senate Bill S215

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires legislative approval for the closure of correctional facilities and institutions

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2017 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1836
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 16, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2017 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jan 23, 2018 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S215
8
4
committee
8
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2018

excused (1)

Jun 19, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S215
18
6
committee
18
Aye
6
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 16, 2017 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S215
9
4
committee
9
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 16, 2017

Co-Sponsors

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S215 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8152
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §30, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5945, A8180
2015-2016: S1085, A1762
2019-2020: S3835, A6858

S215 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S215 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S215 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   215

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MARCHIONE,  LARKIN,  LITTLE, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER,
  RITCHIE, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
  be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and 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

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