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File #: Int 0680-2015    Version: * Name: Requiring the commissioner of the dept of correction to post a monthly report on detainees on the department’s website.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 2/26/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the commissioner of the department of correction to post a monthly report on detainees on the department's website.
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm , Helen K. Rosenthal, Margaret S. Chin, Corey D. Johnson, Andy L. King, Deborah L. Rose, Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill requires the Department of Correction to post a monthly report on its website indicating the number of inmates who have been detained pre-trial, the number of adult inmates who have been detained pre-trial for more than 6 months, and the number of adolescent inmates who have been detained pre-trial for more than 1 month.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 680, 2. February 26, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
Int. No. 680
 
By Council Members Dromm, Rosenthal, Chin, Johnson, King, Rose and Menchaca
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the commissioner of the department of correction to post a monthly report on detainees on the department's website.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  Chapter 1 of title 9 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 9-135 to read as follows:   
 
      § 9-135. Detainee report. The commissioner shall post a report, by the first date of each month, on the department's website, which shall include the following information based on the average daily population of the city's jails for the preceding month:
(1)      The number of inmates in the department's custody that had not been sentenced.
(2)      The number of inmates in the department's custody18 years of age or older who had been incarcerated for more than six months and had not been sentenced.
(3)      The number of inmates under 18 years of age who have been incarcerated for more than one month and had not been sentenced.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect sixty days after enactment.
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