assembly Bill A2658

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting certain statements relating to sexual abuse or misconduct from disclosure under FOIL

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A2658 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2840
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7679, S6420
2021-2022: A3673, S708

A2658 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts statements of victims and witnesses relating to sexual abuse or misconduct from disclosure under FOIL provisions.

A2658 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2658

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LAVINE, COLTON, WILLIAMS, COOK, D'URSO, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT, ORTIZ,  BLAKE,  GALEF,  MORINELLO,  RAIA,  GIGLIO,  MONTESANO,
  DiPIETRO, RA, LAWRENCE, JAFFEE, DICKENS, PEOPLES-STOKES -- Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  --  M.  of  A. BRAUNSTEIN, HEVESI, HYNDMAN -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the  public  officers  law,  in  relation  to  exempting
  certain statements relating to sexual abuse or misconduct from disclo-
  sure

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 2 of section 87 of the  public
officers law, as added by chapter 933 of the laws of 1977, is amended to
read as follows:
  (e) are compiled for law enforcement purposes and which, if disclosed,
would:
  i.   interfere   with   law  enforcement  investigations  or  judicial
proceedings;
  ii. deprive a person of a right to a fair trial or  impartial  adjudi-
cation;
  iii.  identify a confidential source or disclose confidential informa-
tion relating to a criminal investigation; [or]
  iv. reveal criminal investigative  techniques  or  procedures,  except
routine techniques and procedures; OR
  V. REVEAL ANY STATEMENT MADE BY A WITNESS OR VICTIM RELATING TO SEXUAL
ABUSE OR MISCONDUCT;
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04606-01-9