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ADMISSION REASON - ORIGINAL (STATE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)

Data Element: ADMISSION REASON - ORIGINAL (STATE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)
Definition: A coded representation of the legal condition under which an inmate is first committed to the custody of the New York State Department of Correctional Services to serve a sentence pursuant to a specific indictment/Superior Court Information (SCI). The inmate can not be currently under State custody on any other indictment/Superior Court Information at that time.
Standard of Verification: Court Papers
Internal Agency Documents
Documents from Other Agencies.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 3
Field Format: 3AN
Originating Teams: Corrections
User Teams: Corrections
Tables / Codes: New Commitments With New DIN (Department Identification Number)
100 - New Commitment
101 - Parole Violator - New Term
102 - Conditional Release Violator - New Term
103 - Statutory Release Violator - New Term
104 - Absconder - New Term
105 - Escapee - New Term
106 - Office of Children and Family Services (formerly known as Division for Youth - New Term
107 - Return from Temporary Release AWOL - New Term
186 - Paper New Commitment
187 - Paper Parole Violator - New Term
188 - Paper Conditional Release Violator - New Term
189 - Paper Escapee - New Term
615 - Interstate In
Comments: All new admissions to custody are determined by the indictment/Superior Court Information (SCI) number(s) of the cases for which the inmate is committed.
Does not include inmates housed for the New York City Department of Correction.
This element is a subset of ADMISSION REASON- CURRENT (STATE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM).
The term "Paper" is used by the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) to refer to admissions/releases where the inmate is not actually physically admitted or released. For example: an inmate reaches his Conditional Release Date while awaiting admission to DOCS as a violator.
See also:
ENTRY REASON (LOCAL CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)
ADMISSION REASON (LOCAL CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM)
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 4/93