|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 31, 2018||reported and committed to finance|
|Apr 18, 2018||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S8206
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
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S8206 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8206 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8206 SPONSOR: RITCHIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to providing plastic or composite eating utensils at state correctional facilities PURPOSE: To mitigate the danger to corrections officers and inmates of metal utensils used as weapons by ensuring state correctional facilities only provide plastic or composite eating utensils in facility dining areas SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the correction law by adding new section 625 providing that all eating utensils provided by state correction facilities must be made solely from plastic or another composite material. Section 2 provides the effective date.
S8206 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8206 I N S E N A T E April 18, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 providing plastic or composite eating utensils at state 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 625 to read as follows: § 625. EATING UTENSILS. ALL EATING UTENSILS PROVIDED BY STATE CORREC- TIONAL FACILITIES TO INDIVIDUALS HOUSED IN SUCH FACILITIES FOR USE IN CAFETERIAS, MESS HALLS, CANTEENS, COMMISSARIES, OR ANY OTHER DINING FACILITY LOCATED WITHIN, SHALL BE MADE SOLELY FROM PLASTIC OR ANOTHER COMPOSITE MATERIAL. § 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. LBD15387-02-8
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