assembly Bill A741

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the New York State Civilian Complaint Review Board to investigate alleged misconduct by police and peace officers

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May 31, 2012 held for consideration in governmental operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to governmental operations
Jan 05, 2011 referred to governmental operations

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A741 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 43 ยง930, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10618
2013-2014: A956

A741 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the New York State Civilian Complaint Review Board to investigate alleged misconduct by police and peace officers.

A741 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   741

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. KELLNER, MILLMAN, ROBINSON, WRIGHT, JEFFRIES --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BOYLAND, GALEF,  GIBSON,  GOTTFRIED  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating the New York
  state civilian complaint review board

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended  by adding a new article 43 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 43
              NEW YORK STATE CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD
SECTION 930. NEW YORK STATE CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD.
  S  930. NEW YORK STATE CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD. 1. LEGISLATIVE
INTENT. IT IS IN THE INTEREST OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND
POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND PEACE OFFICERS  THROUGHOUT  THE  STATE  THAT  THE
INVESTIGATION  OF  COMPLAINTS  CONCERNING MISCONDUCT BY OFFICERS TOWARDS
MEMBERS OF  THE  PUBLIC  BE  COMPLETE,  THOROUGH  AND  IMPARTIAL.  THESE
INQUIRIES MUST BE CONDUCTED FAIRLY AND INDEPENDENTLY, AND IN A MANNER IN
WHICH THE PUBLIC AND THE POLICE HAVE CONFIDENCE. AN INDEPENDENT CIVILIAN
COMPLAINT  REVIEW BOARD IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED AS A BODY COMPRISED SOLELY
OF MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WITH THE AUTHORITY TO  INVESTIGATE  ALLEGATIONS
OF MISCONDUCT AS PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION.
  2.  DEFINITIONS. (A) AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OFFICER" SHALL
MEAN "POLICE OFFICERS" AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPHS (A), (E), (F), (H), (J),
(K), (L), (M), (P), (Q), (S), AND  (V)  OF  SUBDIVISION  THIRTY-FOUR  OF
SECTION  1.20  OF  THE  CRIMINAL  PROCEDURE  LAW AND "PEACE OFFICERS" AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISIONS THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX, EIGHT, TWELVE, THIRTEEN,
FIFTEEN, SIXTEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY-ONE, TWENTY-TWO, TWENTY-THREE,  TWENTY-
FOUR,  TWENTY-FIVE,  TWENTY-SIX,  TWENTY-SEVEN, TWENTY-NINE, THIRTY-TWO,
THIRTY-THREE, THIRTY-FOUR, THIRTY-FIVE, THIRTY-SIX, THIRTY-EIGHT, FORTY,

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