|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 28, 2020||committed to rules|
|Mar 18, 2020||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 11, 2020||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 10, 2020||1st report cal.585|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
|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.632|
|Mar 04, 2019||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S4212
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4212 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4212 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to birth certificates for inmates; requires birth certificate or certification of birth and social security card to be kept in the inmate records until the inmate is released from custody when such birth certificate or certification of birth and social security card shall be provided to the inmate.
S4212 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4212 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law and the public health law, in relation to birth certificates for inmates PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To ensure the accuracy of inmate birth certificates and to ensure persons released from prison have state-issued identification. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends section 71 of the correction law to codi- fy the existing practice of the Department of Corrections of obtaining birth certificates and social security cards for inmates, providing then to the inmate upon his or her release from prison. Section one also required the Department of make best efforts to have an inmate's birth certificate corrected when the certificate contains an error or is incomplete.
S4212 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4212 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 4, 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 to amend the correction law and the public health law, in relation to birth certificates for inmates THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 71 of the correction law is amended by adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows: 9. (A) FOR ANY INMATE WHO WILL BE COMMITTED TO THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT FOR ONE YEAR OR GREATER, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE DILIGENT EFFORTS TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR CERTIFICATION OF BIRTH AND SOCIAL SECURITY CARD FOR EACH SUCH INMATE UNDER HIS OR HER CUSTODY. SUCH BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR CERTIFICATION OF BIRTH AND SOCIAL SECURITY CARD SHALL BE KEPT IN THE INMATE RECORDS UNTIL THE INMATE IS RELEASED FROM CUSTODY UPON WHICH SUCH BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR CERTIFICATION OF BIRTH AND SOCIAL SECURITY CARD SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE INMATE. (B) WHERE A FACILITY IN WHICH AN INMATE IS HOUSED RECEIVES A BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR CERTIFICATION OF BIRTH CONTAINING MISSING OR INCOMPLETE INFORMATION AS TO THE INMATE'S FIRST NAME SUCH FACILITY SHALL INITIATE THE PROCESS TO CORRECT OR AMEND THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE OF THE INMATE IN CONSULTATION WITH AND UPON CONSENT OF THE INMATE. § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 125 of the correction law, as amended by section 21 of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: 2. The superintendent of each of said facilities shall furnish to each inmate who shall be discharged or released from said facility by pardon, parole, conditional release or otherwise, except such inmates as are released for return for resentence or new trial or upon a certificate of reasonable doubt, and except such inmates who are released to partic- ipate in a program outside the facility who are required to return to EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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