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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to children and families|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S1416
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S1416 - Details
S1416 - Summary
Directs the superintendent of state police to develop and institute child-sensitive arrest policies and procedures for instances where police are arresting an individual who is a parent, guardian or other person legally charged with the care or custody of a child.
S1416 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1416 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to developing and instituting child-sensitive arrest policies and procedures PURPOSE: To establish, maintain, and disseminate policies and procedures regarding child-sensitive arrest practices. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the executive law by adding a new section 214-d, requiring the superintendent, in consultation with the office of child and family services and the division of criminal justice services, to maintain and disseminate written policies and procedures regarding child sensitive arrest practices. These policies include but are not limited to: (1) inquiring whether an arrestee is charged with the care or custody of a child; (2) allowing for the arrangement of temporary care for the child; (3) education on how witnessing violence causes emotional harm to children and how law enforcement can minimize the impact of such harm; (4) information on the availability of access to community-based providers of crisis intervention, child protection, and other resources that could aid
S1416 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1416 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, KRUEGER, PARKER, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the executive law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to developing and instituting child-sensitive arrest policies and procedures 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 section 214-d to read as follows: S 214-D. CHILD-SENSITIVE ARRESTS. THE SUPERINTENDENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES AND THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES, SHALL DEVELOP, MAINTAIN AND DISSEMINATE TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE STATE POLICE, INCLUDING NEW AND VETERAN OFFICERS, WRITTEN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, REGARDING CHILD-SENSITIVE ARREST PRAC- TICES. SUCH POLICIES AND PROCEDURES SHALL ENSURE THE IDENTIFICATION AND SAFETY OF A CHILD LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD WHEN SUCH CHILD'S PARENT, GUARDIAN, OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF SUCH CHILD IS ARRESTED. SUCH POLICIES AND PROCEDURES SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: (A) PROCEDURES TO ENSURE THAT STATE POLICE OFFICERS INQUIRE AND DOCU- MENT WHETHER AN ARRESTEE IS THE PARENT, GUARDIAN OR PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF A CHILD; (B) PROCEDURES TO ALLOW FOR THE ARRANGEMENT OF TEMPORARY CARE FOR THE CHILD OF AN ARRESTED PARENT, GUARDIAN OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF SUCH CHILD TO ENSURE SUCH CHILD'S SAFETY AND WELL-BEING, WHICH MAY INCLUDE ALLOWING THE ARRESTED PARENT, GUARDIAN OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF SUCH CHILD TO PLACE ADDITIONAL PHONE CALLS TO ARRANGE FOR CHILD CARE; (C) EDUCATION ON HOW WITNESSING VIOLENCE CAUSES EMOTIONAL HARM TO CHILDREN AND HOW LAW ENFORCEMENT CAN ASSIST IN MINIMIZING THE IMPACT OF SUCH HARM; AND
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