Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 09, 2012||
referred to finance
Senate Bill S6695
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S6695 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S6695 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6695 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the office of the law enforcement inspector general PURPOSE: To establish an independent state inspector general for law enforcement and agencies involved in intelligence gathering. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 - Establishes the office of law enforcement inspector general organized under a new article. This section creates the authority of the office to include all state and local law enforcement and intelligence agencies operating in New York. It further establishes the powers and duties of the inspector general. This section also mandates reporting requirements. Section 2 - Establishes the effective date. EFFECTS OF THE PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER: None. JUSTIFICATION: Protecting the public trust from waste, fraud, and abuse is a principle
2011-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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