senate Bill S4160A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows certain additional privileges to inmates when visitation is suspended for any reason

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


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Jun 01, 2021 amended on third reading 4160b
May 19, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 12, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2021 1st report cal.1013
Feb 22, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Feb 04, 2021 print number 4160a
Feb 04, 2021 amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Feb 02, 2021 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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May 11, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S4160A
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 22, 2021 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S4160A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Feb 22, 2021

aye wr (1)

S4160 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §138-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8173

S4160 - Summary

Allows certain additional privileges to inmates when visitation is suspended for any reason.

S4160 - Sponsor Memo

S4160 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4160
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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 allowing certain
   additional privileges to inmates when visitation is suspended for  any
   reason

   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 138-b
 to read as follows:
   § 138-B. SUSPENSION OF VISITATION PRIVILEGES. 1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
 OTHER  PROVISION  OF LAW, IN THE EVENT THAT THE VISITATION OF INMATES IS
 SUSPENDED DUE TO A DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY BY THE  GOVERNOR,
 A  LOCAL OFFICIAL OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON, EACH INMATE IN A CORRECTIONAL
 FACILITY SHALL BE ALLOWED AND SHALL RECEIVE, IN ADDITION  TO  ANY  OTHER
 PRIVILEGE:
   (A)  SEVEN  OR  MORE  FREE  STAMPS PER WEEK FOR USE IN ACCORDANCE WITH
 DIRECTIVE #4422, "INMATE CORRESPONDENCE PROGRAM";
   (B) TWO OR MORE FREE SECURE MESSAGES PER WEEK VIA  ELECTRONIC  TABLET;
 AND
   (C) TWO OR MORE FREE PHONE CALLS PER WEEK IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIRECTIVE
 #4423, "INMATE TELEPHONE CALLS".
   2.  THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS
 NECESSARY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08721-01-1


S4160A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §138-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8173

S4160A - Summary

Allows certain additional privileges to inmates when visitation is suspended for any reason.

S4160A - Sponsor Memo

S4160A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4160--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
   Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  correction law, in relation to allowing certain
   additional privileges to inmates when visitation is suspended for  any
   reason
 
   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 138-b
 to read as follows:
   § 138-B. SUSPENSION OF VISITATION PRIVILEGES. 1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
 OTHER  PROVISION  OF LAW, IN THE EVENT THAT THE VISITATION OF INMATES IS
 SUSPENDED DUE TO A DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY BY THE  GOVERNOR,
 A  LOCAL OFFICIAL OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON, EACH INMATE IN A CORRECTIONAL
 FACILITY SHALL BE ALLOWED AND SHALL RECEIVE, IN ADDITION  TO  ANY  OTHER
 PRIVILEGE:
   (A) SEVEN OR MORE FREE STAMPS PER WEEK;
   (B)  TWO  OR MORE FREE SECURE MESSAGES PER WEEK VIA ELECTRONIC TABLET;
 AND
   (C) TWO OR MORE FREE PHONE CALLS PER WEEK.
   2. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND  REGULATIONS
 NECESSARY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08721-02-1


S4160B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §138-b, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8173

S4160B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows certain additional privileges to inmates when visitation is suspended for any reason.

S4160B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4160B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4160--B
     Cal. No. 1013
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
   Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported favorably from
   said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance  --  reported
   favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
   ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
   its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  correction law, in relation to allowing certain
   additional privileges to inmates when visitation is suspended for  any
   reason
 
   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 138-b
 to read as follows:
   § 138-B. SUSPENSION OF VISITATION PRIVILEGES. 1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
 OTHER  PROVISION  OF LAW, IN THE EVENT THAT THE VISITATION OF INMATES IS
 SUSPENDED, FOR AT LEAST SEVEN CONSECUTIVE DAYS, DUE TO A DECLARATION  OF
 A  STATE OF EMERGENCY BY THE GOVERNOR, A LOCAL OFFICIAL OR FOR ANY OTHER
 REASON, EACH INMATE IN A CORRECTIONAL  FACILITY  SHALL  BE  ALLOWED  AND
 SHALL RECEIVE, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PRIVILEGE:
   (A) SEVEN FREE STAMPS PER WEEK;
   (B) TWO FREE SECURE MESSAGES PER WEEK VIA ELECTRONIC TABLET; AND
   (C) TWO FREE PHONE CALLS PER WEEK.
   2.  THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS
 NECESSARY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08721-03-1

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