senate Bill S8028A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the prohibition of double-bunked housing in correctional facilities

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2018 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1728
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 21, 2018 print number 8028a
May 21, 2018 amend and recommit to finance
Apr 25, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Mar 20, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 12, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S8028A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 25, 2018 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S8028
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 25, 2018

Co-Sponsors

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S8028 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10173
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §607, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S1334, S6582, A930
2021-2022: S2211, A702

S8028 - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of double-bunked housing in correctional facilities.

S8028 - Sponsor Memo

S8028 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8028

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, AKSHAR, GRIFFO, HELMING, LARKIN, LITTLE,
  RITCHIE, SAVINO -- 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  the  prohibition  of
  double-bunked housing in correctional facilities

  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  607
to read as follows:
  §  607.  PROHIBITION OF DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUSING. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION "DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUSING" SHALL MEAN THE PRACTICE OF INMATE  HOUS-
ING WHERE BUNK BEDS ARE USED IN A DORMITORY SETTING, WITH INMATES RESID-
ING IN AN OPEN SPACE AND SLEEPING ON BUNK BEDS.
  2.  UPON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE DEPARTMENT IS PROHIB-
ITED FROM HOUSING  INMATES  USING  DOUBLE-BUNKED  HOUSING  PRACTICES  IN
CORRECTIONAL  FACILITIES. ANY INMATES HOUSED IN SUCH DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUS-
ING ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE MOVED TO OTHER  HOUS-
ING ACCOMMODATIONS.
  3.  THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE OR REPEAL ANY RULES AND
REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO FACILITATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14701-01-8

Co-Sponsors

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S8028A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10173
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §607, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S1334, S6582, A930
2021-2022: S2211, A702

S8028A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of double-bunked housing in correctional facilities.

S8028A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8028A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8028--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GALLIVAN, AKSHAR, CROCI, FUNKE, GRIFFO, HAMILTON,
  HELMING, JACOBS, LARKIN, LITTLE,  RITCHIE,  SAVINO,  TEDISCO  --  read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction -- reported favorably
  from said committee and committed  to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to  the  prohibition  of
  double-bunked housing in correctional facilities

  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  607
to read as follows:
  §  607.  PROHIBITION OF DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUSING. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION "DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUSING" SHALL MEAN THE PRACTICE OF INMATE  HOUS-
ING WHERE BUNK BEDS ARE USED IN A DORMITORY SETTING, WITH INMATES RESID-
ING IN AN OPEN SPACE AND SLEEPING ON BUNK BEDS.
  2.  UPON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE DEPARTMENT IS PROHIB-
ITED FROM HOUSING  INMATES  USING  DOUBLE-BUNKED  HOUSING  PRACTICES  IN
CORRECTIONAL  FACILITIES. ANY INMATES HOUSED IN SUCH DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUS-
ING ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE MOVED TO OTHER  HOUS-
ING  ACCOMMODATIONS PROVIDED THAT SUCH ACCOMMODATIONS ARE NOT LOCATED IN
A MORE RESTRICTIVE HOUSING UNIT OR CORRECTIONAL FACILITY  UNLESS  OTHER-
WISE APPROPRIATE.
  3.  THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE OR REPEAL ANY RULES AND
REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO FACILITATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14701-03-8

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