2019 Meetings

December 2, 2019
City Administrative Procedure Act (CAPA) Hearing re Restrictive Housing Proposed Rule

Time: 9:00 AM
Location: 125 Worth Street, Second Floor Auditorium, New York, NY 10013

December 2, 2019 Public Hearing Transcript

What are we proposing? The Board of Correction is proposing a new rule and rule amendments designed to ensure that people in the Department of Correction’s custody: (1) are placed in restrictive housing in accordance with due process and procedural justice principles; and (2) are confined in the least restrictive setting and for the least amount of time necessary to address the specific reasons for their placement and to ensure their own safety as well as the safety of staff and other people in custody.

How do I sign up to speak at the hearing? Anyone who wants to comment on the proposed rules at the public hearing must sign up to speak. You can sign up before the hearing by calling 212-669-7900 or sign up in the hearing room on the day-of.

How long can I speak for? You can speak for up to four (4) minutes.

How do I request assistance to participate in the hearing? You must inform the Board if you need a reasonable accommodation of a disability at the Hearing. Please also inform us if you need a language interpreter. You can inform us by mail at the address given above, by telephone at 212-669-7900, or by email at boc@boc.nyc.gov. Please inform us by the close of business on November 30, 2019 so that we have sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Submitted written comments are available here. The Board will accept written comments until January 31, 2020 (extended from December 2, 2019). You can email comments to boc@boc.nyc.gov, mail to 1 Centre Street, Rm 2213, NY, NY 10007, fax to 212-669-7980, or submit online via http://rules.cityofnewyork.us/.  You can also leave voicemail comment at 212 669 7900.

The Board has scheduled an additional CAPA hearing for December 16 at 5:30PM.  This hearing will also be located at 125 Worth Street, Second Floor Auditorium, New York, NY 10013.

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