Thomas A. Beilein, Chairman
Thomas Loughren, Commissioner

Allen Riley, Commissioner

Notice: On October 17, 2017, the New York State Commission of Correction (SCOC) approved, and filed with the Department of State, a Notice of Proposed Rule Making.  The proposed rule creates a new Part 7075, as well as creates new sections and amends current regulations of Title 9 of the New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR).  The purpose of the proposed rule is to require local correctional facilities to record, review and report inmate cell confinement and essential service deprivation.  Below please find links to the Notice of Proposed Rule Making, the full text of the rule, and all other corresponding promulgation statements and analyses.

Notice of Proposed Rule Making
Text of Rule
Summary of Text
Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS)
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis (RFA) for small businesses and local governments
Rural Area Flexibility Analysis (RAFA)
Job Impact Statement (JIS)

Mission Statement

The New York State Commission of Correction has a mission to provide for a safe, stable and humane correctional system in New York State. To this end, the Commission:

  • Promulgates minimum standards for the management of correctional facilities;
  • Evaluates, investigates and oversees local and state correctional facilities and police lock-ups;
  • Assists in developing new correctional facilities; and
  • Provides technical assistance.

Commissioners’ Biographies

Commission Organization and History

Reasonable Accommodation Policy in Six Languages