assembly Bill A6352

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the report the correction medical review board is required to issue regarding the death of any inmate

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Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.453
Mar 23, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.165
Mar 22, 2017 reported
Mar 03, 2017 referred to correction

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A6352 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §47, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A4336

A6352 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that the report the correction medical review board issues regarding the death of any inmate be issued to the governor, the chairman of the assembly committee on correction and the chairman of the senate committee on crime victims, crime and correction, and requires that such report shall not be redacted except as otherwise required to protect confidential records.

A6352 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6352

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 3, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  correction  law,  in relation to the report the
  correction medical review board is required  to  issue  regarding  the
  death of any inmate

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (d)  of  subdivision  1  of  section  47  of  the
correction  law, as added by chapter 865 of the laws of 1975, is amended
to read as follows:
  (d) Upon review of the cause of death  and  circumstances  surrounding
the  death  of  any inmate, the board shall submit its report thereon to
the commission AND TO THE RECIPIENTS OF THE ANNUAL  REPORT  PURSUANT  TO
SUBDIVISION  SEVENTEEN  OF SECTION FORTY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE and, where
appropriate, make recommendations to  prevent  the  recurrence  of  such
deaths  to  the  commission  and  the  administrator  of the appropriate
correctional facility. SUCH REPORT  SHALL  NOT  BE  REDACTED  EXCEPT  AS
OTHERWISE  REQUIRED  TO  PROTECT CONFIDENTIAL MEDICAL RECORDS AND BEHAV-
IORAL HEALTH RECORDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL  LAWS,  RULES,
AND REGULATIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10366-01-7