Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Rules & Regulations

Unit for Condemned Persons at Clinton Correctional Facility (Section 100.15(d) of 7 NYCRR)

Date filed with the Department of State (DOS): 12/3/2008

DOS #: COR 52-08-00002

Date adopted: 3/11/2009

Description: To remove the reference to the Unit for Condemned Persons from the regulation consistent with the New York State Court of Appeals decision rendering the State's death penalty inoperable.


The Department of Correctional Services repeals and reserves section 100.15(d) of 7NYCRR.

(c) Clinton Correctional Facility shall be classified as a maximum security correctional facility, to be used for the following functions:

(1) general confinement facility;

(2) reception center for males who are between 16 and 21 years of age, at the time of sentencing;

(3) reception center for males 21 years of age or older;

(4) detention center; and

(5) diagnostic and treatment center.

[(d) Clinton Correctional Facility shall be used to house male inmates sentenced to death in the Unit for Condemned Persons (death row) until such inmates are transferred to Green Haven Correctional Facility for execution of such sentences of death within the Capital Punishment Unit (death house).]

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