assembly Bill A1610

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the segregated confinement of pregnant inmates

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2018 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.121
returned to assembly
died in senate
Mar 29, 2017 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 26, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.18
Jan 24, 2017 reported
reported referred to codes
Jan 12, 2017 referred to correction

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A1610 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4795
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §137, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A1347, S5729
2019-2020: A5339, S799

A1610 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Restricts the segregated confinement of pregnant inmates to situations where there are exceptional circumstances which would create an unacceptable risk to other inmates or staff.

A1610 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1610

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROZIC,  ABINANTI,  AUBRY,  BARRETT,  BARRON,
  BICHOTTE, BLAKE, COLTON, CRESPO, CURRAN, DINOWITZ, ENGLEBRIGHT,  FAHY,
  GOTTFRIED,  HEVESI,  HUNTER,  JAFFEE,  JOYNER, LUPARDO, MAYER, MOSLEY,
  O'DONNELL, PICHARDO, PEOPLES-STOKES, PERRY,  QUART,  RAIA,  ROSENTHAL,
  SEPULVEDA,  SKOUFIS,  STECK, STIRPE, TITONE, WALKER -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A. ARROYO, BRAUNSTEIN, COOK, DAVILA, GALEF,  GLICK,  SIMON
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Correction

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  correction  law,  in relation to the segregated
  confinement of pregnant inmates

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

  Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 6 of section 137 of
the correction law, as amended by chapter 1 of  the  laws  of  2008,  is
amended to read as follows:
  Except  as  provided  in  paragraphs  (d)  [and], (e), AND (G) of this
subdivision, the superintendent of a correctional facility may keep  any
inmate  confined  in  a  cell  or  room,  apart  from the accommodations
provided for inmates who are participating in programs of the  facility,
for  such  period as may be necessary for maintenance of order or disci-
pline, but in any such case the following conditions shall be observed:
  § 2. Subdivision 6 of section 137 of the correction law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph (g) to read as follows:
  (G) SEGREGATED CONFINEMENT IS PROHIBITED FOR PREGNANT INMATES, INMATES
WHO  HAVE  GIVEN  BIRTH  WITHIN  THE PAST EIGHT WEEKS AND INMATE MOTHERS
LIVING WITH INFANTS IN PRISON NURSERY PROGRAMS.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01140-01-7