senate Bill S5760

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to motorcycle profiling

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Jun 12, 2013 referred to finance

S5760 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3594
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง839-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9974

S5760 - Bill Texts

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Requires the municipal police training commission to ensure that issues related to motorcycle profiling are addressed in basic law enforcement training.

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BILL NUMBER:S5760

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to
motorcycle profiling

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation would require that
the municipal police training council include issues related to
motorcycle profiling in basic law enforcement training.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1 provides that the municipal police training council shall
ensure that issues related to motorcycle profiling are addressed in
basic law enforcement training and offered to in-service law
enforcement officers in conjunction with existing training regarding
profiling. It also requires local law enforcement agencies to add a
Statement condemning motorcycle profiling to existing policies
regarding profiling,

Section 2 establishes an effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: In recent years, there has been an increase in the
profiling of-motorcyclists in the New York State area. This bill would
require law enforcement officers to be trained regarding issues
related to motorcycle profiling.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: A9974 of 2012

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: TBD.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after
it shall have become law.

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

                                  5760

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  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 motorcycle profiling

  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 839-a
to read as follows:
  S 839-A. MOTORCYCLE PROFILING. 1. THE MUNICIPAL POLICE TRAINING  COUN-
CIL  SHALL  ENSURE  THAT  ISSUES  RELATED  TO  MOTORCYCLE  PROFILING ARE
ADDRESSED IN BASIC LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING AND  OFFERED  TO  IN-SERVICE
LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN CONJUNCTION WITH EXISTING TRAINING REGARDING
PROFILING.
  2.  LOCAL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCIES SHALL ADD A STATEMENT CONDEMNING
MOTORCYCLE PROFILING TO EXISTING POLICIES REGARDING PROFILING.
  3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "MOTORCYCLE PROFILING" MEANS  THE
ILLEGAL USE OF THE FACT THAT A PERSON RIDES A MOTORCYCLE OR WEARS MOTOR-
CYCLE-RELATED  PARAPHERNALIA  AS  A FACTOR IN DECIDING TO STOP AND QUES-
TION, TAKE ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ARREST, OR SEARCH  A  PERSON  OR  VEHICLE
WITH  OR  WITHOUT  A LEGAL BASIS UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION OR
NEW YORK STATE CONSTITUTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law;  provided, however that effective immediately, the
addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rules or regulations  necessary
for  the  implementation  of the foregoing provisions of this act on its
effective date is authorized and directed to be made and completed on or
before such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07056-01-3

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