assembly Bill A10698

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing identification cards to inmates upon release from incarceration

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Jul 01, 2020 referred to correction

A10698 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7228
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A4905, S1149, S8083

A10698 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision, in consultation with the commissioner of motor vehicles and the federal bureau of prisons, to develop a program to provide an identification card to each inmate upon the release of such inmate from custody.

A10698 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10698

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              July 1, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Weprin) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to providing identifica-
  tion cards to inmates upon release from incarceration

  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 11 to
read as follows:
  §  11.  IDENTIFICATION CARD PROGRAM. 1. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTA-
TION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND THE FEDERAL  BUREAU  OF
PRISONS,  SHALL  DEVELOP  A PROGRAM TO PROVIDE AN IDENTIFICATION CARD TO
EACH INMATE UPON THE RELEASE OF SUCH INMATE  FROM  THE  CUSTODY  OF  THE
DEPARTMENT  OR  FROM  THE  CUSTODY OF THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS WHEN
SUCH INMATE IS A RESIDENT OF NEW YORK STATE. NO FEE SHALL BE CHARGED  TO
AN INMATE FOR THE ORIGINAL ISSUANCE OF SUCH IDENTIFICATION CARD.
  2.  AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "IDENTIFICATION CARD" SHALL HAVE THE SAME
MEANING AS DEFINED IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY  OF  THE  VEHICLE  AND
TRAFFIC LAW.
  §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or  regulation  neces-
sary  for  the  implementation  of  this  act  on its effective date are
authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14567-04-0