NY A05257 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-08 - referred to correction
Pending: Assembly Correction Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Relates to the treatment and placement of inmates based upon gender identity; requires that inmates in state and local correctional facilities who have a gender identity different from the inmate's assigned sex at birth be addressed and have access to commissary items, clothing and other materials that are consistent with the inmate's gender identity; and establishes that inmates who have a birth certificate, passport or driver's license that reflects his or her gender identity shall presumptively be placed in a state or local correctional facility with inmates of the gender consistent with the inmate's gender identity.

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Title

Relates to the treatment and placement of inmates based upon gender identity; requires that inmates in state and local correctional facilities who have a gender identity different from the inmate's assigned sex at birth be addressed and have access to commissary items, clothing and other materials that are consistent with the inmate's gender identity; and establishes that inmates who have a birth certificate, passport or driver's license that reflects his or her gender identity shall presumptively be placed in a state or local correctional facility with inmates of the gender consistent with the inmate's gender identity.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-08Assemblyreferred to correction

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