assembly Bill A4881

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to available transportation for correction facility visitation

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Feb 08, 2021 referred to correction

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A4881 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4956
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §138-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5693
2019-2020: A5942, S731

A4881 (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.

A4881 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   4881
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. DE LA ROSA, DICKENS, GOTTFRIED, WEPRIN, COLTON,
   WALKER, REYES, COOK, AUBRY, HUNTER, BARRON -- read once  and  referred
   to the Committee on 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, 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.
                                                            LBD08401-01-1