assembly Bill A4905

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing identification cards to inmates upon release from incarceration

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.158
May 13, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.363
May 11, 2021 reported
Mar 09, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 08, 2021 referred to correction

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A4905 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10698

A4905 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision, in consultation with the commissioner of motor vehicles and the federal bureau of prisons, to develop a program to provide an identification card to each inmate upon the release of such inmate from custody.

A4905 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4905
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Correction
 
 AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to providing identifica-
   tion cards to inmates upon release from incarceration
 
   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 11 to
 read as follows:
   § 11. IDENTIFICATION CARD PROGRAM. 1. THE COMMISSIONER,  IN  CONSULTA-
 TION  WITH  THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF
 PRISONS, SHALL DEVELOP A PROGRAM TO PROVIDE AN  IDENTIFICATION  CARD  TO
 EACH  INMATE  UPON  THE  RELEASE  OF SUCH INMATE FROM THE CUSTODY OF THE
 DEPARTMENT OR FROM THE CUSTODY OF THE FEDERAL  BUREAU  OF  PRISONS  WHEN
 SUCH  INMATE IS A RESIDENT OF NEW YORK STATE. NO FEE SHALL BE CHARGED TO
 AN INMATE FOR THE ORIGINAL ISSUANCE OF SUCH IDENTIFICATION CARD.
   2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "IDENTIFICATION CARD" SHALL HAVE THE  SAME
 MEANING  AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION FOUR HUNDRED NINETY OF THE VEHICLE AND
 TRAFFIC LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
 ing the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
 the  addition,  amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation neces-
 sary for the implementation of  this  act  on  its  effective  date  are
 authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04985-01-1