senate Bill S267

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the closure of the Rikers Island correctional facility within 3 years

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S267 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correctional Services
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6747

S267 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the city of New York to close the Rikers Island correctional facility within 3 years.

S267 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S267 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   267

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN ACT authorizing the closure of the Rikers Island correctional facili-
  ty;  and  providing  for  the repeal of such provision upon expiration
  thereof

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

  Section  1. Notwithstanding any provision of the correction law or any
other provision of law to the contrary, the city of New York  shall,  on
or  before  July  1, 2022 close the Rikers Island correctional facility,
provided, that prior to such closure, the city of New York shall  estab-
lish  other  facilities  and/or  utilize other existing facilities to be
operated as local correctional facilities for the city of New York.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire  December
31,  2022 when upon such date the provisions of this act shall be deemed
repealed.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01753-02-9

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