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File #: Int 0023-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring ACS to permit youth in detention facilities to request privacy during visits and phone calls.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Justice System
On agenda: 1/31/2018
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
Council Member Sponsors: 1
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. 23, 2. Int. No. 23, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda
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Int. No. 23

 

By Council Member Cabrera

 

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 21-919 to read as follows:

§ 21-919  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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LS 9080/Int 1453-2017

LS 461

12/14/17