assembly Bill A927A

2019-2020 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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.44
Apr 29, 2019 amended on third reading 927a
Feb 21, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.50
Feb 11, 2019 reported
Jan 14, 2019 referred to codes

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A927 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-u, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5734
2011-2012: A2953
2013-2014: A3698
2015-2016: A6478
2017-2018: A3574

A927 - 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.

A927 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   927

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PERRY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COLTON --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

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.
                                                           LBD05659-01-9

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A927A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-u, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5734
2011-2012: A2953
2013-2014: A3698
2015-2016: A6478
2017-2018: A3574

A927A (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.

A927A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 927--A
                                                         Cal. No. 50

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PERRY, WALKER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  COLTON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes -- reported
  from committee, advanced to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

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-u
to read as follows:
  § 837-U. 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.
                                                           LBD05659-03-9