assembly Bill A10599

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting members of law enforcement from using tear gas

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Jun 05, 2020 referred to governmental operations

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A10599 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §170-d, Exec L

A10599 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits members of law enforcement from using tear gas at any time.

A10599 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10599
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 5, 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 prohibiting members of
   law enforcement from using tear gas
 
   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 170-d
 to read as follows:
   § 170-D. PROHIBITION OF THE USE OF TEAR GAS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT.  INDI-
 VIDUALS EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OR A LOCAL MUNICIPALITY ACTING AS A POLICE
 OFFICER, PEACE OFFICER OR CORRECTION OFFICER SHALL  BE  PROHIBITED  FROM
 USING TEAR GAS OR ANY ALTERNATE FORM OF TEAR GAS AT ANY TIME.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16619-01-0