NY S07672 | 2023-2024 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on September 27 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2024-01-03 - REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION
Pending: Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Creates the office of the correctional ombudsman to achieve transparency, fairness, impartiality and accountability in New York state correctional facilities; relates to reports by coroners; designates investigators of the office of the correctional ombudsman as peace officers; authorizes the attorney general to investigate the alleged commission of any criminal offense committed by an employee of the department of corrections and community supervision in connection with his or her official duties; relates to the confidentiality of certain records; includes the office of the correctional ombudsman records within the definition of public safety agency records; makes related provisions.

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Title

Creates the office of the correctional ombudsman to achieve transparency, fairness, impartiality and accountability in New York state correctional facilities; relates to reports by coroners; designates investigators of the office of the correctional ombudsman as peace officers; authorizes the attorney general to investigate the alleged commission of any criminal offense committed by an employee of the department of corrections and community supervision in connection with his or her official duties; relates to the confidentiality of certain records; includes the office of the correctional ombudsman records within the definition of public safety agency records; makes related provisions.

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History

DateChamberAction
2024-01-03SenateREFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION
2023-09-27SenateREFERRED TO RULES

Same As/Similar To

A04379 (Same As) 2024-01-03 - referred to correction

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