Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 10, 2018
referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Senate Bill S8646
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S8646 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S8646 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8646 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to personal phone calls for inmates in certain circumstances PURPOSE: To allow state prison inmates entering solitary confinement in special housing units (SHU) to make a telephone call upon admission into SHU and at least once per month thereafter. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section I of the bill amends subdivision six of section 137 of the correction law to allow an inmate to make a telephone call upon his or her admission into solitary confinement, keeplock, and administrative segregation and at least once per month thereafter.
2017-S8646 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8646 I N S E N A T E May 10, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- 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 personal phone calls for inmates in certain circumstances THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 137 of the correction law is amended by adding a new paragraph (g) to read as follows: (G) WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF DISCIPLINARY CONFINEMENT, KEEPLOCK PENDING A DISCIPLINARY HEARING, OR PLACEMENT IN A SEGREGATED CONFINEMENT UNIT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES, AND AT MONTHLY INTERVALS THEREAFTER FOR THE DURATION OF SUCH CONFINEMENT, AN INMATE SHALL BE PERMITTED TO MAKE AT LEAST ONE PERSONAL PHONE CALL, EXCEPT WHEN TO DO SO WOULD CREATE AN UNACCEPTABLE RISK TO THE SAFETY AND SECURITY OF INMATES OR STAFF. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01165-01-7
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