Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Rules & Regulations

Removal of Reference to Inmates Sentenced to Death from Packages and Articles Sent or Brought to Institutions (Section 724.2(a)(1) of 7 NYCRR)

Date filed with the Department of State (DOS): 12/31/2008

DOS #: COR 03-09-00002

Date adopted: 4/08/2009

Description: To remove the reference to inmates under the sentence of death 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 amends 7 NYCRR, section 724.2(a)(1) as indicated below:

Section 724.2 Applicability.

(a) This Part applies to all inmates except for those:

(1) assigned to a special housing unit or in special housing status (see Chapter VI of this Title)[, or under sentence of death];

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 New and/or repealed rules are noted in the description heading at the top of the document.

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