assembly Bill A2285

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to personal phone calls for inmates in certain circumstances

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2019 signed chap.261
delivered to governor
May 08, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.25
substituted for s1850
Feb 11, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 31, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.28
Jan 28, 2019 reported
Jan 22, 2019 referred to correction

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A2285 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1850
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §137, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9745, S7631
2015-2016: A4620, S985
2017-2018: A1208, S8646

A2285 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to personal phone calls for inmates in certain circumstances.

A2285 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2285

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC, BARRON, BLAKE, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE, MOSLEY,
  O'DONNELL, PICHARDO, QUART, STIRPE, WRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A.  COLTON, COOK, CRESPO, DAVILA, LUPARDO, PERRY, RIVERA, SIMON  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on 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, PLACEMENT IN A SEGREGATED CONFINEMENT
UNIT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES, OR PLACEMENT IN A  RESIDENTIAL  MENTAL
HEALTH  TREATMENT UNIT, AND AT WEEKLY INTERVALS THEREAFTER FOR THE DURA-
TION OF SUCH CONFINEMENT, AN INMATE SHALL BE PERMITTED TO MAKE AT  LEAST
ONE PERSONAL PHONE CALL, EXCEPT WHEN TO DO SO WOULD CREATE AN UNACCEPTA-
BLE 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.
                                                           LBD00815-02-9