senate Bill S5538A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Allows for two or more counties to enter into a contract for the provision of a county jail

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 06, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Feb 01, 2018 print number 5538a
Feb 01, 2018 amend and recommit to local government
Jan 03, 2018 referred to local government
Apr 25, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Apr 07, 2017 referred to local government

Votes

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Mar 6, 2018 - Local Government committee Vote

S5538A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2018

Apr 25, 2017 - Local Government committee Vote

S5538
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 25, 2017

excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

S5538 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §217, County L; add §500-q, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S1633

S5538 - Summary

Allows for two or more counties to enter into a contract for the provision of a county jail.

S5538 - Sponsor Memo

S5538 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5538

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the county law and the correction law,  in  relation  to
  allowing  two  or  more  counties  to  enter  into  a contract for the
  provision of a county jail

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

  Section  1.  Section  217  of  the  county  law  is amended to read as
follows:
  § 217.  County  jail.  [Each]  EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED  BY  SECTION  FIVE
HUNDRED-P  OF THE CORRECTION LAW, EACH county shall continue to maintain
a county jail as prescribed by law.
  § 2. The correction law is amended by adding a new  section  500-p  to
read as follows:
  § 500-P. AUTHORIZATION FOR SHARED COUNTY JAILS. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  A COUNTY MAY ENTER INTO A
CONTRACT WITH ANOTHER  COUNTY  OR  WITH  THE  STATE,  TO  SHARE  IN  THE
CONSTRUCTION,  FINANCING, IMPROVEMENT, AND MAINTENANCE OF A COUNTY JAIL.
SUCH CONTRACTS, IF ENACTED, MAY RUN CONCURRENT WITH ANY  BOND  OR  LONG-
TERM  FINANCING  ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF OR IMPROVEMENT TO A
COUNTY JAIL.
  2. AN  AGREEMENT  BETWEEN  TWO  OR  MORE  COUNTIES  TO  SHARE  IN  THE
CONSTRUCTION,  FINANCING,  IMPROVEMENT, AND MAINTENANCE OF A COUNTY JAIL
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE A PROVISION FOR THE PROPORTIONATE
COST, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH BONDING, TO BE BORNE BY EACH COUN-
TY. THE CONTRACTING COUNTIES MAY AGREE THAT  THE  BONDING  OR  FINANCING
MECHANISM  FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF A COUNTY JAIL MAY BE AMENDED UPON THE
MUTUAL CONSENT OF EACH CONTRACTING  COUNTY'S  LEGISLATURE  OR  BOARD  OF
SUPERVISORS, AND IF THE COUNTY HAS A COUNTY EXECUTIVE, UPON THE APPROVAL
OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE. THE DISAPPROVAL OF A COUNTY EXECUTIVE, HOWEVER,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04896-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S5538A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §217, County L; add §500-q, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S1633

S5538A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for two or more counties to enter into a contract for the provision of a county jail.

S5538A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5538A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5538--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BONACIC, HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local  Government
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with
  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the county law and the correction law,  in  relation  to
  allowing  two  or  more  counties  to  enter  into  a contract for the
  provision of a county jail

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

  Section  1.  Section  217  of  the  county  law  is amended to read as
follows:
  § 217.  County  jail.  [Each]  EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED  BY  SECTION  FIVE
HUNDRED-Q  OF THE CORRECTION LAW, EACH county shall continue to maintain
a county jail as prescribed by law.
  § 2. The correction law is amended by adding a new  section  500-q  to
read as follows:
  § 500-Q. AUTHORIZATION FOR SHARED COUNTY JAILS. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  A COUNTY MAY ENTER INTO A
CONTRACT WITH ANOTHER  COUNTY  OR  WITH  THE  STATE,  TO  SHARE  IN  THE
CONSTRUCTION,  FINANCING, IMPROVEMENT, AND MAINTENANCE OF A COUNTY JAIL.
SUCH CONTRACTS, IF ENACTED, MAY RUN CONCURRENT WITH ANY  BOND  OR  LONG-
TERM  FINANCING  ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF OR IMPROVEMENT TO A
COUNTY JAIL.
  2. AN  AGREEMENT  BETWEEN  TWO  OR  MORE  COUNTIES  TO  SHARE  IN  THE
CONSTRUCTION,  FINANCING,  IMPROVEMENT, AND MAINTENANCE OF A COUNTY JAIL
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE A PROVISION FOR THE PROPORTIONATE
COST, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH BONDING, TO BE BORNE BY EACH COUN-
TY. THE CONTRACTING COUNTIES MAY AGREE THAT  THE  BONDING  OR  FINANCING
MECHANISM  FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF A COUNTY JAIL MAY BE AMENDED UPON THE
MUTUAL CONSENT OF EACH CONTRACTING  COUNTY'S  LEGISLATURE  OR  BOARD  OF

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

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