senate Bill S5751

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 21, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
May 14, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jan 21, 2020 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S5751
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Jan 21, 2020

nay (1)

S5751 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8209
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Correctional Services
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2775, A7588

S5751 (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.

S5751 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5751 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5751

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2019
                               ___________

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

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