senate Bill S7182

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the recipients of reports issued regarding the death of an inmate

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2020 signed chap.80
delivered to governor
Feb 13, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
Feb 04, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.382
substituted for a9062
Feb 03, 2020 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 13, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.106
Jan 10, 2020 referred to rules

S7182 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9062
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §47, Cor L (as proposed in S.2692 & A.4336)

S7182 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a report on the death and circumstances of an inmate to be sent to the governor, the chairman of the assembly committee on correction and the chairman of the senate committee on crime victims, crime and correction.

S7182 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7182 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7182

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring a report on
  the death and circumstances of an inmate to be sent to certain recipi-
  ents

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (d)  of  subdivision  1  of  section  47  of  the
correction  law,  as  amended by a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending
the correction law relating to the report the correction medical  review
board  is  required  to  issue  regarding  the  death  of any inmate, as
proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 2692 and A. 4336, is amended to
read as follows:
  (d) Upon review of the cause of death  and  circumstances  surrounding
the  death  of  any inmate, the board shall submit its report thereon to
the commission and to the [recipients of the annual report  pursuant  to
subdivision  seventeen  of section forty-five of this article] GOVERNOR,
THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON CORRECTION AND THE CHAIRMAN OF
THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION  and,  where
appropriate,  make  recommendations  to  prevent  the recurrence of such
deaths to the  commission  and  the  administrator  of  the  appropriate
correctional  facility.  [Such] THE report PROVIDED TO THE GOVERNOR, THE
CHAIRMAN OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON CORRECTION AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE
SENATE COMMITTEE ON CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND  CORRECTION  shall  not  be
redacted  except  as  otherwise required to protect confidential medical
records and behavioral health  records  in  accordance  with  state  and
federal laws, rules, and regulations.
  §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
manner as a chapter of the laws of 2019,  amending  the  correction  law
relating  to  the report the correction medical review board is required
to issue regarding the death of any inmate, as proposed  in  legislative
bills numbers S. 2692 and A. 4336, takes effect.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08549-02-0

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