|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 21, 2017||signed chap.196|
|Aug 09, 2017||delivered to governor|
|Jun 05, 2017||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.994
substituted for s5430
|Jun 05, 2017||substituted by a7569|
|May 22, 2017||advanced to third reading|
|May 17, 2017||2nd report cal.|
|May 16, 2017||1st report cal.994|
|Mar 28, 2017||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S5430Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7569 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S5430 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Correction Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §508, Cor L
S5430 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5430 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the correction law, in relation to local correctional facility inmates held in secure facilities operated by the office of mental health PURPOSE OF THE BILL : To amend the Correction Law to authorize the Office of Mental Health (OMH) to enter into an agreement with a sheriff's department to permit the relevant public safety officials to transfer custody of an inmate to an OMH secure facility while such inmate receives mental health treatment. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill would amend Correction L. § 508(2)(1)(a) to clarify that inmates who are in a secure OMH facility are not in the custody of a sheriff. Section 2 of the bill would authorize the public safety officials of a local correctional facility, pursuant to an agreement with OMH, to transfer custody of an inmate to OMH when such inmate needs to receive either a medical diagnosis or treatment in a secure facility operated by OMH.
S5430 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5430 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 28, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- (at request of the Office of Mental Health) -- 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 local correctional facility inmates held in secure facilities operated by the office of mental health THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 508 of the correction law, as amended by chapter 33 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 1. A sheriff, in his OR HER discretion, may by written order permit inmates confined in a local correctional facility to receive medical diagnosis and treatment in outside hospitals, upon the determination that such outside treatment and diagnosis is necessary by reason of inadequate facilities within the local correctional facility. Such inmates shall remain under the jurisdiction and in the custody of said sheriff while in a hospital, OTHER THAN A SECURE FACILITY, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH B OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, and said sheriff shall enforce proper measures in each case to safely maintain such jurisdiction and custody. § 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 508 of the correction law, as amended by chapter 283 of the laws of 2002, such subdivision as renumbered by chapter 33 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: a. If a physician to a jail or in case of a vacancy a physician acting as such and the warden or jailer certify in writing that a prisoner confined in a jail, either in a civil cause or upon a criminal charge, is in such a state of mental health that he OR SHE is in need of invol- untary care and treatment and in their opinion should be removed to a psychiatric hospital for treatment, the warden or jailer shall imme- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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