senate Bill S8646

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to personal phone calls for inmates in certain circumstances

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


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May 10, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S8646 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1208
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §137, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7631, A9745
2015-2016: S985, A4620
2019-2020: S1850, A2285

S8646 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to personal phone calls for inmates in certain circumstances.

S8646 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8646 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8646

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- 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 personal phone  calls
  for inmates in certain circumstances

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section  137  of  the  correction  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (g) to read as follows:
  (G)  WITHIN  TWENTY-FOUR  HOURS  OF DISCIPLINARY CONFINEMENT, KEEPLOCK
PENDING A DISCIPLINARY HEARING, OR PLACEMENT IN A SEGREGATED CONFINEMENT
UNIT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES, AND AT  MONTHLY  INTERVALS  THEREAFTER
FOR  THE  DURATION  OF SUCH CONFINEMENT, AN INMATE SHALL BE PERMITTED TO
MAKE AT LEAST ONE PERSONAL PHONE CALL, EXCEPT WHEN TO DO SO WOULD CREATE
AN UNACCEPTABLE RISK TO THE SAFETY AND SECURITY OF INMATES OR STAFF.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01165-01-7

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