Bill Number S03550A - AN ACT in relation to the examination of an incarcerated individual's re-entry planning; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

New York

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Legislation

“Directs the office of temporary and disability assistance and the department of corrections and community supervision to examine and make recommendations on current sanctions placed by the state and local social services districts on individuals prior to and after their release from incarceration as part of the individual's re-entry planning…

…The topics examined by such office and department shall, include, but not be limited to any such sanctions or barriers to re-entry that may be found in the following areas:

    (a) Housing;

    (b) Medical;

    (c) Mental health counseling;

    (d) Substance abuse and addiction services;

    (e) Employment…”

Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Mental Health
Other: 
  • New York State Assembly
Date Enacted: 
12/16/2019
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