senate Bill S3727A

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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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
May 18, 2017 print number 3727a
May 18, 2017 amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 26, 2017 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Co-Sponsors

S3727 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1272
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §72-c, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6077, A8846
2013-2014: S2341, A7191
2015-2016: S1016, A238
2019-2020: S724, A6710

S3727 - Summary

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

S3727 - Sponsor Memo

S3727 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3727

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  AVELLA,  KRUEGER  --  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 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.
  § 2. This act shall take effect one year 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 on or before such date.

Co-Sponsors

S3727A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1272
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §72-c, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6077, A8846
2013-2014: S2341, A7191
2015-2016: S1016, A238
2019-2020: S724, A6710

S3727A (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.

S3727A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3727A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3727--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  AVELLA,  KRUEGER  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Crime  Victims,  Crime  and  Correction  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

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.
  §  2. This act shall take effect one year 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 on or before such date.

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