senate Bill S5693A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to available transportation for correction facility visitation

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 11, 2018 print number 5693a
Apr 11, 2018 amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 03, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Apr 26, 2017 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S5693 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7016
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §138-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S731

S5693 - Summary

Relates to available transportation for correction facility visitation; provides for at a minimum, bi-monthly free transportation from the city of New York, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany.

S5693 - Sponsor Memo

S5693 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5693

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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 available transporta-
  tion for correction facility visitation

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

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new  section  114
to read as follow:
  § 114. VISITOR TRANSPORTATION. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INMATE VISITING
PROGRAM,  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION FOR VISITORS TO
CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES ON A REGULAR BASIS, BUT NO LESS THAN  BIMONTHLY,
AT  NO  COST TO VISITORS. TRANSPORTATION SHALL BE PROVIDED FROM THE CITY
OF NEW YORK, ROCHESTER, SYRACUSE AND ALBANY TO CORRECTIONAL  FACILITIES,
AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER. INFORMATION CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION
SHALL  BE POSTED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S PUBLIC WEBSITE, AND SHALL BE AVAIL-
ABLE FROM THE TELEPHONE  NUMBER  DESIGNATED,  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED  THIRTY-EIGHT-A OF THIS ARTICLE. NOTICE OF AVAILABLE TRANSPORTA-
TION SHALL BE PROVIDED TO INMATES UPON RECEPTION AND UPON TRANSFER TO  A
NEW CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
  §  2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10801-01-7

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S5693A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7016
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §138-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S731

S5693A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to available transportation for correction facility visitation; provides for at a minimum, bi-monthly free transportation from the city of New York, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany.

S5693A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5693A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5693--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime
  and Correction -- recommitted to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime
  and  Correction  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 correction law, in relation to available transporta-
  tion for correction facility visitation

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

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 138-b
to read as follow:
  § 138-B. VISITOR TRANSPORTATION. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INMATE VISIT-
ING PROGRAM, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION FOR VISITORS TO
CORRECTIONAL  FACILITIES ON A REGULAR BASIS, BUT NO LESS THAN BIMONTHLY,
AT NO COST TO VISITORS. TRANSPORTATION SHALL BE PROVIDED FROM  THE  CITY
OF  NEW YORK, ROCHESTER, SYRACUSE AND ALBANY TO CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES,
AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER. INFORMATION CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION
SHALL BE POSTED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S PUBLIC WEBSITE, AND SHALL BE  AVAIL-
ABLE  FROM  THE  TELEPHONE  NUMBER  DESIGNATED,  PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE
HUNDRED THIRTY-EIGHT-A OF THIS ARTICLE. NOTICE OF AVAILABLE  TRANSPORTA-
TION  SHALL BE PROVIDED TO INMATES UPON RECEPTION AND UPON TRANSFER TO A
NEW CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become  a
law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10801-03-8

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