assembly Bill A6318

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to contraband screening at correctional facilities

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Mar 05, 2019 referred to correction

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A6318 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S162
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §112, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A9885, S7582

A6318 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A6318 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6318

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PALMESANO  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on 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 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
RESULTS OF THE CANINE ASSIGNMENTS, NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS TO PROMOTE CONTRA-
BAND AND THE NUMBER OF URINE TESTS AND THEIR RESULTS CONDUCTED STATEWIDE
BY FACILITIES 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.
                                                           LBD04981-01-9

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