|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 22, 2020||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.265
substituted for a10194
referred to correction
delivered to assembly
|Jul 21, 2020||ordered to third reading cal.844|
|Jul 20, 2020||reported and committed to rules|
|Jul 17, 2020||committee discharged and committed to codes|
|Mar 12, 2020||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S8046
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8046 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Correction Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§2 & 146, Cor L
S8046 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Permits the correctional association to access, visit, inspect, and examine all state correctional facilities without advance notice to the department; during such visits the association shall have the power to interview and converse publicly or confidentially with any correctional employee, any incarcerated individual, and any other person providing services in a state correctional facility, whether or not employed by such facility.
S8046 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8046 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to permitting the correctional association to access, visit, inspect, and examine all state correctional facilities PURPOSE: To codify the access of the correctional association to state prisons in order to assure they can fulfill their historical mission. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new subdivision 32 to section 2 of the correction law. Section 2 adds a new subdivision 3 to section 146 of the correction law. Section 3 provides an effective date.
S8046 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8046 I N S E N A T E March 12, 2020 ___________ 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 the correctional association to access, visit, inspect, and examine all state correctional facilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2 of the correction law is amended by adding a new subdivision 32 to read as follows: 32. "CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION" MEANS THE CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK, DULY INCORPORATED BY CHAPTER SIX OF THE LAWS OF EIGHTEEN FORTY-SIX, AND ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, BOARD MEMBERS, AND DESIGNEES. § 2. Section 146 of the correction law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows: 3. A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION SHALL BE PERMITTED, AT ITS PLEASURE, TO ACCESS, VISIT, INSPECT, AND EXAMINE ALL STATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES WITHOUT ADVANCE NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT. UP TO TWELVE PEOPLE MAY COMPRISE THE CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION VISITING PARTY. EXCEPT FOR DOCUMENTS OR RECORDS CREATED ABOUT EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT SOLELY FOR SUPERVISORY OR DISCIPLINARY PURPOSES, THE CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION SHALL BE GIVEN UNFETTERED ACCESS TO ALL PAPER, ELECTRONIC, AND DIGITAL RECORDS, INCLUD- ING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DOCUMENTS, PAPERS, LOGBOOKS, EMAILS, BOOKS, DATA, VIDEO AND AUDIO RECORDINGS, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES PERTAINING TO THE MANAGEMENT, CONDITION, ISSUES OR OPERATION OF ANY STATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, INCLUDING THE INDIVIDUAL RECORDS OF INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE NOT OTHERWISE CONFIDENTIAL UNDER THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW OR FEDERAL LAW. THE DEPARTMENT MAY NOT PLACE RESTRICTIONS ON SUCH VISITS AND INSPECTIONS, INCLUDING DURING PERIODS WHEN FACILITIES ARE LOCKED DOWN, ALTHOUGH THEY MAY RESTRICT ACCESS TO A PORTION OF A FACILITY IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS FOR THE DURATION OF THE EMERGENCY. B. UPON TWENTY-FOUR HOURS ADVANCE NOTICE, AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF ANY VISITS TO, OR INSPECTIONS AND EXAMINATIONS OF, STATE CORRECTIONAL FACIL- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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