assembly Bill A1272A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions closest to their children's home

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.86
May 22, 2017 amended on third reading 1272a
May 18, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.374
May 16, 2017 reported
Jan 11, 2017 referred to correction

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A1272 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3727
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §72-c, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8846, S6077
2013-2014: A7191, S2341
2015-2016: A238, S1016
2019-2020: A6710, S724

A1272 - Summary

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions and facilities closest to their children's home.

A1272 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1272

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROZIC,  AUBRY, BARRETT, BLAKE, DAVILA, FAHY,
  JAFFEE, MOSLEY, MOYA, PERRY, TITONE, ROSENTHAL,  SEPULVEDA,  SIMON  --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO, MAGEE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring the depart-
  ment  of  corrections  and community supervision to place incarcerated
  parents at correctional institutions and facilities closest  to  their
  children's home

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 158 of the correction  law
is  designated  subdivision 1 and two new subdivisions 2 and 3 are added
to read as follows:
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION,
IN  DETERMINING  PLACEMENT  FOR  A  PERSON IN CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT,
WHENEVER PRACTICABLE THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PLACE  SUCH  PERSON  IN  THE
CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION OR FACILITY WHICH IS LOCATED IN CLOSEST PROXIM-
ITY  TO  THE  PRIMARY PLACE OF RESIDENCE OF SUCH PERSON'S MINOR CHILD OR
CHILDREN AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THIRTY-ONE  OF  SECTION  TWO  OF  THE
SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, PROVIDED THAT SUCH PLACEMENT IS SUITABLE AND APPRO-
PRIATE  AND  WOULD  FACILITATE INCREASED CONTACT BETWEEN SUCH PERSON AND
HIS OR HER CHILD OR CHILDREN AND IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF  SUCH  CHILD
OR CHILDREN.
  3. TO MAKE A DETERMINATION ABOUT WHETHER SUCH PLACEMENT IS IN THE BEST
INTEREST  OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN, PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR ASSESS-
ING SUCH PLACEMENT SHALL BE DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN  CONSULTATION
WITH  THE  OFFICE  OF  PROBATION  AND  CORRECTIONAL ALTERNATIVES AND THE
OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. IF SUCH PERSON HAS MORE THAN ONE
CHILD, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAKE A SEPARATE DETERMINATION FOR EACH INDI-
VIDUAL CHILD.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00426-01-7

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A1272A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3727
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §72-c, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8846, S6077
2013-2014: A7191, S2341
2015-2016: A238, S1016
2019-2020: A6710, S724

A1272A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions and facilities closest to their children's home.

A1272A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1272--A
                                                        Cal. No. 374

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROZIC,  AUBRY, BARRETT, BLAKE, DAVILA, FAHY,
  JAFFEE, MOSLEY, MOYA,  PERRY,  TITONE,  ROSENTHAL,  SEPULVEDA,  SIMON,
  GJONAJ, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO, MAGEE -- read
  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee on Correction -- reported from
  committee, advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring the depart-
  ment of corrections and community supervision  to  place  incarcerated
  parents  at  correctional institutions and facilities closest to their
  children's home

  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 72-c
to read as follows:
  § 72-C. PLACEMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH CHILDREN.    1.  IN  DETERMINING
PLACEMENT  FOR A PERSON IN CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT, WHENEVER PRACTICA-
BLE THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PLACE SUCH PERSON IN THE CORRECTIONAL  INSTI-
TUTION  OR FACILITY WHICH IS LOCATED IN CLOSEST PROXIMITY TO THE PRIMARY
PLACE OF RESIDENCE OF SUCH PERSON'S MINOR CHILD OR CHILDREN  AS  DEFINED
IN  SUBDIVISION  THIRTY-ONE  OF  SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW,
PROVIDED THAT SUCH PLACEMENT  IS  SUITABLE  AND  APPROPRIATE  AND  WOULD
FACILITATE INCREASED CONTACT BETWEEN SUCH PERSON AND HIS OR HER CHILD OR
CHILDREN AND IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN.
  2. TO MAKE A DETERMINATION ABOUT WHETHER SUCH PLACEMENT IS IN THE BEST
INTEREST  OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN, PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR ASSESS-
ING SUCH PLACEMENT SHALL BE DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN  CONSULTATION
WITH  THE  OFFICE  OF  PROBATION  AND  CORRECTIONAL ALTERNATIVES AND THE
OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. IF SUCH PERSON HAS MORE THAN ONE
CHILD, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAKE A SEPARATE DETERMINATION FOR EACH INDI-
VIDUAL CHILD.

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