Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Rules & Regulations

Officials of the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (Part 50 of 7 NYCRR)

Date filed with the Department of State (DOS): 1/11/2012

DOS #:CCS-05-12-00001

Date adopted: 5/2/2012

Description:To make revisions due to the former Correctional Services and Division of Parole merger and other discretionary revisions.


The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision is making the following changes to 7NYCRR. Amending the title of Part 50, and amending section 50.1. Amending subdivisions 50.1(c), (j), (u), (v), and (ai), repealing and reserving subdivisions 50.1(af) and (ah), and adding subdivisions 50.1(q), and 50.1(aj) through (ao) as indicated below.


Section 50.1. Definition.

In accordance with [For the purposes of ]Criminal Procedure Law, section 1.20, subdivision 33, and section 2.10, subdivision 25, the following are hereby designated as officials of the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision [State correctional facilities]:

(a) the commissioner;
(b) executive deputy commissioner;
(c) deputy commissioner and deputy commissioner & counsel;
(d) associate commissioner;
(e) Reserved;
(f) assistant commissioner;
(g) superintendents;
(h) deputy superintendents;
(i) chief of investigations;
(j) [correctional services] investigators;
(k) correction captains;
(l) correction lieutenants;
(m) correction sergeants;
(n) assistant chief of investigations;
(o) assistant deputy superintendents;
(p) community correction center assistants;
(q) correctional services training academy director;
(r) facility operations specialists;
(s) Reserved;
(t) coordinator, correctional services employee investigations;
(u) correctional services employee investigators;
(v) senior correctional services employee investigators;
(w) Reserved;
(x) correction officers assigned to a training academy in the department or the central office of the department;
(y) the director of the Correction Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.);
(z) first deputy superintendent;
(aa) director and assistant director of special housing and inmate disciplinary procedures;
(ab) institution safety officers;
(ac) Reserved;
(ad) correctional security technical services specialist;
(ae) director of human resources management;
(af) [correctional services internal auditor V;] Reserved;
(ag) director and assistant director of the crisis intervention unit;
(ah) [executive assistant to the commissioner; and] Reserved;
(ai) correctional services fire & safety coordinator;
(aj) senior warrant & transfer officer;
(ak) senior parole officer and senior parole officer special services;
(al) supervising parole officer and supervising parole officer special services;
(am) regional director parole operations;
(an) supervising regional director;
(ao) assistant deputy director parole operations;

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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