assembly Bill A4336

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the report the correction medical review board is required to issue regarding the death of any inmate

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 16, 2019 approval memo.48
signed chap.657
Dec 10, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.630
substituted for s2692
Mar 28, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 28, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.84
reported
Feb 04, 2019 referred to correction

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A4336 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2692
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §47, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6352

A4336 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that the report the correction medical review board issues regarding the death of any inmate be issued to the governor, the chairman of the assembly committee on correction and the chairman of the senate committee on crime victims, crime and correction, and requires that such report shall not be redacted except as otherwise required to protect confidential records.

A4336 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4336

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the correction  law,  in  relation  to  the  report  the
  correction  medical  review  board  is required to issue regarding the
  death of any inmate

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (d)  of  subdivision  1  of  section 47 of the
correction law, as added by chapter 865 of the laws of 1975, is  amended
to read as follows:
  (d)  Upon  review  of the cause of death and circumstances surrounding
the death of any inmate, the board shall submit its  report  thereon  to
the  commission  AND  TO THE RECIPIENTS OF THE ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION SEVENTEEN OF SECTION FORTY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE  and,  where
appropriate,  make  recommendations  to  prevent  the recurrence of such
deaths to the  commission  and  the  administrator  of  the  appropriate
correctional  facility.  SUCH  REPORT  SHALL  NOT  BE REDACTED EXCEPT AS
OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO PROTECT CONFIDENTIAL MEDICAL  RECORDS  AND  BEHAV-
IORAL  HEALTH  RECORDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS, RULES,
AND REGULATIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08549-01-9