senate Bill S8216

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Replaces instances of the words inmate or inmates with the words incarcerated individual or incarcerated individuals

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9273 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 08, 2022 signed chap.486
Aug 05, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1899
substituted for s8216
Jun 02, 2022 substituted by a9273
ordered to third reading cal.1899
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 02, 2022 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S8216 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Cor L, generally; amd §§259-h & 259-i, Exec L; amd §101.00, Loc Fin L; amd §10.03, Ment Hyg L; amd §60.05, Pen L; amd §3502, Pub Health L; amd §194, Soc Serv L; amd §§9-143, 9-149, 9-154, 9-156, 408.1.1 & E106.4.8, NYC Ad Cd

S8216 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Replaces instances of the words inmate or inmates with the words incarcerated individual or incarcerated individuals.

S8216 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8216 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 2, 2022
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
 AN ACT to amend the correction law, the executive law, the local finance
   law, the mental hygiene law, the penal law, the public health law, the
   social  services  law  and  the administrative code of the city of New
   York, in relation to  replacing  instances  of  the  words  inmate  or
   inmates  with  the words incarcerated individual or incarcerated indi-
   Section  1.  Subdivision  18  of  section 45 of the correction law, as
 added by chapter 432 of the laws of 2021, is renumbered  subdivision  19
 and is amended to read as follows:
   19.  Establish  standards  and  guidelines for a program of medication
 assisted treatment for  [inmates]  INCARCERATED  INDIVIDUALS  in  county
 jails  and/or  county  correctional facilities equivalent to the program
 established in state correctional facilities  pursuant  to  section  six
 hundred  twenty-six of this chapter and submit an annual report consist-
 ent with the requirements of subdivision three of such section.
   § 2. Section 49 of the correction law, as added by chapter 557 of  the
 laws of 2021, is amended to read as follows:
   §  49.  Commission  on prison education. There is hereby established a
 commission on prison education comprised of nine members who shall study
 and develop a plan for improving education in the state  prison  system.
 The  commission  on  prison education shall consider and investigate the
 following factors when determining education improvements: the impact on
 an [inmate's] INCARCERATED INDIVIDUAL'S  employment  opportunities  upon
 release  from  prison, the impact on an [inmate's] INCARCERATED INDIVID-
 UAL'S reintegration into society and the effectiveness in reducing reci-
 divism. Appointments to the task force shall be made as  follows:  three
 by the governor; two by the speaker of the assembly; one by the minority
 leader of the assembly; two by the temporary president of the senate and
 one  by  the  minority  leader  of  the senate. The commission on prison
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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