|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 11, 2017||referred to finance|
senate Bill S2025
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S2025 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S2025 TITLE OF BILL : An act in relation to requiring notification to certain federal and state agencies when certain persons with diplomatic immunity violate the law PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To require notification to appropriate federal, state and diplomatic authorities when individuals with diplomatic immunity violate the law. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : This act requires that in each incident where a person protected by diplomatic immunity is stopped, questioned, detained or arrested by a law enforcement or police agency for the potential violation of the penal law, a specific set of federal, state and diplomatic authorities should be notified, and that law enforcement agencies report biannual summaries of such incidents. JUSTIFICATION : Currently there are no formal notifications or record-keeping requirements at the state or federal level of incidents where
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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