ANY INMATES HOUSED IN SUCH DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUS-
ING ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE MOVED TO OTHER  HOUS-
ING ACCOMMODATIONS.
  3.  THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE OR REPEAL ANY RULES AND
REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO FACILITATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14701-01-8

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A10173A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8028
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §607, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A930, S1334, S6582
2021-2022: A702, S2211

A10173A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of double-bunked housing in correctional facilities.

A10173A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                10173--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 22, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. JONES, D'URSO, ABBATE, TAYLOR, RIVERA, LUPARDO,
  GIGLIO, PALMESANO, OAKS,  JENNE,  GOTTFRIED,  COOK,  SKOUFIS,  ARROYO,
  WALSH,  WEPRIN,  BRINDISI,  BOHEN  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A.
  BARCLAY, HAWLEY  --  read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the correction law, in relation to the prohibition of
  double-bunked housing in correctional facilities

  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 607
to read as follows:
  § 607. PROHIBITION OF DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUSING. 1. FOR PURPOSES  OF  THIS
SECTION  "DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUSING" SHALL MEAN THE PRACTICE OF INMATE HOUS-
ING WHERE BUNK BEDS ARE USED IN A DORMITORY SETTING, WITH INMATES RESID-
ING IN AN OPEN SPACE AND SLEEPING ON BUNK BEDS.
  2. UPON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE DEPARTMENT IS  PROHIB-
ITED  FROM  HOUSING  INMATES  USING  DOUBLE-BUNKED  HOUSING PRACTICES IN
CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. ANY INMATES HOUSED IN SUCH DOUBLE-BUNKED  HOUS-
ING  ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE MOVED TO OTHER HOUS-
ING ACCOMMODATIONS PROVIDED THAT SUCH ACCOMMODATIONS ARE NOT LOCATED  IN
A  MORE  RESTRICTIVE HOUSING UNIT OR CORRECTIONAL FACILITY UNLESS OTHER-
WISE APPROPRIATE.
  3. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE OR REPEAL ANY RULES  AND
REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO FACILITATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14701-02-8