senate Bill S7582B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to contraband screening at correctional facilities

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2018 referred to insurance
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 04, 2018 amended on third reading 7582b
Jun 04, 2018 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 21, 2018 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.725
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 14, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Feb 08, 2018 print number 7582a
Feb 08, 2018 amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 26, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Mar 21, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S7582A
19
3
committee
19
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 14, 2018 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S7582A
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2018

Co-Sponsors

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S7582 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9885
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §112, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S162, A6318

S7582 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish contraband screening at correctional facilities.

S7582 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7582 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7582

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HELMING -- 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 contraband screening
  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 is amended by adding a
new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A CONTRABAND SCREENING PLAN  WHICH
SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (A)  THE RANDOM SELECTION AND SEARCH OF VISITORS' VEHICLES UPON ENTER-
ING A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY'S GROUNDS;
  (B) THE USE OF A LEASHED AND CONTROLLED CANINE AT THE ENTRANCE OF EACH
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY AT A MINIMUM OF TWELVE FACILITIES PER  WEEK  ON  A
RANDOM, BUT ROTATING BASIS TO ENSURE ALL FACILITIES ARE INCLUDED;
  (C)  THE SEARCH OF VISITORS ENTERING THE FACILITY WHICH SHALL INCLUDE,
BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ELECTRONIC SEARCHES, IMAGING  SCANNING  SEARCHES,
PAT SEARCHES AND VISUAL SEARCHES; AND
  (D) THE TRAINING OF STAFF ON UP TO DATE AND CURRENT CONTRABAND SCREEN-
ING PROCEDURES.
  (E) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF SUCH CONTRABAND SCREENING
PLAN  AS  WELL  AS  THE  PRIOR  YEAR'S PLAN INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
RESULTS OF THE CANINE ASSIGNMENTS, RESULTS OF THE  SEARCH  OF  VISITORS'
VEHICLES,  NUMBER  OF  ATTEMPTS  TO PROMOTE CONTRABAND AND THE NUMBER OF
URINE TESTS WITH RESULTS CONDUCTED STATEWIDE IN  EACH  FACILITY  TO  THE
LEGISLATURE BY DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST EACH YEAR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14205-01-8

Co-Sponsors

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S7582A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9885
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §112, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S162, A6318

S7582A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish contraband screening at correctional facilities.

S7582A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7582A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7582--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HELMING, DeFRANCISCO, FUNKE, GOLDEN, O'MARA, ORTT,
  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to contraband screening
  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 is amended by adding a
new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A CONTRABAND SCREENING PLAN  WHICH
SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (A)  THE RANDOM SELECTION AND SEARCH OF VISITORS' VEHICLES UPON ENTER-
ING A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY'S GROUNDS;
  (B) THE USE OF A LEASHED AND CONTROLLED CANINE AT THE ENTRANCE OF EACH
CORRECTIONAL FACILITY AT A MINIMUM OF TWELVE FACILITIES PER  WEEK  ON  A
RANDOM, BUT ROTATING BASIS TO ENSURE ALL FACILITIES ARE INCLUDED;
  (C)  THE SEARCH OF VISITORS ENTERING THE FACILITY WHICH SHALL INCLUDE,
BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ELECTRONIC SEARCHES,  IMAGING  SCANNING  SEARCHES
PROVIDED  SUCH IMAGE SCANNING DEVICES DO NOT USE BACKSCATTER TECHNOLOGY,
PAT SEARCHES AND VISUAL SEARCHES; AND
  (D) THE TRAINING OF STAFF ON UP TO DATE AND CURRENT CONTRABAND SCREEN-
ING PROCEDURES.
  (E) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF SUCH CONTRABAND SCREENING
PLAN AS WELL AS THE PRIOR YEAR'S  PLAN  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO
RESULTS  OF  THE  CANINE ASSIGNMENTS, RESULTS OF THE SEARCH OF VISITORS'
VEHICLES, NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS TO PROMOTE CONTRABAND  AND  THE  NUMBER  OF
URINE  TESTS  WITH  RESULTS  CONDUCTED STATEWIDE IN EACH FACILITY TO THE
LEGISLATURE BY DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST EACH YEAR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14205-02-8

Co-Sponsors

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S7582B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9885
Current Committee:
Assembly Insurance
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §112, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S162, A6318

S7582B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish contraband screening at correctional facilities.

S7582B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7582B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7582--B
    Cal. No. 725

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HELMING, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, DeFRANCISCO, FUNKE, GALLI-
  VAN, GOLDEN, JACOBS, LARKIN, MARCHIONE, MURPHY, O'MARA, ORTT, RITCHIE,
  ROBACH,  SAVINO,  YOUNG  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported favorably from
  said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee
  discharged  and  said  bill  committed  to  the  Committee on Rules --
  reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  a  third  reading,
  passed  by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote recon-
  sidered, restored to third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to contraband screening
  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 is amended by adding a
new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A CONTRABAND SCREENING PLAN  WHICH
SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (A) THE USE OF A LEASHED AND CONTROLLED CANINE TRAINED TO DETECT ILLE-
GAL  DRUGS AT THE ENTRANCE OF EACH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY AT A MINIMUM OF
TWELVE FACILITIES PER WEEK, PROVIDED SUCH MINIMUM SHALL BE  RECALCULATED
BY  THE  COMMISSIONER  IF  ANY  CORRECTIONAL  FACILITIES ARE CLOSED ON A
RANDOM BUT ROTATING BASIS TO ENSURE ALL FACILITIES ARE INCLUDED;
  (B) THE SEARCH OF VISITORS, CORRECTIONAL STAFF, BAGS AND  OTHER  ITEMS
ENTERING  THE  FACILITY  WHICH MAY INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ELEC-
TRONIC SEARCHES, METAL DETECTORS, PAT SEARCHES, VISUAL SEARCHES OF  ORAL
CAVITIES,   AND   ANY  OTHER  LEGAL  TECHNOLOGY  AT  THE  COMMISSIONER'S
DISCRETION; AND
  (C) THE TRAINING OF STAFF ON UP TO DATE AND CURRENT CONTRABAND SCREEN-
ING PROCEDURES.
  (D) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF SUCH CONTRABAND SCREENING
PLAN AS WELL AS THE PRIOR YEAR'S  PLAN  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO

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