Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 13, 2018||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S9133
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S9133 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S9133 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9133 SPONSOR: BAILEY TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To require police or peace officers who discharges their weapons under circumstances where a person could be struck by a bullet to immediately report the incident. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill adds § 837-t to the executive law to require that any law enforcement officer or peace officer who discharges their weapon, while on or off duty, where a person could be struck by a bullet from the weapon is required to verbally report the incident to his or her supervisor within six hours and prepare and file a written report of
2017-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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