senate Bill S7347A

Relates to limiting service by police officers in an undercover assignment or capacity

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 02 / May / 2012
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 10 / May / 2012
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 10 / May / 2012
    • PRINT NUMBER 7347A
  • 06 / Jun / 2012
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.1131
  • 11 / Jun / 2012
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 12 / Jun / 2012
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 21 / Jun / 2012
    • COMMITTED TO RULES

Summary

Limits required service by police officers in an undercover assignment or capacity to no more than thirty-six months.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10232
Versions:
S7347
S7347A
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §208-h, Gen Muni L; add §14-117.1, NYC Ad Cd

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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7347A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act to amend the general municipal law and the administrative code
of the city of New York, in relation to service by police officers in
an undercover capacity

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To amend the general municipal law and administrative code regarding
undercover police service.

JUSTIFICATION:
Undercover service is one of the more difficult assignments for police
officers. As such, after serving 36 months in this assignment, the
continuation should be optional.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
None.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7347--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the administrative code of
  the city of New York, in relation to service by police officers in  an
  undercover capacity

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 208-h to read as follows:
  S 208-H. SERVICE IN AN UNDERCOVER CAPACITY; LIMITATION.  NOTWITHSTAND-
ING  THE  PROVISIONS OF ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW OR ANY RULE OR
REGULATION OF ANY POLICE DEPARTMENT OR COMMISSIONER OR HEAD  THEREOF,  A
MEMBER  OF  A  POLICE  FORCE,  INCLUDING POLICE DETECTIVES, SHALL NOT BE
REQUIRED TO SERVE IN AN UNDERCOVER ASSIGNMENT OR CAPACITY FOR  A  PERIOD
OF  TIME  WHICH  EXCEEDS THIRTY-SIX MONTHS. SUCH TIME LIMIT SHALL BE THE
AGGREGATE OF ALL SERVICE UNDER ANY TITLE, POSITION OR APPOINTMENT.
  S 2. The administrative code of the city of New  York  is  amended  by
adding a new section 14-117.1 to read as follows:
  S  14-117.1  SERVICE  IN AN UNDERCOVER CAPACITY; LIMITATION.  NOTWITH-
STANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR  REGULATION  OF  THE
DEPARTMENT  OR THE COMMISSIONER, A MEMBER OF THE POLICE FORCE, INCLUDING
POLICE DETECTIVES, SHALL NOT BE  REQUIRED  TO  SERVE  IN  AN  UNDERCOVER
ASSIGNMENT  OR  CAPACITY  FOR  A PERIOD OF TIME WHICH EXCEEDS THIRTY-SIX
MONTHS. SUCH TIME LIMIT SHALL BE THE AGGREGATE OF ALL SERVICE UNDER  ANY
TITLE, POSITION OR APPOINTMENT.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15711-02-2

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