N.Y. Correction Law Section 72-B
Discharge of incarcerated individuals to adult care facilities


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An incarcerated individual about to be discharged to an adult home, enriched housing program or residence for adults, as defined in Social Services Law § 2 (Definitions)section two of the social services law, shall be referred only to such home, program or residence that is consistent with that person’s needs and that operates pursuant to Social Services Law § 460 (Declaration of policy and statement of purpose)section four hundred sixty of the social services law. No incarcerated individual shall be directly referred to any facility that is required to be certified as an adult care facility under the provisions of article seven of the social services law, unless it has been determined that such facility has a valid operating certificate.

2.

No incarcerated individual about to be paroled, conditionally released, transferred, released or discharged shall be referred to any adult home, enriched housing program or residence for adults, as defined in Social Services Law § 2 (Definitions)section two of the social services law, where the department of corrections and community supervision has received written notice that the facility has been placed on the “do not refer list” pursuant to subdivision fifteen of Social Services Law § 460-D (Enforcement powers)section four hundred sixty-d of the social services law.

Source: Section 72-B — Discharge of incarcerated individuals to adult care facilities, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/COR/72-B (updated Aug. 13, 2021; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Accessed:
Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Aug. 13, 2021

§ 72-B’s source at nysenate​.gov

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