Bill Text: NY A05752 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibits an inmate in a correctional facility serving a life without parole sentence or who has been convicted of a sex offense as defined in articles 130 and 263 of the penal law, from being eligible for conjugal visitation under the family reunion program.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-14 - referred to correction [A05752 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05752-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5752
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 14, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. LAWRENCE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Correction
        AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to visitation of inmates
          under the family reunion program
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 146 of the correction law is amended  by  adding  a
     2  new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
     3    3. Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, no inmate of a
     4  correctional  facility  who is serving a sentence of life without parole
     5  or who has been convicted of a sex offense as defined  in  articles  one
     6  hundred  thirty  and  two hundred sixty-three of the penal law, shall be
     7  entitled to or be authorized to have visitation by any person under  the
     8  family reunion program, when that visit is for conjugal purposes.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09616-01-9
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