assembly Bill A1850

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires all agencies of the city of New York which issue summons to document violations with photographic evidence when feasible

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to cities
Jan 13, 2017 referred to cities

A1850 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S318
Current Committee:
Assembly Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 7 Chap 10 §7-1001, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8218
2019-2020: A2617, S4832

A1850 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all agencies of the city of New York which issue summons to document violations with photographic evidence when feasible.

A1850 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1850

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARNWELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Cities

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
  § 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.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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