assembly Bill A7099A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Dignity Not Detention" act

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 28, 2021 print number 7099a
Apr 28, 2021 amend and recommit to correction
Apr 22, 2021 referred to correction

Co-Sponsors

A7099 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7373
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, add Art 29 §900, Cor L

A7099 - Summary

Prohibits governmental entities from entering into agreements to house individuals in immigration detention facilities; requires governmental entities to terminate existing contracts for the detention of individuals in immigration detention facilities.

A7099 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7099
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. REYES -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Correction
 
 AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to enacting the "Dignity
   Not Detention Act"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  This  act shall be known and may be cited as the "Dignity
 Not Detention Act".
   § 2. Section 2 of the correction law is  amended  by  adding  two  new
 subdivisions 33 and 34 to read as follows:
   33.  "IMMIGRATION  DETENTION FACILITY" MEANS ANY BUILDING, FACILITY OR
 STRUCTURE USED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, TO HOUSE OR DETAIN INDIVIDUALS  FOR
 CIVIL IMMIGRATION VIOLATIONS.
   34.  "IMMIGRATION  DETENTION AGREEMENT" MEANS ANY CONTRACT, AGREEMENT,
 INTERGOVERNMENTAL SERVICE AGREEMENT OR MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING  THAT
 AUTHORIZES  A  STATE  OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO HOUSE OR DETAIN INDIVIDUALS
 FOR CIVIL IMMIGRATION VIOLATIONS.
   § 3. The correction law is amended by adding a new article 29 to  read
 as follows:
                                ARTICLE 29
                     IMMIGRATION DETENTION AGREEMENTS
 SECTION 900. IMMIGRATION DETENTION AGREEMENT.
   §  900. IMMIGRATION DETENTION AGREEMENT. 1. THE STATE, COUNTY, MUNICI-
 PALITY, A UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, A  COUNTY  SHERIFF,  OR  AN  AGENCY,
 OFFICER,  EMPLOYEE,  OR  AGENT  OF THE STATE, COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, OR A
 UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SHALL NOT:
   (A) ENTER INTO OR RENEW AN IMMIGRATION DETENTION AGREEMENT.
   (B) RECEIVE ANY PAYMENT RELATED TO THE DETENTION OF INDIVIDUALS IN  AN
 IMMIGRATION DETENTION FACILITY.
   (C)  GIVE  ANY FINANCIAL INCENTIVE OR BENEFIT TO ANY PRIVATE ENTITY OR
 PERSON IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, PURCHASE, CONSTRUCTION, DEVELOPMENT,

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

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A7099A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7373
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, add Art 29 §900, Cor L

A7099A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits governmental entities from entering into agreements to house individuals in immigration detention facilities; requires governmental entities to terminate existing contracts for the detention of individuals in immigration detention facilities.

A7099A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7099--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. REYES, MITAYNES -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to enacting the "Dignity
   Not Detention Act"

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act shall be known and may be cited as the "Dignity
 Not Detention Act".
   § 2. Section 2 of the correction law is  amended  by  adding  two  new
 subdivisions 35 and 36 to read as follows:
   35.  "IMMIGRATION  DETENTION FACILITY" MEANS ANY BUILDING, FACILITY OR
 STRUCTURE USED, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, TO HOUSE OR DETAIN INDIVIDUALS  FOR
 CIVIL IMMIGRATION VIOLATIONS.
   36.  "IMMIGRATION  DETENTION AGREEMENT" MEANS ANY CONTRACT, AGREEMENT,
 INTERGOVERNMENTAL SERVICE AGREEMENT OR MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING  THAT
 AUTHORIZES  A  STATE  OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO HOUSE OR DETAIN INDIVIDUALS
 FOR CIVIL IMMIGRATION VIOLATIONS.
   § 3. The correction law is amended by adding a new article 29 to  read
 as follows:
                                ARTICLE 29
                     IMMIGRATION DETENTION AGREEMENTS
 SECTION 900. IMMIGRATION DETENTION AGREEMENT.
   §  900. IMMIGRATION DETENTION AGREEMENT. 1. THE STATE, COUNTY, MUNICI-
 PALITY, A UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, A  COUNTY  SHERIFF,  OR  AN  AGENCY,
 OFFICER,  EMPLOYEE,  OR  AGENT  OF THE STATE, COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY, OR A
 UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SHALL NOT:
   (A) ENTER INTO OR RENEW AN IMMIGRATION DETENTION AGREEMENT; OR
   (B) RECEIVE ANY PAYMENT RELATED TO THE DETENTION OF INDIVIDUALS IN  AN
 IMMIGRATION DETENTION FACILITY.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10536-03-1