|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 21, 2021||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S2575
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2575 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S2575 SPONSOR: HELMING TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: This legislation would eliminate conjugal visits in New York State correctional facilities by removing the power of the Commissioner of Corrections to regulate the Family Reunion Program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 146 of the correction law. Section 2: Estab- lishes an effective date.
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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