Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 16, 2020||
delivered to governor
|Jun 09, 2020||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.64
substituted for a8674a
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
|Jun 08, 2020||
ordered to third reading cal.749
|Jun 06, 2020||
committee discharged and committed to finance
referred to rules
Senate Bill S8493Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S8493 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S8493 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8493 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the use of body-worn cameras by New York state police officers PURPOSE: In relation to the usage of body-worn cameras by New York State Police patrol officers. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill identifies the act as the "New York state police body-worn cameras program" Section 2 of the bill requires the state police provide all officers with body cameras and establishes policies of how and when they are to be used.
2019-S8493 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8493 I N S E N A T E June 6, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sens. PARKER, 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 the use of body-worn cameras by New York state police officers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York state police body-worn cameras program". § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 234 to read as follows: § 234. NEW YORK STATE POLICE BODY-WORN CAMERAS PROGRAM. 1. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE A NEW YORK STATE POLICE BODY-WORN CAMERAS PROGRAM. THE PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM IS TO INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY AND EVIDENCE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE RESI- DENTS OF THE STATE BY PROVIDING BODY-WORN CAMERAS TO ALL STATE POLICE OFFICERS WHILE ON PATROL. 2. THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE SHALL PROVIDE BODY-WORN CAMERAS, TO BE WORN BY OFFICERS AT ALL TIMES, WHILE ON PATROL. SUCH CAMERAS SHALL RECORD: (A) IMMEDIATELY BEFORE AN OFFICER EXITS A PATROL VEHICLE TO INTERACT WITH A PERSON OR SITUATION, EVEN IF THERE IS A DASH CAMERA INSIDE SUCH VEHICLE WHICH MIGHT ALSO BE RECORDING THE INTERACTION; (B) ALL USES OF FORCE, INCLUDING ANY PHYSICAL AGGRESSION AND USE OF A NON-LETHAL OR LETHAL WEAPON; (C) ALL ARRESTS AND SUMMONSES; (D) ALL INTERACTIONS WITH PEOPLE SUSPECTED OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY; (E) ALL SEARCHES OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY; (F) ANY CALL TO A CRIME IN PROGRESS; (G) INVESTIGATIVE ACTIONS WHERE THERE ARE INTERACTIONS WITH MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC; (H) ANY INTERACTION WITH AN EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED PERSON; AND (I) ANY INSTANCES WHERE OFFICERS FEEL ANY IMMINENT DANGER OR THE NEED TO DOCUMENT THEIR TIME ON DUTY. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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