Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Rules & Regulations

Removal of References to Units for Condemned Persons and Capital Punishment (Section 300.1(c) of 7 NYCRR)

Date filed with the Department of State (DOS): 7/6/2009

DOS #: COR 29-09-00005

Date adopted: 10/21/2009

Description: To remove references to the Units for Condemned Persons and Capital Punishment, which were either decommissioned or converted to other uses following the New York State Court of Appeals' determination that New York's capital punishment law is not constitutional.


The Department of Correctional Services repeals and reserves section 300.1(c) of Title 7 NYCRR.

[(c) For purposes of this rule, the Unit for Condemned Persons at Clinton Correctional Facility and at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, and the Capitol Punishment Unit at Green Haven Correctional Facility are not considered to be SHU's.]

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