senate Bill S7347A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 12, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 11, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 06, 2012 1st report cal.1131
May 10, 2012 print number 7347a
amend (t) and recommit to local government
May 02, 2012 referred to local government

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Jun 6, 2012 - Local Government committee Vote

S7347A
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Local Government Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2012

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S7347 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10232
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §208-h, Gen Muni L; add §14-117.1, NYC Ad Cd

S7347 - Bill Texts

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

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BILL NUMBER:S7347

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
a narcotics unit

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

JUSTIFICATION:
Narcotics 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

                            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

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  a
  narcotics unit

  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 A NARCOTICS UNIT; LIMITATION.  NOTWITHSTANDING THE
PROVISIONS  OF  ANY  GENERAL,  SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW OR ANY RULE OR REGU-
LATION OF ANY POLICE DEPARTMENT  OR  COMMISSIONER  OR  HEAD  THEREOF,  A
MEMBER  OF  A  POLICE  FORCE,  INCLUDING POLICE DETECTIVES, SHALL NOT BE
REQUIRED TO BE ASSIGNED TO THE NARCOTICS UNIT OF SUCH POLICE  DEPARTMENT
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 A NARCOTICS UNIT; LIMITATION.    NOTWITHSTANDING
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 BE ASSIGNED TO THE NARCOTICS UNIT
OF SUCH POLICE DEPARTMENT 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.
                                                           LBD15711-01-2

S7347A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10232
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §208-h, Gen Muni L; add §14-117.1, NYC Ad Cd

S7347A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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

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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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