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Meeting Name: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services (inactive) Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/26/2016 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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Int 0899-2015 *Vanessa L. Gibson Proposed Int. No. 899-AProcedures and reporting for the Rikers Island nursery program.IntroductionState law requires that children born while their mothers are in city jails be housed with their mothers during their first year, with some exceptions. This bill creates procedures the Department of Correction must follow in determining when these exceptions apply, requires all female inmates to be informed of these housing options, and requires a yearly report on the use of this housing.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0899-2015 *Vanessa L. Gibson  Procedures and reporting for the Rikers Island nursery program.IntroductionState law requires that children born while their mothers are in city jails be housed with their mothers during their first year, with some exceptions. This bill creates procedures the Department of Correction must follow in determining when these exceptions apply, requires all female inmates to be informed of these housing options, and requires a yearly report on the use of this housing.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0899-2015 *Vanessa L. Gibson  Procedures and reporting for the Rikers Island nursery program.IntroductionState law requires that children born while their mothers are in city jails be housed with their mothers during their first year, with some exceptions. This bill creates procedures the Department of Correction must follow in determining when these exceptions apply, requires all female inmates to be informed of these housing options, and requires a yearly report on the use of this housing.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0899-2015 AVanessa L. Gibson  Procedures and reporting for the Rikers Island nursery program.IntroductionState law requires that children born while their mothers are in city jails be housed with their mothers during their first year, with some exceptions. This bill creates procedures the Department of Correction must follow in determining when these exceptions apply, requires all female inmates to be informed of these housing options, and requires a yearly report on the use of this housing.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1014-2015 *Corey D. Johnson Proposed Int. No. 1014-ARequiring the DOC to post on its website an annual report regarding mentally ill inmates and recidivism, and to repeal section 3 of LL# 54 for the year 2004, relating to the date such local law is repealed.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to issue a yearly report regarding the number and rate of inmates discharged to the community with mental health issues, and the number and rate at which these individuals are re-admitted to DOC custody within a year of their discharge. The bill also repeals a section of a local law passed in 2004 relating to discharge planning and applications for government benefits. This section permitted this law to be repealed at the DOC’s request if the Council did not renew the law within 1 year of such request.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1014-2015 *Corey D. Johnson  Requiring the DOC to post on its website an annual report regarding mentally ill inmates and recidivism, and to repeal section 3 of LL# 54 for the year 2004, relating to the date such local law is repealed.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to issue a yearly report regarding the number and rate of inmates discharged to the community with mental health issues, and the number and rate at which these individuals are re-admitted to DOC custody within a year of their discharge. The bill also repeals a section of a local law passed in 2004 relating to discharge planning and applications for government benefits. This section permitted this law to be repealed at the DOC’s request if the Council did not renew the law within 1 year of such request.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1014-2015 *Corey D. Johnson  Requiring the DOC to post on its website an annual report regarding mentally ill inmates and recidivism, and to repeal section 3 of LL# 54 for the year 2004, relating to the date such local law is repealed.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to issue a yearly report regarding the number and rate of inmates discharged to the community with mental health issues, and the number and rate at which these individuals are re-admitted to DOC custody within a year of their discharge. The bill also repeals a section of a local law passed in 2004 relating to discharge planning and applications for government benefits. This section permitted this law to be repealed at the DOC’s request if the Council did not renew the law within 1 year of such request.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1014-2015 ACorey D. Johnson  Requiring the DOC to post on its website an annual report regarding mentally ill inmates and recidivism, and to repeal section 3 of LL# 54 for the year 2004, relating to the date such local law is repealed.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to issue a yearly report regarding the number and rate of inmates discharged to the community with mental health issues, and the number and rate at which these individuals are re-admitted to DOC custody within a year of their discharge. The bill also repeals a section of a local law passed in 2004 relating to discharge planning and applications for government benefits. This section permitted this law to be repealed at the DOC’s request if the Council did not renew the law within 1 year of such request.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1064-2016 *Elizabeth S. Crowley Proposed Int. No. 1064-ARequiring the DOC to evaluate programs it utilizes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to evaluate the programs that are offered to inmates, and submit a yearly report summarizing this evaluation to the Mayor and Council, and post such report online.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1064-2016 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the DOC to evaluate programs it utilizes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to evaluate the programs that are offered to inmates, and submit a yearly report summarizing this evaluation to the Mayor and Council, and post such report online.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1064-2016 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the DOC to evaluate programs it utilizes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to evaluate the programs that are offered to inmates, and submit a yearly report summarizing this evaluation to the Mayor and Council, and post such report online.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1064-2016 AElizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the DOC to evaluate programs it utilizes.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction (“DOC”) to evaluate the programs that are offered to inmates, and submit a yearly report summarizing this evaluation to the Mayor and Council, and post such report online.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1144-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo Proposed Int. No. 1144-ARequiring the use of trauma-informed care in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to train appropriate staff on the use of trauma-informed care, to use trauma-informed care consistently with federal guidance, and to issue a yearly public report on the training and usage of trauma-informed care.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1144-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Requiring the use of trauma-informed care in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to train appropriate staff on the use of trauma-informed care, to use trauma-informed care consistently with federal guidance, and to issue a yearly public report on the training and usage of trauma-informed care.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1144-2016 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Requiring the use of trauma-informed care in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to train appropriate staff on the use of trauma-informed care, to use trauma-informed care consistently with federal guidance, and to issue a yearly public report on the training and usage of trauma-informed care.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1144-2016 ALaurie A. Cumbo  Requiring the use of trauma-informed care in city correctional facilities.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to train appropriate staff on the use of trauma-informed care, to use trauma-informed care consistently with federal guidance, and to issue a yearly public report on the training and usage of trauma-informed care.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1152-2016 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James) Proposed Int. No. 1152-AMaximum fee allowed when transferring money to a city inmate.IntroductionThis local law clarifies that an existing fee cap on transfers to inmate institutional accounts, established by state regulation (N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. tit. 9, § 7016.2(b)), also applies to wire-transfers. The law also caps the fee at no more than 1% of the deposit amount, not to exceed $5.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1152-2016 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)  Maximum fee allowed when transferring money to a city inmate.IntroductionThis local law clarifies that an existing fee cap on transfers to inmate institutional accounts, established by state regulation (N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. tit. 9, § 7016.2(b)), also applies to wire-transfers. The law also caps the fee at no more than 1% of the deposit amount, not to exceed $5.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1152-2016 *The Public Advocate (Ms. James)  Maximum fee allowed when transferring money to a city inmate.IntroductionThis local law clarifies that an existing fee cap on transfers to inmate institutional accounts, established by state regulation (N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. tit. 9, § 7016.2(b)), also applies to wire-transfers. The law also caps the fee at no more than 1% of the deposit amount, not to exceed $5.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1228-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito Proposed Int. No. 1228-AInvestigation, review, study, audit of, and recommendations relating to, the operations, policies, programs and practices of the DOC by the commissioner of DOI.IntroductionThis bill would codify the existence and role of the Department of Investigation’s Inspector General for the Department of Correction. This role would be analogous to the role of the Inspector General of the New York City Police Department, and would include submitting a yearly report regarding evaluations and recommendations related to the Department of Correction.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1228-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Investigation, review, study, audit of, and recommendations relating to, the operations, policies, programs and practices of the DOC by the commissioner of DOI.IntroductionThis bill would codify the existence and role of the Department of Investigation’s Inspector General for the Department of Correction. This role would be analogous to the role of the Inspector General of the New York City Police Department, and would include submitting a yearly report regarding evaluations and recommendations related to the Department of Correction.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1228-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Investigation, review, study, audit of, and recommendations relating to, the operations, policies, programs and practices of the DOC by the commissioner of DOI.IntroductionThis bill would codify the existence and role of the Department of Investigation’s Inspector General for the Department of Correction. This role would be analogous to the role of the Inspector General of the New York City Police Department, and would include submitting a yearly report regarding evaluations and recommendations related to the Department of Correction.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1260-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Transporting inmates in the custody of the DOC to all criminal court appearances.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to determine whether inmates admitted to their custody have other open criminal court cases, notify the court system of their incarceration, and transport those inmates to all required court appearances for such cases.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1260-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Transporting inmates in the custody of the DOC to all criminal court appearances.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Correction to determine whether inmates admitted to their custody have other open criminal court cases, notify the court system of their incarceration, and transport those inmates to all required court appearances for such cases.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1261-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Authorizing the waiver of fees in the collection of cash bail.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the Department of Finance to waive a fee of up to 3% that the Department currently collects from cash bail posted in criminal cases.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1261-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Authorizing the waiver of fees in the collection of cash bail.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the Department of Finance to waive a fee of up to 3% that the Department currently collects from cash bail posted in criminal cases.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1262-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Regulating the use of uniforms by the department of correction for court appearances.IntroductionThis bill requires the Department of Correction to produce inmates for trial or grand jury appearances in their personal clothing, and where such clothing is not available the Department must provide inmates adequate non-uniform clothing. Such clothing must also be provided to inmates released from a court.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1262-2016 *Melissa Mark-Viverito  Regulating the use of uniforms by the department of correction for court appearances.IntroductionThis bill requires the Department of Correction to produce inmates for trial or grand jury appearances in their personal clothing, and where such clothing is not available the Department must provide inmates adequate non-uniform clothing. Such clothing must also be provided to inmates released from a court.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available