assembly Bill A4064A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires adequate staffing at correctional facilities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to correction
Mar 31, 2017 print number 4064b
Mar 31, 2017 amend and recommit to correction
Mar 06, 2017 print number 4064a
Mar 06, 2017 amend and recommit to correction
Feb 01, 2017 referred to correction

A4064 - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §112, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1623

A4064 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish a staffing plan for all uniformed and non-uniformed employees; further requires adequate staffing at correctional facilities.

A4064 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4064

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JONES -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to adequate staffing  at
  correctional facilities

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 112 of the correction law, as amended by section 19
of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended  to
read as follows:
  §  112.  Powers  and  duties  of commissioner relating to correctional
facilities  and  community  supervision.   1.   The   commissioner   [of
corrections  and  community supervision] shall have the superintendence,
management and control of the correctional facilities in the  department
and  of the inmates confined therein, and of all matters relating to the
government, discipline, policing, contracts and fiscal concerns thereof.
HE OR SHE SHALL HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT ADEQUATE STAFFING
EXISTS AT EVERY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF
THIS  SECTION. He or she shall have the power and it shall be his or her
duty to inquire into all matters connected with said correctional facil-
ities. He or she shall make such rules and regulations, not in  conflict
with  the statutes of this state, for the government of the officers and
other employees of the department assigned to said  facilities,  and  in
regard to the duties to be performed by them, and for the government and
discipline  of each correctional facility, as he or she may deem proper,
and shall cause such rules and regulations to be recorded by the  super-
intendent  of  the  facility, and a copy thereof to be furnished to each
employee assigned to the facility. He or  she  shall  also  prescribe  a
system of accounts and records to be kept at each correctional facility,
which  system  shall be uniform at all of said facilities, and he or she
shall also make rules and regulations for a record  of  photographs  and
other means of identifying each inmate received into said facilities. He

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

Co-Sponsors

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A4064A - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §112, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1623

A4064A - Summary

Requires the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish a staffing plan for all uniformed and non-uniformed employees; further requires adequate staffing at correctional facilities.

A4064A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4064--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JONES -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to adequate staffing  at
  correctional facilities

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 112 of the correction law, as amended by section 19
of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended  to
read as follows:
  §  112.  Powers  and  duties  of commissioner relating to correctional
facilities  and  community  supervision.   1.   The   commissioner   [of
corrections  and  community supervision] shall have the superintendence,
management and control of the correctional facilities in the  department
and  of the inmates confined therein, and of all matters relating to the
government, discipline, policing, contracts and fiscal concerns thereof.
HE OR SHE SHALL HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT ADEQUATE STAFFING
EXISTS AT EVERY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF
THIS  SECTION. He or she shall have the power and it shall be his or her
duty to inquire into all matters connected with said correctional facil-
ities. He or she shall make such rules and regulations, not in  conflict
with  the statutes of this state, for the government of the officers and
other employees of the department assigned to said  facilities,  and  in
regard to the duties to be performed by them, and for the government and
discipline  of each correctional facility, as he or she may deem proper,
and shall cause such rules and regulations to be recorded by the  super-
intendent  of  the  facility, and a copy thereof to be furnished to each
employee assigned to the facility. He or  she  shall  also  prescribe  a
system of accounts and records to be kept at each correctional facility,
which  system  shall be uniform at all of said facilities, and he or she
shall also make rules and regulations for a record  of  photographs  and

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

Co-Sponsors

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A4064B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §112, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A1623

A4064B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish a staffing plan for all uniformed and non-uniformed employees; further requires adequate staffing at correctional facilities.

A4064B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4064--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. JONES, GOTTFRIED, JENNE, BLAKE, GUNTHER, ORTIZ,
  McDONALD, HARRIS, WALTER, MONTESANO, DiPIETRO, COOK -- read  once  and
  referred  to the Committee on Correction -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  again  reported  from said committee with amendments, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to adequate staffing  at
  correctional facilities

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 112 of the correction law, as amended by section 19
of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended  to
read as follows:
  §  112.  Powers  and  duties  of commissioner relating to correctional
facilities  and  community  supervision.   1.   The   commissioner   [of
corrections  and  community supervision] shall have the superintendence,
management and control of the correctional facilities in the  department
and  of the inmates confined therein, and of all matters relating to the
government, discipline, policing, contracts and fiscal concerns thereof.
HE OR SHE SHALL HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT ADEQUATE STAFFING
EXISTS AT EVERY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF
THIS  SECTION. He or she shall have the power and it shall be his or her
duty to inquire into all matters connected with said correctional facil-
ities. He or she shall make such rules and regulations, not in  conflict
with  the statutes of this state, for the government of the officers and
other employees of the department assigned to said  facilities,  and  in
regard to the duties to be performed by them, and for the government and
discipline  of each correctional facility, as he or she may deem proper,
and shall cause such rules and regulations to be recorded by the  super-
intendent  of  the  facility, and a copy thereof to be furnished to each
employee assigned to the facility. He or  she  shall  also  prescribe  a

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

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