senate Bill S6695

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the office of the law enforcement inspector general

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Mar 09, 2012 referred to finance

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S6695 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9779
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 11-A ยงยง232 - 238, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2783, A2203
2015-2016: S1777
2017-2018: S3122
2019-2020: S3595

S6695 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the office of the law enforcement inspector general to oversee the intelligence operations of state and local law enforcement agencies.

S6695 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6695 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6695

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. PARKER, ADAMS -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law, in relation to establishing the
  office of the law enforcement inspector general

  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 11-A
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 11-A
             OFFICE OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT INSPECTOR GENERAL
SECTION 232. JURISDICTION.
        233. ESTABLISHMENT AND ORGANIZATION.
        234. DEFINITIONS.
        235. POWERS.
        236. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION.
        237. FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES.
        238. REPORTS.
  S 232. JURISDICTION. THIS ARTICLE SHALL, SUBJECT  TO  THE  LIMITATIONS
CONTAINED  HEREIN, CONFER UPON THE OFFICE OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT INSPEC-
TOR GENERAL JURISDICTION OVER ALL COVERED AGENCIES. FOR THE PURPOSES  OF
THIS  ARTICLE "COVERED AGENCY" SHALL INCLUDE ALL STATE AND LOCAL GOVERN-
MENT LAW ENFORCEMENT AND INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES, INCLUDING  THE  DIVISION
OF  HOMELAND  SECURITY  AND  EMERGENCY SERVICES, ENGAGED IN INTELLIGENCE
OPERATIONS.
  S 233. ESTABLISHMENT AND ORGANIZATION. 1. THERE IS HEREBY  ESTABLISHED
THE  OFFICE  OF  THE  LAW ENFORCEMENT INSPECTOR GENERAL IN THE EXECUTIVE
DEPARTMENT. THE HEAD OF THE OFFICE SHALL BE THE INSPECTOR WHO  SHALL  BE
APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR,  BY AND WITH THE ADVISE AND CONSENT OF THE
SENATE.
  2. THE INSPECTOR SHALL HOLD OFFICE UNTIL THE END OF THE  TERM  OF  THE
GOVERNOR  BY WHOM HE OR SHE WAS APPOINTED AND UNTIL HIS OR HER SUCCESSOR
IS APPOINTED AND HAS QUALIFIED.
  3. THE INSPECTOR SHALL REPORT DIRECTLY TO THE GOVERNOR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14415-03-2

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