senate Bill S2025

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "diplomatic immunity notification act"

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Jan 11, 2017 referred to finance

S2025 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Law Enforcement Officers
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7393
2015-2016: S173

S2025 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires notification to certain federal and state agencies when certain persons with diplomatic immunity violate the law; requires a report by law enforcement or police agencies to include, but not be limited to, the name of the person protected by diplomatic immunity; the person's title, position and/or assignment in the United States; and the date, time, location and nature of the incident, including the potential penal law violations prompting such person having been arrested or who would have been arrested but for their diplomatic immunity.

S2025 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2025 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2025

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT in relation to requiring  notification  to  certain  federal  and
  state  agencies  when certain persons with diplomatic immunity violate
  the law

  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 the "diplomat-
ic immunity notification act".
  §  2.  1.  Each  incident,  occurrence  or circumstance where a person
protected from detention, arrest, and/or prosecution by diplomatic immu-
nity was in fact arrested, or would have been  arrested  but  for  their
diplomatic  immunity  by a law enforcement or police agency concerning a
potential crime that would be punishable as a misdemeanor or  a  felony,
shall  be  reported  by  such agency to the division of criminal justice
services and to the United States Department of State Bureau  of  Diplo-
matic Security.
  2.  Such  report  shall  include  the  name of the person protected by
diplomatic immunity; the person's title, position and/or  assignment  in
the  United States; and the date, time, location and nature of the inci-
dent, including the potential penal law violations prompting such person
having been, or who would have been arrested but  for  their  diplomatic
immunity.
  3.  On an annual basis the division of criminal justice services shall
issue a statistical report about the number of incidents reported pursu-
ant to subdivisions 1 and 2 of this section to the  governor,  temporary
president  of  the senate, minority leader of the senate, speaker of the
assembly, and minority leader of the assembly. Such report shall also be
transmitted to the United States Department of State Bureau of Diplomat-
ic Security. Such report shall not disclose any  personally  identifying
information.

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

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