senate Bill S9133

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires a law enforcement officer or peace officer who discharges his or her weapon under circumstances where a person could be struck by a bullet to immediately report the incident

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Jul 13, 2018 referred to rules

S9133 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3574
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-t, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5734
2011-2012: A2953
2013-2014: A3698
2015-2016: A6478
2019-2020: S2575, A927, A10608

S9133 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a law enforcement officer or peace officer who discharges his or her weapon under circumstances where a person could be struck by a bullet to immediately report the incident to his or her superiors.

S9133 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9133 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9133

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 13, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  a  law
  enforcement  officer or peace officer who discharges his or her weapon
  under circumstances where a person could be  struck  by  a  bullet  to
  immediately report the incident

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  837-t
to read as follows:
  §  837-T. REPORT OF DISCHARGE OF WEAPON.  1. ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFI-
CER OR PEACE OFFICER WHO DISCHARGES HIS OR HER WEAPON WHILE ON  DUTY  OR
OFF  DUTY  UNDER  CIRCUMSTANCES  WHEREIN  A  PERSON COULD BE STRUCK BY A
BULLET FROM  THE  WEAPON,  INCLUDING  SITUATIONS  WHEREIN  SUCH  OFFICER
DISCHARGES HIS OR HER WEAPON IN THE DIRECTION OF A PERSON, SHALL VERBAL-
LY  REPORT  THE INCIDENT TO HIS OR HER SUPERIORS WITHIN SIX HOURS OF THE
OCCURRENCE OF THE INCIDENT AND SHALL PREPARE AND FILE A  WRITTEN  REPORT
OF  THE INCIDENT WITHIN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS OF THE OCCURRENCE OF THE INCI-
DENT.  NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT ANY OFFICER  FROM
INVOKING HIS OR HER CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO AVOID SELF-INCRIMINATION.
  2.  AS USED IN THIS SECTION "LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER" MEANS A STATE OR
LOCAL POLICE OFFICER AND "PEACE OFFICER" MEANS ANY PERSON DESIGNATED  AS
A PEACE OFFICER PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.10 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06325-02-7

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