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File #: Int 1080-2009    Version: * Name: Requiring the commissioner of the dept of correction to report on race and ethnicity, zip code of residence, precinct of arrest and charged offense of adolescents admitted to city jails.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 9/17/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the commissioner of the department of correction to report on race and ethnicity, zip code of residence, precinct of arrest and charged offense of adolescents admitted to city jails.
Sponsors: Letitia James, Charles Barron, Lewis A. Fidler, Helen D. Foster, Sara M. Gonzalez, Darlene Mealy, Annabel Palma, James Sanders, Jr., Larry B. Seabrook, Kendall Stewart, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Michael C. Nelson, Rosie Mendez, Thomas White, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Int. No. 1080
 
By Council Members James, Barron, Fidler, Foster, Gonzalez, Mealy, Palma, Sanders Jr., Seabrook, Stewart, Mark-Viverito, Nelson, Mendez and White.
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the commissioner of the department of correction to report on race and ethnicity, zip code of residence, precinct of arrest and charged offense of adolescents admitted to city jails.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Subdivision b of section 9-130 of Chapter 1 of title 9 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
b. The commissioner of correction shall post a report on the department website within fifteen days of the beginning of each fiscal year quarter containing information pertaining to adolescents in city jails for the prior quarter, unless a different time period is specified for a particular indicator.  Such quarterly report shall indicate the average daily adolescent population for the reporting period and the prior fiscal year total for each indicator.  The report shall include information regarding census data and security indicators for city jails, as follows:
1. Census data.  The report shall include, on an annual basis, separate indicators for: (i) the total number of adolescent admissions to city jails disaggregated by age, [and] gender, race and ethnicity, zip code of residence, charged offense and precinct where arrest occurred; and (ii) the percentage of those admitted who were previously admitted to a facility operated by the department; and (iii) the percentage of those admitted who within the last year were admitted to a facility under the jurisdiction of the department of juvenile justice.  Such annual report shall indicate the percentage change for each census data indicator from the prior year.
ยง2. This local law shall take effect sixty days after enactment.
 
LS #7569
LC
08/10/09