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File #: Int 1304-2018    Version: * Name: Authorizing council members and the public advocate to visit and inspect detention facilities.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 12/20/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to authorizing council members and the public advocate to visit and inspect detention facilities
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm , Alicka Ampry-Samuel
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would authorize Council Members and the Public Advocate to visit and inspect secure and non-secure detention facilities administered by the Administration for Children's Services.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1304, 2. Int. No. 1304, 3. December 20, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 20, 2018

Int. No. 1304

 

By Council Members Dromm and Ampry-Samuel

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to authorizing council members and the public advocate to visit and inspect detention facilities

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 24-b of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 620 to read as follows:

§ 620 Council members and public advocate authorized to visit secure detention facilities. Any council member and the public advocate are authorized to inspect and visit at any time any secure or non-secure detention facility, as defined in section 21-901 of the administrative code, administered in whole or in part by the administration for children's services.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

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12/14/18