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A00905 Summary:

COSPNSRWeprin, Benedetto, Rozic, Lavine, Cahill, Abinanti, Walker, Reyes, Epstein, Gonzalez-Rojas
MLTSPNSRGlick, Nolan, Simon
Amd Cor L, generally; amd 677, County L; amd 2.10, CP L; amd 285, Ed L; amd 63, 169 & 837-a, Exec L; amd 33.13, Ment Hyg L; amd 2782 & 2786, Pub Health L; amd 92, Pub Off L; amd 460-c, Soc Serv L
Creates the office of the correctional ombudsman to achieve transparency, fairness, impartiality and accountability in New York state correctional facilities; relates to reports by coroners; designates investigators of the office of the correctional ombudsman as peace officers; authorizes the attorney general to investigate the alleged commission of any criminal offense committed by an employee of the department of corrections and community supervision in connection with his or her official duties; relates to the confidentiality of certain records; includes the office of the correctional ombudsman records within the definition of public safety agency records; makes related provisions.
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