|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
|Jan 25, 2021||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S2775
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
S2775 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2775 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2775 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act establishing a temporary state commission to study and make recommendations on violence in state correctional facilities; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To create a multidisciplinary committee to exam the causes of, and possible remedies for, violence in our state prison system. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 creates a temporary commission to study prison violence. Section 2 provides for the appointment of commission members. Section 3 clarifies that members shall not receive compensation but
S2775 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2775 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 25, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction AN ACT establishing a temporary state commission to study and make recommendations on violence in state correctional facilities; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. A temporary state commission is hereby created to study and make recommendations to the governor and the legislature concerning the causes and consequences of violence in state correctional facilities. The commission will place particular emphasis on changes in levels of violence and the causes of those changes, but will not be restricted to those topics. § 2. a. The commission shall consist of fourteen members to be appointed as follows: (i) the commissioner of the department of correctional services and community supervision or his or her designee, who shall serve as chair of the commission; (ii) the commissioner of the office of mental health or his or her designee; (iii) the president of the union representing correctional officers or his or her designee; (iv) the president of the union representing correctional lieutenants or his or her designee; (v) the president of the union representing professional employees or his or her designee; (vi) the president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice or his or her designee; (vii) the executive director of the Correctional Association of New York or his or her designee; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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