assembly Bill A7476A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the investigation of crimes and crime reporting on college and university campuses

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Mar 06, 2012 print number 7476a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
May 06, 2011 referred to higher education

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A7476 - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5369A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355, 6206 & 6306, Ed L

A7476 - Bill Texts

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Relates to the investigation of crimes and crime reporting on college and university campuses.

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

                                  7476

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, McENENY -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to accurate reporting  of
  crimes on college and university campuses

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

  Section 1. The subdivision heading and paragraph a of  subdivision  17
of  section 355 of the education law, as added by chapter 22 of the laws
of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  [Plans for investigation of violent felony offenses] INVESTIGATION  OF
CRIMES  AND  CRIME  REPORTING.  a.  The  board  of trustees of the state
university of New York shall adopt rules requiring that each institution
of the state university, on or before January first, two thousand, adopt
and implement a plan providing for  the  investigation  of  any  violent
felony  offense occurring at or on the grounds of each such institution,
and providing for the investigation of a report of any missing  student.
Such  plans  shall  provide for the coordination of the investigation of
such crimes and reports with local law enforcement agencies. Such  plans
shall  include, but not be limited to, written agreements with appropri-
ate local law enforcement agencies providing  for  the  prompt  investi-
gation of such crimes and reports AND A REQUIREMENT THAT THE INSTITUTION
SHALL NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AS SOON AS PRACTICA-
BLE  BUT  IN  NO  CASE  MORE  THAN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS AFTER A REPORT OF A
VIOLENT FELONY OR MISSING STUDENT.  THE INVESTIGATION REQUIRED  BY  THIS
SECTION  SHALL  BE COMPLETED BY THE INSTITUTION WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE
OCCURRENCE OF THE VIOLENT FELONY OR THE FILING OF A REPORT OF A  MISSING
STUDENT,  REGARDLESS  OF  THE  STATUS  OF ANY INVESTIGATION BY LOCAL LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.  THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MAY BRING FORTH AN ACTION AT
THE REQUEST OF THE VICTIM OF THE VIOLENT FELONY OR THE PERSON FILING THE
REPORT OF A MISSING STUDENT IF SUCH INVESTIGATION IS NOT COMPLETED WITH-
IN THE SIXTY DAY TIME PERIOD.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08261-06-1

A. 7476                             2

  S 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 15 of section 6206  of  the  education
law,  as  added by chapter 22 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as
follows:
  a.  The board of trustees shall adopt rules requiring that each insti-
tution of the city university, on or before January first, two thousand,
adopt and implement a  plan  providing  for  the  investigation  of  any
violent  felony  offense  occurring  at  or  on the grounds of each such
institution, and providing for the investigation  of  a  report  of  any
missing  student.  Such  plans shall provide for the coordination of the
investigation of such crimes and  reports  with  local  law  enforcement
agencies.  Such  plans  shall  include,  but  not be limited to, written
agreements with appropriate local law enforcement agencies providing for
the prompt investigation of such crimes and reports  AND  A  REQUIREMENT
THAT THE INSTITUTION SHALL NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
AS  SOON AS PRACTICABLE BUT IN NO CASE MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS AFTER
A REPORT OF A VIOLENT FELONY OR  MISSING  STUDENT.    THE  INVESTIGATION
REQUIRED  BY  THIS  SECTION SHALL BE COMPLETED BY THE INSTITUTION WITHIN
SIXTY DAYS OF THE OCCURRENCE OF THE VIOLENT FELONY OR THE  FILING  OF  A
REPORT  OF  A  MISSING STUDENT, REGARDLESS OF THE STATUS OF ANY INVESTI-
GATION BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.    THE  ATTORNEY  GENERAL  MAY
BRING FORTH AN ACTION AT THE REQUEST OF THE VICTIM OF THE VIOLENT FELONY
OR  THE  PERSON  FILING THE REPORT OF A MISSING STUDENT IF SUCH INVESTI-
GATION IS NOT COMPLETED WITHIN THE SIXTY DAY TIME PERIOD.
  S 3. Paragraph a of subdivision 8-a of section 6306 of  the  education
law,  as  added by chapter 22 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as
follows:
  a. The board of trustees shall, on or before January first, two  thou-
sand,  adopt and implement a plan providing for the investigation of any
violent felony offense occurring at or  on  the  grounds  of  each  such
institution,  and  providing  for  the  investigation of a report of any
missing student. Such plans shall provide for the  coordination  of  the
investigation  of  such  crimes  and  reports with local law enforcement
agencies. Such plans shall include,  but  not  be  limited  to,  written
agreements with appropriate local law enforcement agencies providing for
the  prompt  investigation  of such crimes and reports AND A REQUIREMENT
THAT THE INSTITUTION SHALL NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE BUT IN NO CASE MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS  AFTER
A  REPORT  OF  A  VIOLENT FELONY OR MISSING STUDENT.   THE INVESTIGATION
REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION SHALL BE COMPLETED BY  THE  INSTITUTION  WITHIN
SIXTY  DAYS  OF  THE OCCURRENCE OF THE VIOLENT FELONY OR THE FILING OF A
REPORT OF A MISSING STUDENT, REGARDLESS OF THE STATUS  OF  ANY  INVESTI-
GATION  BY  LOCAL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.   THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MAY
BRING FORTH AN ACTION AT THE REQUEST OF THE VICTIM OF THE VIOLENT FELONY
OR THE PERSON FILING THE REPORT OF A MISSING STUDENT  IF  SUCH  INVESTI-
GATION IS NOT COMPLETED WITHIN THE SIXTY DAY TIME PERIOD.
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

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A7476A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5369A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355, 6206 & 6306, Ed L

A7476A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Relates to the investigation of crimes and crime reporting on college and university campuses.

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

                                 7476--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, McENENY, LANCMAN, P. RIVERA, MAISEL,
  JAFFEE, CAMARA, ENGLEBRIGHT, LINARES, MOYA,  HOOPER,  GIBSON,  PAULIN,
  THIELE,  SIMOTAS,  CLARK, ROSENTHAL, GALEF -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A.  AUBRY, BRENNAN, CERETTO, FARRELL, GABRYSZAK, McDONOUGH,  McKEV-
  ITT,  MONTESANO, MURRAY, RA, TEDISCO, TENNEY -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Higher Education -- recommitted to  the  Committee
  on  Higher  Education  in  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to accurate reporting of
  crimes on college and university campuses

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

  Section  1.  The subdivision heading and paragraph a of subdivision 17
of section 355 of the education law, as added by chapter 22 of the  laws
of 1999, are amended to read as follows:
  [Plans  for investigation of violent felony offenses] INVESTIGATION OF
CRIMES AND CRIME REPORTING. a.  The  board  of  trustees  of  the  state
university of New York shall adopt rules requiring that each institution
of the state university, on or before January first, two thousand, adopt
and  implement  a  plan  providing  for the investigation of any violent
felony offense occurring at or on the grounds of each such  institution,
and  providing for the investigation of a report of any missing student.
Such plans shall provide for the coordination of  the  investigation  of
such  crimes and reports with local law enforcement agencies. Such plans
shall include, but not be limited to, written agreements with  appropri-
ate  local  law  enforcement  agencies providing for the prompt investi-
gation of such crimes and reports AND A REQUIREMENT THAT THE INSTITUTION
SHALL NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AS SOON AS PRACTICA-
BLE BUT IN NO CASE MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR  HOURS  AFTER  A  REPORT  OF  A
VIOLENT  FELONY  OR THAT A STUDENT WHO RESIDES IN HOUSING OWNED OR OPER-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08261-09-2

A. 7476--A                          2

ATED BY SUCH INSTITUTION IS MISSING; PROVIDED  THAT  NO  SUCH  REPORTING
REQUIREMENT  SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO  REQUIRE  ON-CAMPUS MEDICAL PERSONNEL
INVOLVED IN THE EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT OF  THE  VICTIM  OF  A  VIOLENT
OFFENSE TO REPORT INFORMATION RELATING TO SUCH VICTIM OR OFFENSE.
  S  2.  Paragraph  a of subdivision 15 of section 6206 of the education
law, as added by chapter 22 of the laws of 1999, is amended to  read  as
follows:
  a.  The board of trustees shall adopt rules requiring that each insti-
tution of the city university, on or before January first, two thousand,
adopt and implement a  plan  providing  for  the  investigation  of  any
violent  felony  offense  occurring  at  or  on the grounds of each such
institution, and providing for the investigation  of  a  report  of  any
missing  student.  Such  plans shall provide for the coordination of the
investigation of such crimes and  reports  with  local  law  enforcement
agencies.  Such  plans  shall  include,  but  not be limited to, written
agreements with appropriate local law enforcement agencies providing for
the prompt investigation of such crimes and reports  AND  A  REQUIREMENT
THAT THE INSTITUTION SHALL NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
AS  SOON AS PRACTICABLE BUT IN NO CASE MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS AFTER
A REPORT OF A VIOLENT FELONY OR THAT A STUDENT WHO  RESIDES  IN  HOUSING
OWNED  OR OPERATED BY SUCH INSTITUTION IS MISSING; PROVIDED THAT NO SUCH
REPORTING REQUIREMENT SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO  REQUIRE  ON-CAMPUS  MEDICAL
PERSONNEL  INVOLVED  IN  THE EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT OF THE VICTIM OF A
VIOLENT OFFENSE  TO  REPORT  INFORMATION  RELATING  TO  SUCH  VICTIM  OR
OFFENSE.
  S  3.  Paragraph a of subdivision 8-a of section 6306 of the education
law, as added by chapter 22 of the laws of 1999, is amended to  read  as
follows:
  a.  The board of trustees shall, on or before January first, two thou-
sand, adopt and implement a plan providing for the investigation of  any
violent  felony  offense  occurring  at  or  on the grounds of each such
institution, and providing for the investigation  of  a  report  of  any
missing  student.  Such  plans shall provide for the coordination of the
investigation of such crimes and  reports  with  local  law  enforcement
agencies.  Such  plans  shall  include,  but  not be limited to, written
agreements with appropriate local law enforcement agencies providing for
the prompt investigation of such crimes and reports  AND  A  REQUIREMENT
THAT THE INSTITUTION SHALL NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
AS  SOON AS PRACTICABLE BUT IN NO CASE MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS AFTER
A REPORT OF A VIOLENT FELONY OR THAT A STUDENT WHO  RESIDES  IN  HOUSING
OWNED  OR OPERATED BY SUCH INSTITUTION IS MISSING; PROVIDED THAT NO SUCH
REPORTING REQUIREMENT SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO  REQUIRE  ON-CAMPUS  MEDICAL
PERSONNEL  INVOLVED  IN  THE EXAMINATION OR TREATMENT OF THE VICTIM OF A
VIOLENT OFFENSE  TO  REPORT  INFORMATION  RELATING  TO  SUCH  VICTIM  OR
OFFENSE.
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

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