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File #: Int 1262-2016    Version: Name: Regulating the use of uniforms by the department of correction for court appearances.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 9/14/2016
Enactment date: 12/22/2016 Law number: 2016/180
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to regulating the use of uniforms by the department of correction for court appearances
Sponsors: Melissa Mark-Viverito, Donovan J. Richards, Margaret S. Chin, Daniel Dromm , Helen K. Rosenthal, Stephen T. Levin, Brad S. Lander, Ben Kallos, Carlos Menchaca, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill requires the Department of Correction to produce inmates for trial or grand jury appearances in their personal clothing, and where such clothing is not available the Department must provide inmates adequate non-uniform clothing. Such clothing must also be provided to inmates released from a court.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1262-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1262, 4. Int. No. 1262 - 9/14/16, 5. September 14, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 9/26/16, 7. Hearing Testimony 9/26/16, 8. Hearing Transcript 9/26/16, 9. Committee Report 12/5/16, 10. Hearing Transcript 12/5/16, 11. December 6, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Proposed Int. No. 1262-A - 12/7/16, 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Mayor's Letter, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-6-16, 16. Local Law 180, 17. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 6, 2016
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12/5/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/2016AMelissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/26/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/14/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 1262-A

 

By The Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito) and Council Members Richards, Chin, Dromm, Rosenthal, Levin, Lander, Kallos, Menchaca, Espinal and Barron

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to regulating the use of uniforms by the department of correction for court appearances

 

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 9-147 to read as follows:

§ 9-147 Inmate court appearance clothing. Except as provided elsewhere in this section, the department shall provide every inmate appearing for a trial or before a grand jury with access to clothing in their personal property prior to transport for such appearance, and produce all such inmates for such appearances in such clothing. If such clothing is not available, or if an inmate chooses not to wear their personal clothing, the department shall provide such inmate with new or gently used, size appropriate clothing of a kind customarily worn by persons not in the custody of the department, unless (i) such inmate chooses to wear the uniform issued by the department, or (ii) such inmate is required to wear such uniform by an order of the court. The department shall permit personal clothing to be delivered to an inmate during such time as packages are permitted to be delivered under title 40 of the rules of the city of New York or during reasonable hours the day before an inmate’s scheduled appearance for a trial or before a grand jury. New or gently used, weather- and size-appropriate clothing of a kind customarily worn by persons not in the custody of the department shall be offered to any inmate released from the custody of the department from a court, unless the inmate is wearing the inmate’s own personal clothing.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

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