senate Bill S942

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the municipal police training council to promulgate rules and regulations regarding psychological evaluations for certain members of a police force

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S942 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §840, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6853

S942 - Summary

Requires the municipal police training council to promulgate rules and regulations regarding psychological evaluations for certain members of the police force of a city with a population of one million or more.

S942 - Sponsor Memo

S942 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   942

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PARKER, PERKINS, SERRANO
  -- 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 requiring the  munici-
  pal  police  training  council  to  promulgate  regulations  regarding
  psychological evaluations

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  840 of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 66 and such section as renumbered by chapter  603  of
the laws of 1973, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  A.  The council shall promulgate, and may from time to time amend,
such rules and  regulations  prescribing  height,  weight  and  physical
fitness  requirements  for  eligibility  of  persons  for provisional or
permanent appointment in the competitive class of the civil  service  as
police officers of any county, city, town, village or police district as
it  deems  necessary  and proper for the efficient performance of police
duties.
  B. THE COUNCIL, IN ADDITION TO THE RULES AND REGULATIONS SET FORTH  IN
PARAGRAPH  A OF THIS SUBDIVISION, SHALL PROMULGATE, AND MAY FROM TIME TO
TIME AMEND, SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS, REQUIRING EVERY POLICE  OFFICER,
APPOINTED  IN  THE COMPETITIVE CLASS OF THE SERVICE, FOR ANY CITY WITH A
POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, TO UNDERGO A PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION
UPON ENTRY INTO SUCH SERVICE, AND UPON EVERY THIRD YEAR  THEREAFTER,  TO
DETERMINE  WHETHER  SUCH  OFFICER  HAS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER OR
ANGER MANAGEMENT ISSUES, WHICH MAY AFFECT HIS OR HER ABILITY TO SERVE AS
A POLICE OFFICER, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  SUBDIVISION
SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO POLICE OFFICERS WHO ARE NOT ASSIGNED TO PRECINCTS,
WHO ARE NOT ASSIGNED TO ACTIVE DUTY ON PATROL OR  WHO  SUPERVISE  POLICE
PERSONNEL WHO ARE ASSIGNED TO ACTIVE DUTY ON PATROL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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