assembly Bill A6699

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates the New York State Civilian Complaint Review Board to investigate alleged misconduct by police and peace officers

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
Mar 15, 2019 referred to governmental operations

A6699 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1554
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 43 §930, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3808
2015-2016: S1164
2017-2018: A10257, S3200

A6699 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the New York state civilian complaint review board to investigate alleged misconduct by police and peace officers.

A6699 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6699

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating the New  York
  state civilian complaint review board

  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 article 43 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 43
              NEW YORK STATE CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD
SECTION 930. NEW YORK STATE CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD.
  § 930. NEW YORK STATE CIVILIAN COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD. 1.  LEGISLATIVE
INTENT. IT IS IN THE INTEREST OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND
POLICE  DEPARTMENTS  AND  PEACE  OFFICERS  THROUGHOUT THE STATE THAT THE
INVESTIGATION OF COMPLAINTS CONCERNING MISCONDUCT  BY  OFFICERS  TOWARDS
MEMBERS  OF  THE  PUBLIC  BE  COMPLETE,  THOROUGH  AND  IMPARTIAL. THESE
INQUIRIES MUST BE CONDUCTED FAIRLY AND INDEPENDENTLY, AND IN A MANNER IN
WHICH THE PUBLIC AND THE POLICE HAVE CONFIDENCE. AN INDEPENDENT CIVILIAN
COMPLAINT REVIEW BOARD IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED AS A BODY COMPRISED  SOLELY
OF  MEMBERS  OF THE PUBLIC WITH THE AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS
OF MISCONDUCT AS PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION.
  2. DEFINITIONS. (A) AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "OFFICER"  SHALL
MEAN "POLICE OFFICERS" AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPHS (A), (E), (F), (H), (J),
(K),  (L),  (M),  (P),  (Q),  (S), AND (V) OF SUBDIVISION THIRTY-FOUR OF
SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL  PROCEDURE  LAW  AND  "PEACE  OFFICERS"  AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISIONS THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX, EIGHT, TWELVE, THIRTEEN,
FIFTEEN,  SIXTEEN, TWENTY, TWENTY-ONE, TWENTY-TWO, TWENTY-THREE, TWENTY-
FOUR, TWENTY-FIVE, TWENTY-SIX,  TWENTY-SEVEN,  TWENTY-NINE,  THIRTY-TWO,
THIRTY-THREE, THIRTY-FOUR, THIRTY-FIVE, THIRTY-SIX, THIRTY-EIGHT, FORTY,
FORTY-FIVE,  FORTY-SIX,  FORTY-SEVEN,  FIFTY-TWO, FIFTY-NINE, SIXTY-ONE,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03199-01-9