assembly Bill A956

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the New York State Civilian Complaint Review Board to investigate alleged misconduct by police and peace officers

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to governmental operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to governmental operations

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A956 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3808
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 43 ยง930, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10618
2011-2012: A741
2015-2016: S1164
2017-2018: S3200
2019-2020: S1554

A956 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the New York State Civilian Complaint Review Board to investigate alleged misconduct by police and peace officers.

A956 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   956

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KELLNER, MILLMAN, ROBINSON, WRIGHT -- Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  -- M. of A.  BOYLAND, GALEF, GIBSON, GOTTFRIED -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating the New  York
  state civilian complaint review board

  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 article 43 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 43
              NEW YORK STATE CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD
SECTION 930. NEW YORK STATE CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD.
  S 930. NEW YORK STATE CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD. 1.  LEGISLATIVE
INTENT. IT IS IN THE INTEREST OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND
POLICE  DEPARTMENTS  AND  PEACE  OFFICERS  THROUGHOUT THE STATE THAT THE
INVESTIGATION OF COMPLAINTS CONCERNING MISCONDUCT  BY  OFFICERS  TOWARDS
MEMBERS  OF  THE  PUBLIC  BE  COMPLETE,  THOROUGH  AND  IMPARTIAL. THESE
INQUIRIES MUST BE CONDUCTED FAIRLY AND INDEPENDENTLY, AND IN A MANNER IN
WHICH THE PUBLIC AND THE POLICE HAVE CONFIDENCE. AN INDEPENDENT CIVILIAN
COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED AS A BODY COMPRISED  SOLELY
OF  MEMBERS  OF THE PUBLIC WITH THE AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS
OF MISCONDUCT AS PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION.
  2. DEFINITIONS. (A) AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OFFICER"  SHALL
MEAN "POLICE OFFICERS" AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPHS (A), (E), (F), (H), (J),
(K),  (L),  (M),  (P),  (Q),  (S), AND (V) OF SUBDIVISION THIRTY-FOUR OF
SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL  PROCEDURE  LAW  AND  "PEACE  OFFICERS"  AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISIONS THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX, EIGHT, TWELVE, THIRTEEN,
FIFTEEN,  SIXTEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY-ONE, TWENTY-TWO, TWENTY-THREE, TWENTY-
FOUR, TWENTY-FIVE, TWENTY-SIX,  TWENTY-SEVEN,  TWENTY-NINE,  THIRTY-TWO,
THIRTY-THREE, THIRTY-FOUR, THIRTY-FIVE, THIRTY-SIX, THIRTY-EIGHT, FORTY,

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