|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 14, 2016||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8218
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S8218 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8218 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8218 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring all city agencies issuing summonses to document violations by photographic evidence when possible and practicable PURPOSE : Requires all agencies of the city of New York which issue summons to document violations with photographic evidence when feasible SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 amends Title 7 of the Administrative Code of New York City by adding a new chapter 10 entitled "Evidence for Agency Summons" Section 2 sets forth the effective date of this legislation. JUSTIFICATION : With the rapidly growing ability of all New Yorkers to document everyday occurrences through the use of mobile phones and other electronic devices, so too have enforcement officials been provided with an ability to document violations of the law.
S8218 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8218 I N S E N A T E December 14, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring all city agencies issuing summonses to document violations by photographic evidence when possible and practicable THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Title 7 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 10 to read as follows: CHAPTER 10 EVIDENCE FOR AGENCY SUMMONS S 7-1001 PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE FOR AGENCY SUMMONS. 1. ALL CITY AGEN- CIES ISSUING SUMMONSES THAT ARE SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY ANY ENTITY WITHIN THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS AND HEARINGS SHALL REVIEW ALL OF THE VIOLATIONS FOR WHICH A SUMMONS MAY BE ISSUED TO DEVELOP A LIST OF VIOLATIONS THAT CAN BE PROVEN THROUGH THE USE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE. 2. FOR ANY VIOLATION APPEARING ON THESE LISTS, CITY AGENCIES SHALL DOCUMENT SUCH VIOLATIONS BY PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE TAKEN AT THE TIME OF THE ISSUANCE OF A SUMMONS. SUCH PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE MAY BE GATHERED BY USING A CAMERA, MOBILE PHONE, OR ANY OTHER DEVICE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING AN ELECTRONIC PICTURE FILE. 3. WHEN IT IS EITHER IMPRACTICABLE OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR A CITY AGENCY TO DOCUMENT A VIOLATION APPEARING ON SUCH LISTS AS PRESCRIBED IN SUBDIVI- SION TWO OF THIS SECTION, THE ISSUING AGENT OR OFFICER SHALL INCLUDE A STATEMENT WITHIN THE SUMMONS EXPLAINING WHY IT WAS IMPRACTICABLE OR IMPOSSIBLE TO DO SO. 4. PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE SHALL BE INCLUDED IN SUMMONS FILINGS MADE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS AND HEARING'S WEBSITE, ALLOWING A RESPONDENT TO VIEW THE PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE THAT HAS BEEN COLLECTED AGAINST HIM OR HER. 5. AGENCIES SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE RULES RELATIVE TO CREAT- ING PROCEDURES FOR THE COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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