assembly Bill A8152

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires legislative approval for the closure of correctional facilities and institutions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2018 held for consideration in correction
Jan 03, 2018 referred to correction
May 31, 2017 referred to correction

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A8152 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S215
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §30, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8180, S5945
2015-2016: A1762, S1085
2019-2020: A6858, S3835

A8152 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires legislative approval for the closure of correctional facilities and institutions.

A8152 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8152

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 31, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring legislative
  approval for the closure of correctional facilities and institutions

  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 30 to
read as follows:
  §  30. CLOSURE OF CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL SUBMIT
A WRITTEN REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE AT LEAST  THREE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-FIVE
DAYS  PRIOR TO THE DATE THE DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING CLOSURE OF ANY CORREC-
TIONAL FACILITY OR INSTITUTION. SUCH REPORT SHALL INCLUDE  JUSTIFICATION
FOR  THE  PROPOSED  CLOSURE.  THE LEGISLATURE MAY REQUIRE ANY ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION OR DATA THAT IT DEEMS NECESSARY IN  SUCH  REPORT.    IF  THE
LEGISLATURE,  OR  THE APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES THEREOF, UPON REVIEW OF THE
REPORT SUBMITTED TO IT  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT,  FINDS  THAT  THE  PROPOSED
CLOSURE  IS NOT JUSTIFIED THEN CLOSURE SHALL NOT OCCUR UNTIL APPROVED BY
A MAJORITY VOTE OF EACH HOUSE OF THE LEGISLATURE.
  § 2. Severability. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part
of this act shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction  to
be  invalid,  such  judgment  shall not affect, impair or invalidate the
remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause,
sentence, paragraph, section or part thereof directly  involved  in  the
controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.
  §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
repeal of any rule or regulation necessary  for  the  implementation  of
this  act  on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed
on or before such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03006-01-7

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