assembly Bill A7611

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to personnel records of police officers, firefighters and correction officers

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.163
rules report cal.163
reported
Jun 06, 2016 reported referred to rules
May 23, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
May 20, 2015 referred to governmental operations

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A7611 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4808
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง50-a, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A3335, S2850
2019-2020: S4215

A7611 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to personnel records of police officers, firefighters and correction officers.

A7611 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7611

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 20, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to  personnel  records
  of police officers, firefighters and correction officers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 50-a of the civil rights  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  516  of  the  laws  of 2014, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. All personnel records CREATED AND used SOLELY to evaluate  perform-
ance  toward continued employment or promotion, under the control of any
police agency or department of the state or  any  political  subdivision
thereof  including  authorities or agencies maintaining police forces of
individuals defined as police officers in section 1.20 of  the  criminal
procedure  law  and  such personnel records under the control of a sher-
iff's department or a department of correction of  individuals  employed
as correction officers and such personnel records under the control of a
paid fire department or force of individuals employed as firefighters or
firefighter/paramedics  and  such personnel records under the control of
the department of corrections and community supervision for  individuals
defined  as  peace  officers  pursuant  to subdivisions twenty-three and
twenty-three-a of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure  law  and  such
personnel  records under the control of a probation department for indi-
viduals defined as peace officers pursuant to subdivision twenty-four of
section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law shall be considered confiden-
tial and not subject to inspection or review without the express written
consent of  such  police  officer,  firefighter,  firefighter/paramedic,
correction officer or peace officer within the department of corrections
and  community  supervision  or  probation  department  except as may be
mandated by lawful court order.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

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