senate Bill S3336

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires training regarding sexual assault for police officers and child protective services workers

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S3336 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §840, Exec L; amd §421, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3787A
2009-2010: S5042

S3336 - Summary

Requires police officers to receive training instruction for crimes involving sexual assaults; requires training for child protective services workers in certain instances.

S3336 - Sponsor Memo

S3336 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3336

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY -- 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  requisite  training
  instruction  for police officers for crimes involving sexual assaults;
  and to amend the social services law,  in  relation  to  training  for
  child protective services workers in certain instances

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

  Section 1. Section 840 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. THE COUNCIL SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS REQUIRING TRAIN-
ING AND INSTRUCTION FOR ALL  POLICE  OFFICERS  WITH  RESPECT  TO  CRIMES
INVOLVING  SEXUAL ASSAULT. SUCH TRAINING AND INSTRUCTION, WHICH SHALL BE
DESIGNED AND PRESENTED IN CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  RAPE  CRISIS  CENTERS
EXPERIENCED  IN  ASSISTING VICTIMS IN THIS STATE, SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT
BE LIMITED TO UNDERSTANDING RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE TRAUMA AND  PSYCHOLOG-
ICAL  ISSUES  CONFRONTED  BY  SUCH  CRIME  VICTIMS, COMMON ATTRIBUTES OF
OFFENDERS, FAIR TREATMENT STANDARDS FOR CRIME VICTIMS PURSUANT TO  ARTI-
CLE  TWENTY-THREE  OF  THIS CHAPTER, EVIDENCE GATHERING AND PRESERVATION
ISSUES, INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY
OF LOCAL SERVICES FOR THE VICTIMS OF SUCH  CRIMES.    ALL  NEW  OFFICERS
SHALL  RECEIVE  SUCH  TRAINING  AND  INSTRUCTION,  AS  PART OF THE BASIC
CURRICULUM AT THE STATE POLICE ACADEMY OR AT MUNICIPAL POLICE ACADEMIES,
AS APPLICABLE. THE COUNCIL SHALL PROMULGATE SUCH RULES  AND  REGULATIONS
AS  IT DEEMS NECESSARY CONCERNING PERIODIC RETRAINING OF POLICE OFFICERS
REGARDING CRIMES INVOLVING SEXUAL ASSAULT.
  S 2. The opening and closing paragraphs of subdivision  3  of  section
421  of  the  social  services  law, the opening paragraph as amended by
chapter 718 of the laws of 1986 and the closing paragraph as amended  by
chapter 320 of the laws of 1990, are amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06412-01-3

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