senate Bill S2211

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the prohibition of double-bunked housing in correctional facilities

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.411
substituted for a702
Apr 28, 2021 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 23, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 22, 2021 1st report cal.393
Jan 20, 2021 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S2211
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Feb 22, 2021

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S2211 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A702
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §607, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8028, A10173
2019-2020: S1334, S6582, A930

S2211 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the prohibition of double-bunked housing in correctional facilities.

S2211 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2211 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2211
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. SEPULVEDA, GALLIVAN, HARCKHAM, SALAZAR -- 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 prohibition of
   double-bunked housing in correctional facilities

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The correction law is amended by adding a new section 607
 to read as follows:
   § 607. PROHIBITION OF DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUSING. 1. FOR PURPOSES  OF  THIS
 SECTION  "DOUBLE-BUNKED HOUSING" SHALL MEAN THE PRACTICE OF INMATE HOUS-
 ING WHERE BUNK BEDS ARE USED IN A DORMITORY SETTING, WITH INMATES RESID-
 ING IN AN OPEN SPACE AND SLEEPING ON BUNK BEDS.
   2. UPON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE DEPARTMENT IS  PROHIB-
 ITED  FROM  HOUSING  INMATES  USING  DOUBLE-BUNKED  HOUSING PRACTICES IN
 CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. ANY INMATES HOUSED IN SUCH DOUBLE-BUNKED  HOUS-
 ING  ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE MOVED TO OTHER HOUS-
 ING ACCOMMODATIONS PROVIDED THAT SUCH ACCOMMODATIONS ARE NOT LOCATED  IN
 A  MORE  RESTRICTIVE HOUSING UNIT OR CORRECTIONAL FACILITY UNLESS OTHER-
 WISE APPROPRIATE.
   3. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE OR REPEAL ANY RULES  AND
 REGULATIONS NECESSARY TO FACILITATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05390-01-1


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