senate Bill S4212

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to birth certificates for inmates

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Actions

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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

Votes

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Mar 10, 2020 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S4212
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 10, 2020

nay (1)

May 7, 2019 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S4212
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 7, 2019

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

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S4212 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4310
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§71, 125 & 201, Cor L; amd §§4174 & 4179, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8516
2015-2016: A3235
2017-2018: A3626
2021-2022: S2855, A2510

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

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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