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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Feb 01, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S3336
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S3336 - Details
S3336 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3336 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OF BILL: This bill would better protect victims of sexual violence by: (a) requiring the promulgation of rules mandating training of police officers regarding sexual assault issues; and (b) requiring the Office of Children and Family Services to develop a training curriculum for child protective services workers in techniques used to investigate reports of sexual abuse. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF BILL: Section 1 of the bill amends the executive law to require the Municipal Police Training Council to promulgate rules and regulations requiring training and instruction for police officers in sexual assault crimes. Sections 2, 4 and 5 of the bill amend the social services law by replacing the word "department" with office of children and family services.
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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