New York Consolidated Laws, Correction Law - COR § 141. Contagious disease in facility

In case any pestilence or contagious disease shall break out among the inmates in any of the correctional facilities, or in the vicinity of such facilities, the commissioner of correction may cause the inmates confined in such facility, or any of them, to be removed to some suitable place of security, where such of them as may be sick shall receive all necessary care and medical assistance;  such inmates shall be returned as soon as may be feasible to the facility from which they were taken, to be confined therein according to their respective sentences.

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