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File #: Int 1453-2017    Version: * Name: Requiring ACS to permit youth in detention facilities to request privacy during visits and phone calls.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Juvenile Justice
On agenda: 2/1/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
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 permit youth in detention facilities to request privacy during visits and phone calls
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera , Barry S. Grodenchik, Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill requires ACS to allow young people in detention to request privacy during visits and phone calls.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1453, 2. Int. No. 1453 - 2/1/17, 3. February 1, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 2/13/17, 5. Hearing Testimony 2/13/17, 6. Hearing Transcript 2/13/17
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Fernando Cabrera City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
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. 1453

 

By Council Members Cabrera, Grodenchik and Barron

 

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 permit youth in detention facilities to request privacy during visits and phone calls

 

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 to add new section 21-909 to read as follows:

§ 21-909  Private visits and phone calls. Youth in detention may request privacy during visits and phone calls, and the facility director shall provide such privacy to the extent practicable.

§2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

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