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A07854 Summary:

BILL NOA07854B
 
SAME ASSAME AS S07607-B
 
SPONSOREpstein
 
COSPNSRMamdani, Shimsky, Levenberg, Gibbs, Burdick, Gonzalez-Rojas, Kelles, Burgos
 
MLTSPNSRWoerner
 
Add §§17 & 511, Cor L
 
Requires the publication of notice within twenty-four hours of the death of an incarcerated individual or any other individual occurring in the custody of the department of corrections and community supervision by department press release by posting on the department's public website.
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A07854 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         7854--B
 
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      July 7, 2023
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. EPSTEIN, MAMDANI, SHIMSKY, LEVENBERG -- Multi-
          Sponsored by -- M. of A. WOERNER -- read  once  and  referred  to  the
          Committee on Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
          reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
          to the Committee on Correction in accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,
          sec.  2  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
          amended and recommitted to said committee
 
        AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to  the  publication  of
          notice  of  the death of an incarcerated individual or any other indi-
          vidual occurring in the custody of the department of  corrections  and
          community supervision
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 17 to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 17. Notice of death in a correctional facility.  Within  twenty-four
     4  hours of the death of an incarcerated individual or any other individual
     5  in the custody of the department, the department shall publish notice of
     6  such death on the department's website.
     7    § 2. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 511 to read
     8  as follows:
     9    §  511. Notice of death in a correctional facility. Within twenty-four
    10  hours of the death of an incarcerated individual or any other individual
    11  in the custody of the department, the department,  the  sheriff  of  the
    12  county,  or  in counties within the city of New York the commissioner of
    13  correction of such city, or in the county of Westchester the commission-
    14  er of correction of such county shall publish notice of  such  death  on
    15  the locality's website.
    16    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11798-04-4
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