senate Bill S4566

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to permitting legislative staff to visit correctional facilities

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6849 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2019 signed chap.274
delivered to governor
May 21, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.633
substituted for s4566
May 21, 2019 substituted by a6849
May 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2019 1st report cal.633
Mar 14, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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

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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 7, 2019

S4566 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6849
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §146, Cor L

S4566 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to permitting legislative staff to visit correctional facilities and removes the exception from visiting facilities in which inmates under sentence of death are confined.

S4566 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4566 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4566

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 14, 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, in relation to  permitting  legisla-
  tive staff to visit correctional facilities

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 146  of  the  correction  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  234  of  the  laws  of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. The following persons shall be authorized to visit at pleasure  all
correctional  facilities:  The governor and lieutenant-governor, commis-
sioner of general services, secretary of state, comptroller  and  attor-
ney-general,  members  of  the  commission of correction, members of the
legislature AND THEIR ACCOMPANYING STAFF and any employee of the depart-
ment as requested by  the  member  of  the  legislature  if  the  member
requests  to  be  so  accompanied,  provided  that such request does not
impact upon the department's ability to supervise,  manage  and  control
its facilities as determined by the commissioner, judges of the court of
appeals,  supreme  court and county judges, district attorneys and every
clergyman or minister, as such terms are defined in section two  of  the
religious corporations law, having charge of a congregation in the coun-
ty  wherein any such facility is situated. No other person not otherwise
authorized by law shall be permitted to enter  a  correctional  facility
except  by  authority of the commissioner of correction under such regu-
lations as the commissioner shall prescribe.  [The  provisions  of  this
section  shall  not  apply to such portion of a correctional facility in
which inmates under sentence of death are confined.]
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10795-01-9

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