assembly Bill A9957

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 09, 2016 signed chap.316
Aug 30, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.242
substituted for a9957
Jun 14, 2016 substituted by s6437a
rules report cal.242
reported
Jun 08, 2016 reported referred to rules
Jun 01, 2016 reported referred to codes
May 02, 2016 referred to governmental operations

A9957 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6437
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง837-f-2, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7864

A9957 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A9957 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9957

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARRON -- 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 AN ADULT PERSON IS MISSING FROM  HIS  OR  HER  NORMAL  AND
ORDINARY  PLACE  OF RESIDENCE AND WHOSE WHEREABOUTS CANNOT BE DETERMINED
BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH SUCH ADULT PERSON  WOULD  PLACE
SUCH  INDIVIDUAL  IN  A  POSITION TO HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF HIS OR HER WHERE-
ABOUTS, AND THAT SUCH MISSING ADULT PERSON HAS A PROVEN  DISABILITY,  OR
MAY  BE  IN  PHYSICAL  DANGER, OR IS MISSING AFTER A CATASTROPHE, OR MAY
HAVE DISAPPEARED INVOLUNTARILY, OR IS MISSING UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES  WHERE
THERE  IS  A  REASONABLE CONCERN FOR HIS OR HER SAFETY; AND SUCH MISSING
ADULT PERSON DOES NOT QUALIFY AS EITHER  A  MISSING  CHILD  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  EIGHT  HUNDRED  THIRTY-SEVEN-E  OF THIS ARTICLE OR A VULNERABLE
ADULT PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN-F-1 OF  THIS  ARTI-
CLE,  THE  POLICE  AGENCY SHALL COLLECT INFORMATION NECESSARY TO FILE AN
ELECTRONIC REPORT REGARDING THE MISSING ADULT PERSON WITH  THE  NATIONAL
CRIME  INFORMATION  CENTER REGISTER AND SUBMIT SUCH ELECTRONIC REPORT TO
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.
                                                           LBD07820-05-6

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