assembly Bill A9982

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires foster care records of inmate to be sent to a correctional facility

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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May 02, 2016 referred to correction

A9982 - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §71, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A2861
2011-2012: A2720
2009-2010: A3623

A9982 - Summary

Requires foster care records of inmate to be sent to correctional facility.

A9982 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9982

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  RICHARDSON  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to persons received into
  the custody of the department of correctional services

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 71 of the correction law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9.  WHEN  A  PERSON  IS COMMITTED TO THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT AND
SUCH PERSON HAS A PREVIOUS HISTORY OF BEING IN THE  FOSTER  CARE  SYSTEM
PURSUANT TO THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW THE DEPARTMENT SHALL OBTAIN A RECORD
OF  SAID  FOSTER  CARE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WHAT AGE SAID PERSON
ENTERED FOSTER CARE AND FOR WHAT PERIOD OF TIME HE OR SHE WAS UNDER SAID
CARE. A COPY OF SAID RECORDS SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE  AND  DELIVERED  TO
ANY  CORRECTIONAL  FACILITY WHERE SAID PERSON IS INCARCERATED. A CORREC-
TIONAL FACILITY FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL INCLUDE  A  JUVE-
NILE DETENTION FACILITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08681-01-5

assembly Bill A9972

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to commencing a study on the relationship between the corrections system and the child welfare system

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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May 02, 2016 referred to correction

A9972 - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §30, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A2992A
2011-2012: A4695

A9972 - Summary

Relates to commencing a study on the relationship between the corrections system and the child welfare system.

A9972 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9972

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  RICHARDSON  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to commencing a study on
  the relationship between the corrections system and the child  welfare
  system

  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 30 to
read as follows:
  S 30. INMATE STUDY. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONDUCT A  COMPREHENSIVE
STUDY  ON  INMATES'  PRIOR  INVOLVEMENT  WITH CHILD WELFARE AND JUVENILE
SYSTEMS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (A) PREVIOUS PLACEMENT IN OUT-OF-HOME CARE, SPECIFYING TYPE OF  PLACE-
MENT:  FOSTER  CARE,  KINSHIP  FOSTER CARE, SECURE DETENTION FACILITIES,
NON-SECURE DETENTION FACILITIES, GROUP HOMES OR OTHER  AUTHORIZED  AGEN-
CIES  OR  FACILITIES  OPERATED OR LICENSED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND
FAMILY SERVICES;
  (B) THE APPROXIMATE LENGTH OF SUCH PERIOD OF PLACEMENT;
  (C) THE AGE OF THE INMATE DURING SUCH PERIOD OF PLACEMENT;
  (D) THE ETHNIC BACKGROUND OF THE INMATE; AND
  (E) THE INMATE'S GENDER.
  2. AS PART OF THE STUDY THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  CONDUCT  SURVEYS  ON
CURRENT INMATES IN STATE, COUNTY, AND MUNICIPAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
THE  SURVEY  SHALL  BE  BASED ON A RANDOM SAMPLE OR OTHER SCIENTIFICALLY
APPROPRIATE SAMPLE OF NOT LESS THAN TEN PERCENT OF  ALL  STATE,  COUNTY,
AND MUNICIPAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
  3.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL ENSURE THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF EACH SURVEY
PARTICIPANT BY USING SELF-ADMINISTERED QUESTIONNAIRES AND OTHER  SIMILAR
SURVEY METHODS, WHICH WILL ENSURE THE RESPONDENT'S ANONYMITY.
  4. AN INMATE SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE GIVEN HIS OR HER INFORMED CONSENT
ONLY  IF  HE  OR  SHE  IS INFORMED IN WRITING OF THE POTENTIAL RISKS AND
BENEFITS OF THE STUDY.
  5. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL MAKE A WRITTEN REPORT  ON  THE  RELATIONSHIP
BETWEEN  THE  CORRECTIONS  SYSTEM  AND  THE  CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM TO THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.