New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Chapter VI - Special Housing Units
Part 303 - Post-admission Adjustment
Section 303.3 - Commissary purchase

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

Each inmate will be permitted to make one commissary purchase per month of those items listed below in a monetary amount not to exceed 50 percent of the monthly total permitted general population inmates:

(a) stamps (up to maximum buy and possession limits set forth in Part 720 of this Title);

(b) writing pad without spiral binding;

(c) legal paper;

(d) carbon paper;

(e) legal folders without metal clips/fasteners;

(f) shampoo (one container, not to be kept in cell);

(g) shaving cream (one only, not to be kept in cell);

(h) toothbrush, mini (one only);

(i) toothpaste (one only);

(j) deodorant, stick type only;

(k) personal soap (if larger than 1 oz. bar to be given at shower time);

(l) skin cream (1 oz. size containers - up to 10 containers may be purchased per buy; 1 container in cell, others to be issued on use and exchange basis); and

(m) denture cleanser (effervescent tablet form only; a cup may be issued for use);

(n) shower slippers;

(o) knit cap (1 green);

(p) playing cards (one deck);

(q) batteries (for inmates allowed to possess personal radios/tape players);

(r) nicotine patches (for smoking cessation); and

(s) denture adhesive (one 2.4 oz. tube only; to be issued on a use-and-exchange basis).

Shampoo and shaving cream/soap will be issued at shower time.

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