N.Y. Correction Law Section 49
Commission on prison education


There is hereby established a commission on prison education comprised of nine members who shall study and develop a plan for improving education in the state prison system. The commission on prison education shall consider and investigate the following factors when determining education improvements: the impact on an incarcerated individual’s employment opportunities upon release from prison, the impact on an incarcerated individual’s reintegration into society and the effectiveness in reducing recidivism. Appointments to the task force shall be made as follows: three by the governor; two by the speaker of the assembly; one by the minority leader of the assembly; two by the temporary president of the senate and one by the minority leader of the senate. The commission on prison education shall issue a report within ten months after the effective date of this section.

Source: Section 49 — Commission on prison education, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/COR/49 (updated Sep. 2, 2022; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Sep. 2, 2022

§ 49’s source at nysenate​.gov

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