senate Bill S731A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to available transportation for correction facility visitation

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
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.595
Mar 11, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Feb 28, 2019 print number 731a
Feb 28, 2019 amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 09, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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May 7, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S731A
18
4
committee
18
Aye
4
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 11, 2019 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S731A
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 11, 2019

nay (2)

Co-Sponsors

S731 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5942
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §138-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5693

S731 - Summary

Relates to available transportation for correction facility visitation; provides for at a minimum, bi-monthly free transportation from the city of New York, Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo and Albany.

S731 - Sponsor Memo

S731 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   731

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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 available transporta-
  tion for correction facility visitation

  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 138-b
to read as follows:
  § 138-B. VISITOR TRANSPORTATION. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INMATE VISIT-
ING PROGRAM, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION FOR VISITORS TO
CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES ON A REGULAR BASIS, BUT NO LESS THAN  BIMONTHLY,
AT  NO  COST TO VISITORS. TRANSPORTATION SHALL BE PROVIDED FROM THE CITY
OF NEW YORK, ROCHESTER, SYRACUSE AND ALBANY TO CORRECTIONAL  FACILITIES,
AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER. INFORMATION CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION
SHALL  BE POSTED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S PUBLIC WEBSITE, AND SHALL BE AVAIL-
ABLE FROM THE TELEPHONE  NUMBER  DESIGNATED,  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED  THIRTY-EIGHT-A OF THIS ARTICLE. NOTICE OF AVAILABLE TRANSPORTA-
TION SHALL BE PROVIDED TO INMATES UPON RECEPTION AND UPON TRANSFER TO  A
NEW CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
  §  2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03542-01-9

Sponsor's Position

Restores free transportation for visitors to correctional facilities from NYC, New York, Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo and Albany.

Co-Sponsors

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S731A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5942
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §138-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5693

S731A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to available transportation for correction facility visitation; provides for at a minimum, bi-monthly free transportation from the city of New York, Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo and Albany.

S731A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S731A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 731--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, BENJAMIN, SALAZAR, SERRANO -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Crime  Victims, Crime and Correction -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to available transporta-
  tion for correction facility visitation

  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 138-b
to read as follows:
  § 138-B. VISITOR TRANSPORTATION. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INMATE VISIT-
ING PROGRAM, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION FOR VISITORS TO
CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES ON A REGULAR BASIS, BUT NO LESS THAN  BIMONTHLY,
AT  NO  COST TO VISITORS. TRANSPORTATION SHALL BE PROVIDED FROM THE CITY
OF NEW YORK, ROCHESTER, SYRACUSE, BUFFALO  AND  ALBANY  TO  CORRECTIONAL
FACILITIES,  AS  DETERMINED  BY THE COMMISSIONER. INFORMATION CONCERNING
TRANSPORTATION SHALL BE POSTED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S PUBLIC  WEBSITE,  AND
SHALL  BE  AVAILABLE  FROM  THE TELEPHONE NUMBER DESIGNATED, PURSUANT TO
SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-EIGHT-A OF THIS ARTICLE. NOTICE OF  AVAILABLE
TRANSPORTATION  SHALL  BE  PROVIDED  TO  INMATES UPON RECEPTION AND UPON
TRANSFER TO A NEW CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become  a
law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03542-04-9

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