N.Y. Correction Law Section 79
Leasing of state institutions to cities or counties for the confinement of prisoners


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The commissioner is hereby authorized and empowered to lease to any city or county, upon such terms and conditions as he may deem appropriate, all or any part of any state correctional institution or facility under his jurisdiction, to be used as an adjunct to a jail, penitentiary or correctional institution of such city or county, for the confinement of persons sentenced to such jail, penitentiary, or correctional institution. Such lease may provide for the commissioner to have the superintendence, management and control of the state correctional institution or facility, or part thereof, which is the subject of such lease. Such lease shall provide for such city or county to pay to the state the actual per capita daily cost, as certified to the appropriate local official by the commissioner, for the care of such persons for each day of confinement, but, in any case, the reimbursement rate shall not exceed five dollars per day per capita. * 2. The commissioner is hereby authorized and empowered to lease to a city having a population of one million or more, on such terms and conditions as he may deem appropriate, all or any part of the state correctional facility under the department’s jurisdiction at Ossining in Westchester county, to be used as an adjunct to any correctional institution of such city used for the detention of persons charged with commission of a crime and committed to detention pending disposition of such charge, for the detention of such persons. Such lease may provide for the commissioner to have the superintendence, management and control of the state correctional facility or part thereof which is the subject of such lease. This subdivision shall not limit the authority of the commissioner of general services provided in chapter seven hundred twenty-five of the laws of nineteen hundred seventy, to convey certain lands described in such chapter to the county of Westchester. * NB Expired August 1, 1977

Source: Section 79 — Leasing of state institutions to cities or counties for the confinement of prisoners, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/COR/79 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 79’s source at nysenate​.gov

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