assembly Bill A10577

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to a training course and curriculum on the handling, investigation and response procedures concerning reports of domestic violence

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Jun 03, 2020 referred to governmental operations

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A10577 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6723
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §837, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3071

A10577 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to a training course and curriculum on the handling, investigation and response procedures concerning reports of domestic violence; requires law enforcement and judicial employees to participate in such training; makes related provisions.

A10577 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10577
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 3, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Fernandez)
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to a training course  and
   curriculum  on  the  handling,  investigation  and response procedures
   concerning reports of domestic violence
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 837 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 22 to read as follows:
   22.  (A)  (I) THE DIVISION SHALL DEVELOP AND APPROVE A TRAINING COURSE
 AND CURRICULUM ON THE HANDLING, INVESTIGATION  AND  RESPONSE  PROCEDURES
 CONCERNING  REPORTS  OF  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE.  THIS  TRAINING  COURSE AND
 CURRICULUM SHALL BE REVIEWED AT LEAST EVERY TWO YEARS  AND  MODIFIED  BY
 THE  DIVISION  FROM TIME TO TIME AS NEED MAY REQUIRE. THE DIVISION SHALL
 DISTRIBUTE THE CURRICULUM TO ALL LOCAL POLICE AGENCIES.
   (II) THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING  THAT  ALL
 LAW  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICERS ATTEND INITIAL TRAINING WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF
 APPOINTMENT OR TRANSFER AND ANNUAL INSERVICE TRAINING OF AT  LEAST  FOUR
 HOURS AS DESCRIBED IN THIS SECTION.
   (B)  (I)  THE  CHIEF  ADMINISTRATOR  OF  THE  COURTS SHALL DEVELOP AND
 APPROVE A TRAINING COURSE AND A CURRICULUM  ON  THE  HANDLING,  INVESTI-
 GATION  AND  RESPONSE  PROCEDURES  CONCERNING  ALLEGATIONS  OF  DOMESTIC
 VIOLENCE. THIS TRAINING COURSE SHALL BE  REVIEWED  AT  LEAST  EVERY  TWO
 YEARS  AND  MODIFIED  BY  THE  CHIEF JUDGE FROM TIME TO TIME AS NEED MAY
 REQUIRE.
   (II) THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS SHALL  BE  RESPONSIBLE  FOR
 ENSURING  THAT ALL JUDGES AND JUDICIAL PERSONNEL ATTEND INITIAL TRAINING
 WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF  APPOINTMENT  OR  TRANSFER  AND  ANNUAL  INSERVICE
 TRAINING AS DESCRIBED IN THIS SECTION.
   (III)  THE  DIVISION  AND  THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS SHALL
 PROVIDE THAT ALL TRAINING ON THE HANDLING OF DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE  MATTERS
 SHALL  INCLUDE INFORMATION CONCERNING THE IMPACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON
 SOCIETY, THE DYNAMICS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, THE STATUTORY AND  CASE  LAW
 CONCERNING  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE,  THE  NECESSARY ELEMENTS OF A PROTECTION
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets