N.Y. Correction Law Section 79-B
Adaptive reuse plan for consideration prior to prison closure

Not later than six months prior to the effective date of closure of a correctional facility, the commissioner of economic development shall, in consultation with the commissioner, the commissioners of civil service, general services and the division of criminal justice services, the director of the governor’s office of employee relations, officials of all local governments of any political subdivision in which the correctional facility is located and any other appropriate state agencies or authorities, provide a report for an adaptive reuse plan for any facility slated for closure which will evaluate the community impact of the proposed closure including but not limited to the following factors: the potential to utilize the property for another state government purpose, including for a new purpose as part of the state criminal justice system; potential for the sale or transfer of the property to a local government or other governmental entity; potential for the sale of the property to a private entity for development into a business, residential or other purpose; community input for local development; and the condition of the facility and the investments required to keep the structure in good repair, or to make it viable for reuse.

Source: Section 79-B — Adaptive reuse plan for consideration prior to prison closure, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/COR/79-B (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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