assembly Bill A7653A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the housing of transgender or intersex inmates

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 26, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.794
Apr 24, 2018 reported
Apr 16, 2018 print number 7653a
Apr 16, 2018 amend and recommit to correction
Jan 03, 2018 referred to correction
May 05, 2017 referred to correction

A7653 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8709
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §500-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A5108, A7394, S3261

A7653 - Summary

Relates to the housing of transgender or intersex inmates; authorizes the sheriff to assign a transgender or intersex inmate to any facility housing unit which shall ensure the inmate's health and safety.

A7653 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7653

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 5, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the housing of trans-
  gender or intersex inmates

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

  Section 1. Section 500-b of the correction law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14.  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, A TRANSGENDER OR
INTERSEX INMATE MAY BE ASSIGNED TO ANY FACILITY HOUSING UNIT WHICH, UPON
THE DETERMINATION  OF  THE  CHIEF  ADMINISTRATIVE  OFFICE,  ENSURES  THE
INMATE'S  HEALTH  AND  SAFETY AND IS CONSISTENT WITH FACILITY MANAGEMENT
AND SECURITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect sixty days after it shall have  become
a  law;  provided,  however, that the amendments to section 500-b of the
correction law made by section one of this  act  shall  not  affect  the
repeal of such section and shall be deemed repealed therewith.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11341-01-7

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A7653A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8709
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §500-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A5108, A7394, S3261

A7653A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the housing of transgender or intersex inmates; authorizes the sheriff to assign a transgender or intersex inmate to any facility housing unit which shall ensure the inmate's health and safety.

A7653A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7653--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DAVILA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Correction -- recommitted to the Committee on Correction in accord-
  ance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the housing of trans-
  gender or intersex inmates

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

  Section 1. Section 500-b of the correction law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14.  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, A TRANSGENDER OR
INTERSEX INMATE MAY BE ASSIGNED TO ANY FACILITY HOUSING UNIT WHICH, UPON
THE DETERMINATION OF THE SHERIFF, ENSURES THE INMATE'S HEALTH AND SAFETY
AND IS CONSISTENT WITH FACILITY MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect sixty days after it shall have  become
a  law;  provided,  however, that the amendments to section 500-b of the
correction law made by section one of this  act  shall  not  affect  the
repeal of such section and shall be deemed repealed therewith.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11341-02-8

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