assembly Bill A1601C

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates an office of special investigation within the office of the attorney general

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Current Bill Status Via S2574 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Jun 12, 2020 signed chap.95
Jun 11, 2020 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.68
substituted for a1601c
Jun 10, 2020 substituted by s2574c
Jun 09, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.68
rules report cal.68
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 07, 2020 print number 1601c
Jun 07, 2020 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jun 05, 2020 print number 1601b
Jun 05, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to ways and means
Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Jun 11, 2019 reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
May 21, 2019 print number 1601a
May 21, 2019 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 15, 2019 referred to codes

Votes

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Jun 8, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S2574C
17
4
committee
17
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 28, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S2574C
15
2
committee
15
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 29, 2019 - Codes committee Vote

S2574A
4
5
committee
4
Aye
5
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

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Multi-Sponsors

A1601 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2574
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A5617, S9168

A1601 - Summary

Establishes the office of special investigation within the office of the attorney general.

A1601 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1601

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PERRY, MOSLEY, GOTTFRIED, GANTT, COOK, PRETLOW,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, L. ROSENTHAL, CRESPO, WEPRIN, RODRIGUEZ,  QUART,  KIM,
  PICHARDO,  WALKER, BARRON, SEAWRIGHT, JOYNER, BLAKE, JAFFEE, ABINANTI,
  D'URSO, JEAN-PIERRE, HYNDMAN, NIOU,  TAYLOR,  VANEL,  RIVERA,  ARROYO,
  HEVESI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CARROLL, DAVILA, ORTIZ, SIMON
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law and the criminal procedure law, in
  relation to establishing the office of special investigation

  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 70-b
to read as follows:
  § 70-B. OFFICE OF SPECIAL INVESTIGATION.   1. THERE  SHALL  BE  ESTAB-
LISHED  WITHIN  THE DEPARTMENT OF LAW AN OFFICE OF SPECIAL INVESTIGATION
WHICH SHALL INVESTIGATE AND, IF WARRANTED, PROSECUTE ANY ALLEGED  CRIMI-
NAL OFFENSE OR OFFENSES COMMITTED BY A PERSON WHO IS A POLICE OFFICER AS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  THIRTY-FOUR  OF  SECTION  1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL
PROCEDURE LAW, OR A PEACE OFFICER AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THIRTY-THREE
OF SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, CONCERNING THE DEATH,  OR
THE  INVESTIGATION OF THE DEATH, OF ANY PERSON WHERE SUCH DEATH RESULTED
FROM OR POTENTIALLY RESULTED FROM ANY ENCOUNTER WITH SUCH POLICE OFFICER
OR PEACE OFFICER, WHETHER OR NOT SUCH PERSON WAS IN CUSTODY. THE  OFFICE
SHALL HAVE THE POWERS AND DUTIES SPECIFIED IN SUBDIVISIONS TWO AND EIGHT
OF SECTION SIXTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, AND
SHALL  POSSESS  AND  EXERCISE  ALL THE PROSECUTORIAL POWERS NECESSARY TO
INVESTIGATE AND, IF WARRANTED, PROSECUTE SUCH OFFENSES, PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER, THAT APPROVAL, DIRECTION OR  REQUIREMENT  OF  THE  GOVERNOR  AS  MAY
OTHERWISE  BE  REQUIRED  BY SUCH SUBDIVISIONS SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED. THE
JURISDICTION OF THE OFFICE OF SPECIAL INVESTIGATION SHALL  DISPLACE  AND
SUPERSEDE  IN  ALL  WAYS  THE  AUTHORITY  AND JURISDICTION OF THE COUNTY
DISTRICT  ATTORNEY  FOR  THE  INVESTIGATION  AND  PROSECUTION  OF   SUCH

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A1601A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2574
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A5617, S9168

A1601A - Summary

Establishes the office of special investigation within the office of the attorney general.

A1601A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1601--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PERRY, MOSLEY, GOTTFRIED, GANTT, COOK, PRETLOW,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, L. ROSENTHAL, CRESPO, WEPRIN, RODRIGUEZ,  QUART,  KIM,
  PICHARDO,  WALKER, BARRON, SEAWRIGHT, JOYNER, BLAKE, JAFFEE, ABINANTI,
  D'URSO, JEAN-PIERRE, HYNDMAN, NIOU,  TAYLOR,  VANEL,  RIVERA,  ARROYO,
  ZEBROWSKI,  FRONTUS, CRUZ, AUBRY, FERNANDEZ, DE LA ROSA -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A. CARROLL, DAVILA, ORTIZ, SIMON --  read  once  and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law and the criminal procedure law, in
  relation to establishing the office of special investigation

  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 70-b
to read as follows:
  § 70-B. OFFICE OF SPECIAL INVESTIGATION.   1. THERE  SHALL  BE  ESTAB-
LISHED  WITHIN  THE DEPARTMENT OF LAW AN OFFICE OF SPECIAL INVESTIGATION
WHICH SHALL INVESTIGATE AND, IF WARRANTED, PROSECUTE ANY ALLEGED  CRIMI-
NAL OFFENSE OR OFFENSES COMMITTED BY A PERSON WHO IS A POLICE OFFICER AS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  THIRTY-FOUR  OF  SECTION  1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL
PROCEDURE LAW, OR A PEACE OFFICER AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THIRTY-THREE
OF SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, CONCERNING THE DEATH,  OR
THE  INVESTIGATION OF THE DEATH, OF ANY PERSON WHERE SUCH DEATH RESULTED
FROM OR POTENTIALLY RESULTED FROM ANY ENCOUNTER WITH SUCH POLICE OFFICER
OR PEACE OFFICER, WHETHER OR NOT SUCH PERSON WAS IN CUSTODY. THE  OFFICE
SHALL HAVE THE POWERS AND DUTIES SPECIFIED IN SUBDIVISIONS TWO AND EIGHT
OF SECTION SIXTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, AND
SHALL  POSSESS  AND  EXERCISE  ALL THE PROSECUTORIAL POWERS NECESSARY TO
INVESTIGATE AND, IF WARRANTED, PROSECUTE SUCH OFFENSES, PROVIDED, HOWEV-
ER, THAT APPROVAL, DIRECTION OR  REQUIREMENT  OF  THE  GOVERNOR  AS  MAY
OTHERWISE  BE  REQUIRED  BY SUCH SUBDIVISIONS SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED. THE

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A1601B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2574
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A5617, S9168

A1601B - Summary

Establishes the office of special investigation within the office of the attorney general.

A1601B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1601--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PERRY, MOSLEY, GOTTFRIED, GANTT, COOK, PRETLOW,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, L. ROSENTHAL, CRESPO, WEPRIN, RODRIGUEZ,  QUART,  KIM,
  PICHARDO,  WALKER, BARRON, SEAWRIGHT, JOYNER, BLAKE, JAFFEE, ABINANTI,
  D'URSO, JEAN-PIERRE, HYNDMAN, NIOU,  TAYLOR,  VANEL,  RIVERA,  ARROYO,
  ZEBROWSKI,  FRONTUS,  CRUZ,  AUBRY,  FERNANDEZ,  DE LA ROSA,  EPSTEIN,
  REYES, RICHARDSON, O'DONNELL, SIMOTAS, SIMON, ROZIC,  HUNTER,  WRIGHT,
  ORTIZ, OTIS, LENTOL, DenDEKKER, BARNWELL, BICHOTTE, GLICK, MAGNARELLI,
  DAVILA,  STECK  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CARROLL -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- reported and referred to the Committee on  Ways  and  Means  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Ways and Means in accordance with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating an office  of
  special investigation within the office of the attorney general

  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  70-b
to read as follows:
  § 70-B. OFFICE OF SPECIAL INVESTIGATION. 1. THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED
WITHIN  THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AN OFFICE OF SPECIAL INVESTI-
GATION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,  THE  OFFICE  OF
SPECIAL  INVESTIGATION  SHALL  HAVE INVESTIGATIVE AUTHORITY AND CRIMINAL
JURISDICTION OF ANY INCIDENT IN WHICH THE DEATH OF A PERSON, WHETHER  IN
CUSTODY OR NOT, IS CAUSED BY A POLICE OFFICER, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION
THIRTY-FOUR  OF  SECTION  1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, OR A PEACE
OFFICER AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-FIVE OF  SECTION  2.10  OF  THE
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, WHETHER OR NOT FORMALLY ON DUTY, OR IN WHICH THE
ATTORNEY GENERAL DETERMINES THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT QUESTION AS TO WHETH-
ER THE DEATH WAS IN FACT CAUSED BY SUCH POLICE OFFICER OR PEACE OFFICER;

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

Co-Sponsors

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A1601C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2574
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A5617, S9168

A1601C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the office of special investigation within the office of the attorney general.

A1601C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1601--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PERRY, MOSLEY, GOTTFRIED, GANTT, COOK, PRETLOW,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, L. ROSENTHAL, CRESPO, WEPRIN, RODRIGUEZ,  QUART,  KIM,
  PICHARDO,  WALKER, BARRON, SEAWRIGHT, JOYNER, BLAKE, JAFFEE, ABINANTI,
  D'URSO, JEAN-PIERRE, HYNDMAN, NIOU,  TAYLOR,  VANEL,  RIVERA,  ARROYO,
  ZEBROWSKI,  FRONTUS,  CRUZ,  AUBRY,  FERNANDEZ,  DE LA ROSA,  EPSTEIN,
  REYES, RICHARDSON, O'DONNELL, SIMOTAS, SIMON, ROZIC,  HUNTER,  WRIGHT,
  ORTIZ, OTIS, LENTOL, DenDEKKER, BARNWELL, BICHOTTE, GLICK, MAGNARELLI,
  DAVILA,  STECK  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CARROLL -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- reported and referred to the Committee on  Ways  and  Means  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Ways and Means in accordance with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  again
  reported  from  said  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating an office  of
  special investigation within the office of the attorney general

  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  70-b
to read as follows:
  § 70-B. OFFICE OF SPECIAL INVESTIGATION. 1. THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED
WITHIN  THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AN OFFICE OF SPECIAL INVESTI-
GATION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,  THE  OFFICE  OF
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION SHALL INVESTIGATE AND, IF WARRANTED, PROSECUTE ANY
ALLEGED  CRIMINAL  OFFENSE OR OFFENSES COMMITTED BY A PERSON, WHETHER OR
NOT FORMALLY ON DUTY, WHO IS A POLICE OFFICER, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION
THIRTY-FOUR OF SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW,  OR  A  PEACE
OFFICER  AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  2.10  OF  THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW,
PROVIDED THAT SUCH PEACE OFFICER IS EMPLOYED OR CONTRACTED BY AN  EDUCA-

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