senate Bill S7373

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Dignity Not Detention" act

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


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Sep 10, 2021 referred to rules

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S7373 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7099
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, add Art 29 §900, Cor L

S7373 (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.

S7373 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7373 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7373
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                            September 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SALAZAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 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.
                                                            LBD10536-04-1

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