|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 14, 2019||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S1382
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
S1382 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1382 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1382 SPONSOR: RITCHIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to adequate staffing at correctional facilities PURPOSE: To ensure adequate staffing at correctional facilities SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends § 112 of the Correction Law, to require the Commission- er of the Department of Corrections to provide specific direction for what is adequate staffing pursuant to subdivision two of this section. Subdivision 2 of establishes a staffing plan for all uniformed and non- uniformed staff and establishes the number of necessary security posts, administrative, programmatic and other positions within the department's correctional facilities and administrative offices. This legislation
S1382 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1382 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, HELMING -- 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 adequate staffing 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, as amended by section 19 of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: § 112. Powers and duties of commissioner relating to correctional facilities and community supervision. 1. The commissioner [of corrections and community supervision] shall have the superintendence, management and control of the correctional facilities in the department and of the inmates confined therein, and of all matters relating to the government, discipline, policing, contracts and fiscal concerns thereof. HE OR SHE SHALL HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT ADEQUATE STAFFING EXISTS AT EVERY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION. He or she shall have the power and it shall be his or her duty to inquire into all matters connected with said correctional facil- ities. He or she shall make such rules and regulations, not in conflict with the statutes of this state, for the government of the officers and other employees of the department assigned to said facilities, and in regard to the duties to be performed by them, and for the government and discipline of each correctional facility, as he or she may deem proper, and shall cause such rules and regulations to be recorded by the super- intendent of the facility, and a copy thereof to be furnished to each employee assigned to the facility. He or she shall also prescribe a system of accounts and records to be kept at each correctional facility, which system shall be uniform at all of said facilities, and he or she shall also make rules and regulations for a record of photographs and EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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