senate Bill S724A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions closest to their children's home

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Current Bill Status Via A6710 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.220
substituted for s724a
Jul 21, 2020 substituted by a6710a
Jan 23, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 22, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 21, 2020 1st report cal.220
Jan 08, 2020 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 13, 2019 amended on third reading 724a
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.480
Mar 11, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jan 21, 2020 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S724A
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: Jan 21, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Apr 30, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S724
17
2
committee
17
Aye
2
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 11, 2019 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S724
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 11, 2019

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S724 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6710
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §72-c, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6077, A8846
2013-2014: S2341, A7191
2015-2016: S1016, A238
2017-2018: S3727, A1272

S724 - Summary

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions and facilities closest to their children's home.

S724 - Sponsor Memo

S724 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   724

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  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 requiring the depart-
  ment of corrections and community supervision  to  place  incarcerated
  parents  at  correctional institutions and facilities closest to their
  children's home

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

  Section  1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 72-c
to read as follows:
  § 72-C. PLACEMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH CHILDREN.    1.  IN  DETERMINING
PLACEMENT  FOR A PERSON IN CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT, WHENEVER PRACTICA-
BLE THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PLACE SUCH PERSON IN THE CORRECTIONAL  INSTI-
TUTION  OR FACILITY WHICH IS LOCATED IN CLOSEST PROXIMITY TO THE PRIMARY
PLACE OF RESIDENCE OF SUCH PERSON'S MINOR CHILD OR CHILDREN  AS  DEFINED
IN  SUBDIVISION  THIRTY-ONE  OF  SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW,
PROVIDED THAT SUCH PLACEMENT  IS  SUITABLE  AND  APPROPRIATE  AND  WOULD
FACILITATE INCREASED CONTACT BETWEEN SUCH PERSON AND HIS OR HER CHILD OR
CHILDREN AND IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN.
  2. TO MAKE A DETERMINATION ABOUT WHETHER SUCH PLACEMENT IS IN THE BEST
INTEREST  OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN, PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR ASSESS-
ING SUCH PLACEMENT SHALL BE DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN  CONSULTATION
WITH  THE  OFFICE  OF  PROBATION  AND  CORRECTIONAL ALTERNATIVES AND THE
OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. IF SUCH PERSON HAS MORE THAN ONE
CHILD, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAKE A SEPARATE DETERMINATION FOR EACH INDI-
VIDUAL CHILD.
  § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become  a
law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
rule  or  regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its
effective date are authorized to be made on or before such date.

Co-Sponsors

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S724A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6710
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §72-c, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6077, A8846
2013-2014: S2341, A7191
2015-2016: S1016, A238
2017-2018: S3727, A1272

S724A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to place incarcerated parents at correctional institutions and facilities closest to their children's home.

S724A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S724A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 724--A
    Cal. No. 480

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, CARLUCCI, KRUEGER, MAYER, RAMOS, RIVERA,
  SALAZAR, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Crime  Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction -- reported favorably from said committee and committed  to
  the  Committee  on  Finance -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring the depart-
  ment of corrections and community supervision  to  place  incarcerated
  parents  at  correctional institutions and facilities closest to their
  children's home

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

  Section  1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 72-c
to read as follows:
  § 72-C. PLACEMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH CHILDREN.    1.  IN  DETERMINING
PLACEMENT  FOR A PERSON IN CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT, WHENEVER PRACTICA-
BLE THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PLACE SUCH PERSON IN THE CORRECTIONAL  INSTI-
TUTION  OR FACILITY WHICH IS LOCATED IN CLOSEST PROXIMITY TO THE PRIMARY
PLACE OF RESIDENCE OF SUCH PERSON'S MINOR CHILD OR CHILDREN  AS  DEFINED
IN  SUBDIVISION  THIRTY-ONE  OF  SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW,
PROVIDED THAT SUCH PLACEMENT IS SUITABLE AND APPROPRIATE, WOULD  FACILI-
TATE INCREASED CONTACT BETWEEN SUCH PERSON AND HIS OR HER CHILD OR CHIL-
DREN,  IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN, AND THE INCAR-
CERATED PARENT GIVES HIS OR HER CONSENT TO SUCH PLACEMENT.
  2. TO MAKE A DETERMINATION ABOUT WHETHER SUCH PLACEMENT IS IN THE BEST
INTEREST OF SUCH CHILD OR CHILDREN, PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR  ASSESS-
ING  SUCH PLACEMENT SHALL BE DEVELOPED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN CONSULTATION
WITH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. IF SUCH PERSON HAS MORE

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