|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|May 13, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 08, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 07, 2019||1st report cal.631|
|Feb 04, 2019||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S3100
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3100 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3100 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3100 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to allowing a telephone call prior to an inmate's transfer PURPOSE: To provide that state inmates transferred to a new correctional facility are able to call their families prior to being transferred and the department will send an electronic notice to the next of kin or personal representative. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 1 of section 23 of the correction law. Section 2 provides an effective date.
S3100 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3100 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 4, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BIAGGI -- 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 allowing a telephone call prior to an inmate's transfer THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 23 of the correction law, as amended by chapter 254 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows: 1. The commissioner shall have the power to transfer inmates from one correctional facility to another. Whenever the transfer of inmates from one correctional facility to another shall be ordered by the commission- er, the superintendent of the facility from which the inmates are trans- ferred shall take immediate steps to make the transfer. The transfer shall be in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the department for the safe delivery of such inmates to the designated facility. [Within] IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THE TRANSFER, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ELECTRONICALLY NOTIFY THE INMATE'S NEXT OF KIN OR PERSONAL REPRE- SENTATIVE OF THE TRANSFER AND THE INMATE SHALL BE ALLOWED TO MAKE AT LEAST ONE PERSONAL PHONE CALL, EXCEPT UNDER EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN TO DO SO WOULD CREATE AN UNACCEPTABLE RISK TO THE SAFETY AND SECU- RITY OF INMATES OR STAFF. WHEN A CALL IS NOT PERMITTED DUE TO EXCEP- TIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL SO INDICATE IN A CONTEMPORA- NEOUS WRITTEN DOCUMENT. ADDITIONALLY, WITHIN twenty-four hours of arriving at the facility to which an inmate is transferred, he or she shall be allowed to make at least one personal phone call, except when to do so would create an unacceptable risk to the safety and security of inmates or staff. If security precautions prevent the inmate from making such call, a staff member designated by the superintendent of the facil- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06389-01-9
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