|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 11, 2019||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S1202
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1202 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1202 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1202 SPONSOR: RITCHIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to providing plastic or composite eating utensils at state correctional facilities PURPOSE: To mitigate the danger to corrections officers and inmates of metal utensils used as weapons by ensuring state correctional facilities only provide plastic or composite eating utensils in facility dining areas SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the correction law by adding new section 625 providing that all eating utensils provided by state correction facilities must be made solely from plastic or another composite material. Section 2 provides the effective date.
S1202 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1202 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 providing plastic or composite eating utensils at state correctional facilities 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 625 to read as follows: § 625. EATING UTENSILS. ALL EATING UTENSILS PROVIDED BY STATE CORREC- TIONAL FACILITIES TO INDIVIDUALS HOUSED IN SUCH FACILITIES FOR USE IN CAFETERIAS, MESS HALLS, CANTEENS, COMMISSARIES, OR ANY OTHER DINING FACILITY LOCATED WITHIN, SHALL BE MADE SOLELY FROM PLASTIC OR ANOTHER COMPOSITE MATERIAL. § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03242-01-9
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.