|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to cities|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to cities|
senate Bill S711
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S711 - Details
S711 - Summary
Relates to establishing an independent inspector general of the city of New York police department.
S711 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S711 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the New York city charter, in relation to establishing an independent inspector general for the city of New York police department PURPOSE: To establish an independent inspector general for the New York Police Department. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 Establishes that the commissioner of investigations shall be appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council. Requires the commissioner to obtain a security clearance. Section 2 Requires the commissioner of investigations to produce an annual report that will be available to the public. Section 3 Extends authority of the commissioner and each inspector general to compel witnesses to give affirmations or affidavits. Section 4 Authorizes the commissioner of investigations to appoint an inspector general for each agency, including the police department. Requires the police inspector general to obtain a security clearance.
S711 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 711 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities AN ACT to amend the New York city charter, in relation to establishing an independent inspector general for the city of New York police department THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 801 of the New York city charter, as amended by local law number 59 of the city of New York for the year 1996, is amended to read as follows: S 801. Department; commissioner. There shall be a department of inves- tigation the head of which shall be the commissioner of investigation. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR AND BY AND WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE CITY COUNCIL. The commissioner shall be a member of the bar of the state of New York in good standing [and], shall have had at least five years of law enforcement experience AND SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A SECURITY CLEARANCE INVESTIGATION BY A STATE OR FEDERAL AGENCY AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM SUCH INVESTIGATIONS. The mayor may remove the commissioner upon filing in the office of the commissioner of city- wide administrative services and serving upon the commissioner of inves- tigation the reasons therefor and allowing such officer an opportunity of making a public explanation. S 2. Subdivision e of section 803 of the New York city charter, as added by local law number 79 of the city of New York for the year 1990, is amended to read as follows: e. The commissioner shall forward to the council and to the mayor a copy of all reports and standards prepared by the corruption prevention and management review bureau, upon issuance by the commissioner. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRODUCE AN ANNUAL REPORT NO LATER THAN APRIL THIRTI- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02780-01-3
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