§ 9-101 City Correctional Institutions
§ 9-102 Buildings for Common Jails
§ 9-104 Transfer of Incarcerated Individuals by Commissioner of Correction
§ 9-105 Commitment of Witnesses in Criminal Proceedings
§ 9-106 Legislative Intent; Narcotics Treatment Program
§ 9-107 Narcotics Treatment Program
§ 9-108 Sick Call and Clinic Production
§ 9-109 Classification
§ 9-110 Education and Programming
§ 9-111 Libraries
§ 9-112 Suspension of Members of the Uniformed Force
§ 9-113 Resignation by Members of the Uniformed Force of the Department of Correction
§ 9-114 Discipline of Incarcerated Individuals
§ 9-115 Correction Officers (Women) in Prisons for Women
§ 9-116 Three Platoon System
§ 9-117 Composition of Uniformed Force of Department of Correction; Uniforms
§ 9-117.1 Receipt of Line of Duty Pay
§ 9-118 Commissaries
§ 9-119 Requisitions
§ 9-120 Reports of Subordinate Officers
§ 9-121 Records of Incarcerated Individuals of Institutions
§ 9-122 Labor of Prisoners in Other Agencies; Correction Officers
§ 9-123 Cultivation of Land
§ 9-124 Manufacturing Fund
§ 9-125 Civil Jail
§ 9-126 Jurisdiction of Commissioner of Correction Over Civil Prisoners
§ 9-127 Housing, Employment and Sobriety Needs
§ 9-127.1 Discharge Planning
§ 9-128 Applications for Government Benefits
§ 9-129 Reporting
§ 9-130 Jail Data Reporting
§ 9-131 Persons Not to Be Detained
§ 9-132 Hart’s Island Electronic Burial Database
§ 9-133 Hart’s Island Visitation Policy
§ 9-134 Jail Segregated Housing Statistics
§ 9-136 Grievance Process
§ 9-137 Jail Population Statistics
§ 9-138 Use of Force Directive
§ 9-139 Bill of Rights for Incarcerated Individuals
§ 9-140 Jail Visitation Statistics
§ 9-141 Feminine Hygiene Products
§ 9-142 Rikers Island Nursery Procedures and Report
§ 9-143 Annual Report On Mentally Ill Incarcerated Individuals and Recidivism
§ 9-144 Correction Programming Evaluation and Report
§ 9-145 Trauma-Informed Care
§ 9-146 Court Appearance Transportation for Incarcerated Individuals
§ 9-147 Court Appearance Clothing for Incarcerated Individuals
§ 9-148 Bail Payments and Processing
§ 9-149 Admission Delays
§ 9-150 Bail Facilitation
§ 9-151 Rikers Island Education Report
§ 9-152 Definitions
§ 9-153 Erroneous Records
§ 9-154 Telephone Services to Inmates
§ 9-155 Emergency Lock-In Report
§ 9-156 Sexual Abuse Reporting
§ 9-157 Housing Requests Related to Gender Identity
§ 9-158 Mental Health Treatment for Transgender, Gender Nonconforming, Non-Binary, and Intersex Individuals
§ 9-159 Guiding Principles for New Correctional Facilities
§ 9-160 Reports During Public Health Emergencies
§ 9-161 Doula Services
§ 9-162 Commissary Accounts of Incarcerated Individuals

Terms Used In New York Laws > New York City Administrative Code > Title 9 > Chapter 1 - Department of Correction

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • AIDS: means acquired immune deficiency syndrome, as may be defined from time to time by the centers for disease control of the United States public health service. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Authorized agency: means any agency defined by § 371 of the social services law and, for the purposes of this article, shall include such corporations incorporated or organized under the laws of the state as may be specifically authorized by their certificates of incorporation to receive children for the purposes of adoption or foster care. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Capacity to consent: means an individual's ability, determined without regard to the individual's age, to understand and appreciate the nature and consequences of a proposed health care service, treatment, or procedure, or of a proposed disclosure of confidential HIV related information, as the case may be, and to make an informed decision concerning the service, treatment, procedure or disclosure. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Child: means any protected individual actually or apparently under eighteen years of age. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concussion: means a mild traumatic injury to the brain that is characterized by immediate and transient alteration of mental status and level of consciousness, resulting from mechanical force or trauma. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2741
  • Confidential HIV related information: means any information, in the possession of a person who provides one or more health or social services or who obtains the information pursuant to a release of confidential HIV related information, concerning whether an individual has been the subject of an HIV related test, or has HIV infection, HIV related illness or AIDS, or information which identifies or reasonably could identify an individual as having one or more of such conditions, including information pertaining to such individual's contacts. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Contact: means an identified spouse or sex partner of the protected individual, a person identified as having shared hypodermic needles or syringes with the protected individual or a person who the protected individual may have exposed to HIV under circumstances that present a risk of transmission of HIV, as determined by the commissioner. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Health care provider: means any physician, nurse, provider of services for the mentally disabled as defined in article one of the mental hygiene law, or other person involved in providing medical, nursing, counseling, or other health care or mental health service, including those associated with, or under contract to, a health maintenance organization or medical services plan. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Health facility: means a hospital as defined in section two thousand eight hundred one of this chapter, blood bank, blood center, sperm bank, organ or tissue bank, clinical laboratory, or facility providing care or treatment to persons with a mental disability as defined in Article one of the mental hygiene law. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • HIV infection: means infection with the human immunodeficiency virus or any other related virus identified as a probable causative agent of AIDS. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • HIV related illness: means any illness that may result from or may be associated with HIV infection. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Insurance institution: means any corporation, association, partnership, reciprocal exchange, interinsurer, fraternal benefits society, agent, broker or other entity including, but not limited to, any health maintenance organization, medical service plan, or hospital plan which: (a) is engaged in the business of insurance; (b) provides health services coverage plans; or (c) provides benefits under, administers, or provides services for, an employee welfare benefit plan as defined in 29 U. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes any natural person, partnership, association, joint venture, trust, public or private corporation, or state or local government agency. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Protected individual: means a person who is the subject of an HIV related test or who has been diagnosed as having HIV infection, AIDS or HIV related illness. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2780
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Traumatic brain injury: means an acquired injury to the brain caused by an external physical force resulting in total or partial disability or impairment and shall include but not be limited to damage to the central nervous system from anoxic/hypoxic episodes or damage to the central nervous system from allergic conditions, toxic substances and other acute medical/clinical incidents. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2741
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.