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File #: Int 1381-2016    Version: * Name: Procedures for the transportation of staff on Rikers Island.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 12/6/2016
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to procedures for the transportation of staff on Rikers Island
Sponsors: Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill requires the Department of Correction to ensure that Department-provided transportation on Rikers Island does not permit the intermingling of staff and visitors or recently released inmates.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1381, 2. December 6, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Int. No. 1381
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12/31/2017*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/6/2016*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/6/2016*Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1381

 

By Council Member Cornegy

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to procedures for the transportation of staff on Rikers Island

 

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 9-141 to read as follows: 

§ 9-141 Rikers Island transportation procedures. The commissioner shall ensure that transportation provided by the department on Rikers Island does not permit staff to make verbal or physical contact with visitors or inmates recently released from the custody of the department. For the purposes of this section, the term “staff” means anyone, other than an inmate, working at a facility operated by the department.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

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LS # 8771

11/30/16