File #: Int 0634-2022    Version: * Name: Videoconferencing services for individuals in custody of the department of correction.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Criminal Justice
On agenda: 8/11/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to videoconferencing services for individuals in custody of the department of correction
Sponsors: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Gale A. Brewer, Lincoln Restler, Shahana K. Hanif, Julie Won, Sandy Nurse, Jennifer GutiƩrrez, Rita C. Joseph, Pierina Ana Sanchez
Council Member Sponsors: 9
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Correction to provide free videoconferencing services to individuals within the custody of the department.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 634, 2. Int. No. 634, 3. August 11, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-11-22
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Int. No. 634

 

By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Members Brewer, Restler, Hanif, Won, Nurse, Gutiérrez, Joseph and Sanchez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to videoconferencing services for individuals in custody of the department of correction

 

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 9-163 to read as follows:

§ 9-163 Videoconferencing services. The department shall provide videoconferencing services to individuals in the custody of the department at no cost to such individuals or to the party receiving the call. Such individuals shall be authorized a minimum of five videoconferencing calls per week for a minimum duration of one hour per call. Nothing in this section shall be construed to infringe upon the rights of individuals within the custody of the department to have in-person visitation.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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