Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Rules & Regulations

Sentence of Death to be Carried Out at Green Haven Correctional Facility (Section 100.21 of 7 NYCRR)

Date filed with the Department of State (DOS): 7/2/2008

DOS #: COR 30-08-00003

Date adopted: 10/15/2008

Description: To remove from the regulation the designation of Green Haven Correctional Facility as the institution for execution of a sentence of death in accordance with the Court of Appeals' determination that New York's capital punishment statute is unconstitutional.


The Department of Correctional Services seeks to repeal section 100.21 of 7 NYCRR as follows:

[Green Haven Correctional Facility is hereby designated as the institution for execution of a sentence of death to be carried out in the Capital Punishment Unit (death house).]

Changes in the proposed text are indicated by underlining new text and [bracketing] text to be deleted. Rules that are new are presented as regular text without underlining or brackets. New and/or repealed rules are noted in the description heading at the top of the document.

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