Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests
All requests for access to records of the Commission of Correction must be in writing and shall reasonably describe the record or records sought. Such requests should be made to the Commission’s Records Access Officer by one of the following means:
FOIL requests may be submitted to the Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure proper attention and response, the subject line of your request should read “FOIL Request.”
FOIL requests may be sent to the Commission at:
Records Access Officer
NYS Commission of Correction
Alfred E. Smith State Office Building
80 South Swan Street, 12th Floor
Albany, New York 12210
FOIL requests may be faxed to the Commission at (518) 485-2467.
Records are available for public inspection and copying at the offices of the New York State Commission of Correction, Alfred E. Smith State Office Building, 80 South Swan Street, 12th Floor, Albany, New York 12205. Requests for public access to records of the Commission are accepted, and available records produced, on any business day between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The fee for reproducing records shall be 25 cents per page not in excess of 9 inches by 14 inches, or the actual cost of reproducing any other record.
Subject Matter List
A copy of the Commission's subject matter list is available here.
Forms for requesting records are available here. Further information regarding the Freedom of Information Law is available on the website of the New York State Committee on Open Government.