assembly Bill A8209

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a temporary state commission to study and make recommendations on violence in state correctional facilities

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to correction
Jun 07, 2019 referred to correction

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A8209 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5751
Law Section:
Correctional Services
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A7588, S2775

A8209 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a temporary state commission to study and make recommendations on violence in state correctional facilities including the causes and consequences of such violence with a particular emphasis on changes in levels of violence and the causes of those changes.

A8209 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8209

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Correction

AN  ACT  establishing  a  temporary  state  commission to study and make
  recommendations on violence  in  state  correctional  facilities;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. A temporary state commission is hereby created to study and
make recommendations to the governor and the legislature concerning  the
causes  and  consequences  of violence in state correctional facilities.
The commission will place particular emphasis on changes  in  levels  of
violence  and the causes of those changes, but will not be restricted to
those topics.
  § 2. a. The  commission  shall  consist  of  fourteen  members  to  be
appointed as follows:
  (i)  the  commissioner  of the department of correctional services and
community supervision or his or her designee, who shall serve  as  chair
of the commission;
  (ii)  the  commissioner  of  the office of mental health or his or her
designee;
  (iii) the president of the union representing correctional officers or
his or her designee;
  (iv) the president of the union representing correctional  lieutenants
or his or her designee;
  (v)  the president of the union representing professional employees or
his or her designee;
  (vi) the president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice or  his  or
her designee;
  (vii)  the  executive  director of the Correctional Association of New
York or his or her designee;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11544-01-9