assembly Bill A7588

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a temporary state commission to study and make recommendations on violence in state correctional facilities

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 05, 2022 referred to correction
May 17, 2021 referred to correction

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A7588 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2775
Law Section:
Correctional Services
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8209, S5751

A7588 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a temporary state commission to study and make recommendations on violence in state correctional facilities including the causes and consequences of such violence with a particular emphasis on changes in levels of violence and the causes of those changes.

A7588 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7588
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. WEPRIN, PALMESANO -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on 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.
                                                            LBD05507-01-1