assembly Bill A10608

Signed By Governor
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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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2020 signed chap.101
delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.677
substituted for s2575b
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.65
rules report cal.65
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2020 referred to codes

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A10608 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2575
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-v, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5734
2011-2012: A2953
2013-2014: A3698
2015-2016: A6478
2017-2018: A3574, S9133

A10608 (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.

A10608 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10608

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 5, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Perry, Walk-
  er, Frontus, Fernandez, Richardson, Crespo, Jaffee, Otis, Vanel, Simo-
  tas, 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-v
to read as follows:
  § 837-V. 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 on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05659-05-0