STATE OF NEW YORK
May 7, 2018
Introduced by Sen. AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and
AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to authorizing the
Broome correctional facility to also be used for the detention of
persons under arrest being held for arraignment in any court located
in the county of Broome
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 500-a of the correction law is amended by adding a
2 new subdivision 2-s to read as follows:
3 2-s. The Broome county correctional facility may also be used for the
4 detention of persons under arrest being held for arraignment in any
5 court located in the county of Broome.
6 § 2. Section 500-c of the correction law is amended by adding a new
7 subdivision 25 to read as follows:
8 25. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in the county of
9 Broome all the provisions of this section shall equally apply in any
10 case where the sheriff is holding a person under arrest for arraignment
11 prior to commitment, as if such person had been judicially committed to
12 the custody of the sheriff and such person may be held in the Broome
13 county correctional facility.
14 § 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
15 the amendments to section 500-c of the correction law, made by section
16 two of this act, shall not affect the repeal of such section and shall
17 be deemed repealed therewith.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.