assembly Bill A6710A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions closest to their children's home

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.244
May 23, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.428
May 21, 2019 reported
May 17, 2019 print number 6710a
May 17, 2019 amend and recommit to correction
Mar 15, 2019 referred to correction

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A6710 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S724
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §72-c, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8846, S6077
2013-2014: A7191, S2341
2015-2016: A238, S1016
2017-2018: A1272, S3727

A6710 - Summary

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions and facilities closest to their children's home.

A6710 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6710

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC, GOTTFRIED, AUBRY, BARRETT, BLAKE, DAVILA,
  FAHY, JAFFEE, MOSLEY, PERRY, L. ROSENTHAL, DE LA ROSA,  SIMON,  WEPRIN
  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring the depart-
  ment of corrections and community supervision  to  place  incarcerated
  parents  at  correctional institutions and facilities closest to their
  children's home

  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 72-c
to read as follows:
  § 72-C. PLACEMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH CHILDREN.    1.  IN  DETERMINING
PLACEMENT  FOR A PERSON IN CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT, WHENEVER PRACTICA-
BLE THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PLACE SUCH PERSON IN THE CORRECTIONAL  INSTI-
TUTION  OR FACILITY WHICH IS LOCATED IN CLOSEST PROXIMITY TO THE PRIMARY
PLACE OF RESIDENCE OF SUCH PERSON'S MINOR CHILD OR CHILDREN  AS  DEFINED
IN  SUBDIVISION  THIRTY-ONE  OF  SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW,
PROVIDED THAT SUCH PLACEMENT  IS  SUITABLE  AND  APPROPRIATE  AND  WOULD
FACILITATE INCREASED CONTACT BETWEEN SUCH PERSON AND HIS OR HER CHILD OR
CHILDREN AND IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN.
  2. TO MAKE A DETERMINATION ABOUT WHETHER SUCH PLACEMENT IS IN THE BEST
INTEREST  OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN, PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR ASSESS-
ING SUCH PLACEMENT SHALL BE DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN  CONSULTATION
WITH  THE  OFFICE  OF  PROBATION  AND  CORRECTIONAL ALTERNATIVES AND THE
OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. IF SUCH PERSON HAS MORE THAN ONE
CHILD, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAKE A SEPARATE DETERMINATION FOR EACH INDI-
VIDUAL CHILD.
  § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become  a
law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
rule  or  regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its
effective date are authorized to be made on or before such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A6710A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S724
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §72-c, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8846, S6077
2013-2014: A7191, S2341
2015-2016: A238, S1016
2017-2018: A1272, S3727

A6710A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions and facilities closest to their children's home.

A6710A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6710--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROZIC, CRESPO, GOTTFRIED, AUBRY, BARRETT, BLAKE,
  DAVILA, FAHY, JAFFEE, MOSLEY, PERRY, L. ROSENTHAL, DE LA ROSA,  SIMON,
  WEPRIN,  QUART,  DenDEKKER,  CRUZ,  D'URSO,  COLTON,  ORTIZ,  DICKENS,
  RIVERA, SAYEGH, HYNDMAN,  COOK,  GLICK,  REYES,  WILLIAMS,  McDONOUGH,
  ABINANTI,  WRIGHT,  FERNANDEZ,  RAYNOR,  JEAN-PIERRE, TAYLOR, ASHBY --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  ARROYO,  EPSTEIN  --  read  once  and
  referred  to the Committee on Correction -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring the depart-
  ment  of  corrections  and community supervision to place incarcerated
  parents at correctional institutions and facilities closest  to  their
  children's home

  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  72-c
to read as follows:
  §  72-C.  PLACEMENT  OF INDIVIDUALS WITH CHILDREN.   1. IN DETERMINING
PLACEMENT FOR A PERSON IN CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT, WHENEVER  PRACTICA-
BLE  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PLACE SUCH PERSON IN THE CORRECTIONAL INSTI-
TUTION OR FACILITY WHICH IS LOCATED IN CLOSEST PROXIMITY TO THE  PRIMARY
PLACE  OF  RESIDENCE OF SUCH PERSON'S MINOR CHILD OR CHILDREN AS DEFINED
IN SUBDIVISION THIRTY-ONE OF SECTION TWO OF  THE  SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW,
PROVIDED  THAT SUCH PLACEMENT IS SUITABLE AND APPROPRIATE, WOULD FACILI-
TATE INCREASED CONTACT BETWEEN SUCH PERSON AND HIS OR HER CHILD OR CHIL-
DREN, IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN, AND THE  INCAR-
CERATED PARENT GIVES HIS OR HER CONSENT TO SUCH PLACEMENT.
  2. TO MAKE A DETERMINATION ABOUT WHETHER SUCH PLACEMENT IS IN THE BEST
INTEREST  OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN, PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR ASSESS-
ING SUCH PLACEMENT SHALL BE DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN  CONSULTATION
WITH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. IF SUCH PERSON HAS MORE

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