senate Bill S2575

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to permanently terminate the conjugal visit program, commonly known as the family reunion program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Jan 21, 2021 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S2575 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §146, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3747
2013-2014: S5413
2015-2016: S4301
2017-2018: S2574
2019-2020: S1344

S2575 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to permanently terminate the conjugal visit program, commonly known as the family reunion program; further directs such commissioner to prohibit the establishment of any program designed to provide selected inmates and their families the opportunity to privately meet for an extended period of time.

S2575 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2575 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2575
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HELMING -- 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 the commissioner of
   the department of corrections and  community  supervision's  power  to
   permanently  terminate  the conjugal visit program, referred to as the
   family reunion program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Section 146 of the correction law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
   4. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PERMANENTLY  TERMINATE  THE  CONJUGAL  VISIT
 PROGRAM  REFERRED TO AS THE FAMILY REUNION PROGRAM SET FORTH IN PART TWO
 HUNDRED TWENTY OF TITLE SEVEN OF THE NEW  YORK  CODE,  RULES  AND  REGU-
 LATIONS.   SUCH COMMISSIONER SHALL FURTHER PROHIBIT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF
 ANY PROGRAM DESIGNED TO PROVIDE SELECTED INMATES AND THEIR FAMILIES  THE
 OPPORTUNITY TO MEET PRIVATELY FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04585-01-1


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