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File #: Int 1452-2017    Version: Name: Requiring the administration for children’s services to provide video conferencing for youth in secure detention facilities.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Juvenile Justice
On agenda: 2/1/2017
Enactment date: 9/8/2017 Law number: 2017/173
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the administration for children's services to provide video conferencing for youth in secure detention facilities
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera , Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Donovan J. Richards, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Barry S. Grodenchik, Ben Kallos, Inez D. Barron, Helen K. Rosenthal
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill requires ACS to allow young people in detention to video conference with family primarily for the purpose of discharge planning, treatment, and rehabilitative conversations.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1452-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1452, 4. Int. No. 1452 - 2/1/17, 5. February 1, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 2/13/17, 7. Hearing Testimony 2/13/17, 8. Hearing Transcript 2/13/17, 9. Proposed Int. No. 1452-A - 8/18/17, 10. Committee Report 8/23/17, 11. Hearing Transcript 8/23/17, 12. August 24, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-24-17, 15. Int. No. 1452-A (FINAL), 16. Mayor's Letter, 17. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 24, 2017, 18. Local Law 173
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9/8/2017AFernando Cabrera City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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8/23/2017*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Juvenile Justice Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/23/2017*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Juvenile Justice Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
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2/13/2017*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Juvenile Justice Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/13/2017*Fernando Cabrera Committee on Juvenile Justice Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/2017*Fernando Cabrera City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/2017*Fernando Cabrera City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1452-A

 

By Council Members Cabrera, Salamanca, Richards, Cornegy, Grodenchik, Kallos, Barron and Rosenthal

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the administration for children’s services to provide video conferencing for youth in secure detention facilities

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 9 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-912 to read as follows:

§ 21-912  Video conferencing in secure detention facilities. ACS shall establish and operate a program that permits youth in secure detention facilities to communicate through video conference or substantially similar technology with family, as defined by ACS, or legal guardians, except when the facility director determines that such communication is detrimental to the youth or not consistent with public safety. Video conferences shall be held primarily for the purpose of discharge planning, treatment, and rehabilitative conversations.

§2. This local law takes effect 18 months after it becomes law. 

 

BG/DA

LS 9079

8-10-2017