assembly Bill A3917

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires police agencies to take reports of missing adults whenever the adult is reported to be missing

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May 07, 2015 enacting clause stricken
Jan 28, 2015 referred to governmental operations

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A3917 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3790
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง837-f-2, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A10149, S7864

A3917 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires police agencies to take reports of missing adults whenever the adult is reported to be missing.

A3917 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3917

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SCARBOROUGH -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring police agen-
  cies to take reports of missing adults whenever the adult is  reported
  to be missing

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

  Section 1.   This act shall be known  and  may  be  cited  as  "Lamont
Dottin's law".
  S  2.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 837-f-2 to
read as follows:
  S 837-F-2. MISSING ADULTS. IN THE EVENT THAT A POLICE AGENCY  RECEIVES
A  REPORT  THAT  A PERSON IS MISSING FROM HIS OR HER NORMAL AND ORDINARY
PLACE OF RESIDENCE AND WHOSE  WHEREABOUTS  CANNOT  BE  DETERMINED  BY  A
PERSON  WHOSE  RELATIONSHIP WITH SUCH PERSON WOULD PLACE THEM IN A POSI-
TION TO HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THEIR WHEREABOUTS,  AND  SUCH  MISSING  PERSON
DOES  NOT  QUALIFY  AS  EITHER A MISSING CHILD PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHT
HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN-E OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW OR A VULNERABLE ADULT PURSU-
ANT TO SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN-F-1 OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW,  THE
POLICE  AGENCY SHALL COLLECT INFORMATION NECESSARY TO FILE AN ELECTRONIC
REPORT WITH THE NATIONAL CRIME INFORMATION CENTER REGISTER. WITHIN TWEN-
TY-FOUR HOURS OF COLLECTING THE INFORMATION, IF THE  POLICE  AGENCY  HAS
NOT  BEEN  NOTIFIED THAT THE MISSING PERSON HAS BEEN LOCATED, THE POLICE
AGENCY SHALL SUBMIT AN ELECTRONIC REPORT REGARDING  THE  MISSING  PERSON
WITH THE NATIONAL CRIME INFORMATION CENTER REGISTER.
  S  3.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07820-01-5

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