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New York prison-based gerrymandering bill

This is the bill text that passed as a technical amendment to part XX of the revenue budget A9710-D. Both this amendment and the full bill passed the Assembly on July 1, and the Senate on August 3. The Governor signed it on August 11, 2010.-Peter Wagner

                STATE OF NEW YORK
            S. 8415                                                 A. 11597
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
                                      June 29, 2010
        IN  SENATE -- Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- read twice and ordered
          printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
        IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES  --  read  once  and
          referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
        AN  ACT  to  amend the correction law, in relation to reporting require-
          ments of the department of correctional services
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. The opening paragraph of paragraph (a) of subdivision 8 of
     2  section 71 of the correction law, as added by section 1 of part XX of  a
     3  chapter  of  the laws of 2010 amending the correction law and other laws
     4  relating to the collection of census data, as  proposed  in  legislative
     5  bill numbers S.6610-C and A.9710-D, is amended to read as follows:
     6    In  each  year  in  which the federal decennial census is taken but in
     7  which the United States bureau of the census does not implement a policy
     8  of reporting incarcerated persons  at  each  such  person's  residential
     9  address  prior to incarceration, the department of correctional services
    10  shall by [July] September first of that same year deliver to the  legis-
    11  lative  task  force  on  demographic  research  and  reapportionment the
    12  following information for each incarcerated person subject to the juris-
    13  diction of the department and located in this  state  on  the  date  for
    14  which the decennial census reports population:
    15    §  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect on the same date and in the same
    16  manner as a chapter of the laws of 2010 amending the correction law  and
    17  other  laws  relating  to  the collection of census data, as proposed in
    18  legislative bill numbers S.6610-C and A.9710-D, takes effect.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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