assembly Bill A8674A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of body-worn cameras by New York state police officers

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Current Bill Status Via S8493 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jun 16, 2020 signed chap.105
delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.64
substituted for a8674a
Jun 09, 2020 substituted by s8493
Jun 08, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.64
rules report cal.64
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to codes
Jun 06, 2020 print number 8674a
Jun 06, 2020 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
Oct 23, 2019 referred to governmental operations

Votes

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Jun 8, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S8493
23
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committee
23
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0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 28, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8493
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committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
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0
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0
Excused
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A8674 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8493
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §234, Exec L

A8674 - Summary

Relates to the use of body-worn cameras by New York state police officers; establishes the New York state police body-worn cameras program; requires the division of state police to provide body-worn cameras to be worn by all officers.

A8674 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8674

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WALKER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to the use of body-worn
  cameras by New York state police officers

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York state police body-worn cameras program".
  § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 234 to  read
as follows:
  §  234.  NEW YORK STATE POLICE BODY-WORN CAMERAS PROGRAM. 1.  THERE IS
HEREBY CREATED WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE  POLICE  A  NEW  YORK  STATE
POLICE  BODY-WORN  CAMERAS  PROGRAM.  THE  PURPOSE  OF THE PROGRAM IS TO
INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY AND EVIDENCE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND  THE  RESI-
DENTS  OF  THE  STATE BY PROVIDING BODY-WORN CAMERAS TO ALL STATE POLICE
OFFICERS WHILE ON  PATROL,  INCLUDING  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE  UNIVERSITY
POLICE.
  2. THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE SHALL PROVIDE BODY-WORN CAMERAS, TO BE
WORN  BY  OFFICERS  AT  ALL TIMES, WHILE ON PATROL.   SUCH CAMERAS SHALL
RECORD:
  (A) IMMEDIATELY BEFORE AN OFFICER EXITS A PATROL VEHICLE  TO  INTERACT
WITH  A  PERSON OR SITUATION, EVEN IF THERE IS A DASH CAMERA INSIDE SUCH
VEHICLE WHICH MIGHT ALSO BE RECORDING THE INTERACTION;
  (B) ALL USES OF FORCE, INCLUDING ANY PHYSICAL AGGRESSION AND USE OF  A
NON-LETHAL OR LETHAL WEAPON;
  (C) ALL ARRESTS AND SUMMONSES;
  (D) ALL INTERACTIONS WITH PEOPLE SUSPECTED OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY;
  (E) ALL SEARCHES OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY;
  (F) ANY CALL TO A CRIME IN PROGRESS;
  (G) INVESTIGATIVE ACTIONS WHERE THERE ARE INTERACTIONS WITH MEMBERS OF
THE PUBLIC;

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

Co-Sponsors

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A8674A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8493
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §234, Exec L

A8674A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the use of body-worn cameras by New York state police officers; establishes the New York state police body-worn cameras program; requires the division of state police to provide body-worn cameras to be worn by all officers.

A8674A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8674--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. WALKER, RICHARDSON, RODRIGUEZ, BLAKE, MOSLEY --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations  --
  recommitted  to the Committee on Governmental Operations 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 the use of body-worn
  cameras by New York state police officers

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York state police body-worn cameras program".
  § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 234 to  read
as follows:
  §  234.  NEW YORK STATE POLICE BODY-WORN CAMERAS PROGRAM. 1.  THERE IS
HEREBY CREATED WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE  POLICE  A  NEW  YORK  STATE
POLICE  BODY-WORN  CAMERAS  PROGRAM.  THE  PURPOSE  OF THE PROGRAM IS TO
INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY AND EVIDENCE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND  THE  RESI-
DENTS  OF  THE  STATE BY PROVIDING BODY-WORN CAMERAS TO ALL STATE POLICE
OFFICERS WHILE ON PATROL.
  2. THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE SHALL PROVIDE BODY-WORN CAMERAS, TO BE
WORN BY OFFICERS AT ALL TIMES, WHILE ON  PATROL.    SUCH  CAMERAS  SHALL
RECORD:
  (A)  IMMEDIATELY  BEFORE AN OFFICER EXITS A PATROL VEHICLE TO INTERACT
WITH A PERSON OR SITUATION, EVEN IF THERE IS A DASH CAMERA  INSIDE  SUCH
VEHICLE WHICH MIGHT ALSO BE RECORDING THE INTERACTION;
  (B)  ALL USES OF FORCE, INCLUDING ANY PHYSICAL AGGRESSION AND USE OF A
NON-LETHAL OR LETHAL WEAPON;
  (C) ALL ARRESTS AND SUMMONSES;
  (D) ALL INTERACTIONS WITH PEOPLE SUSPECTED OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY;
  (E) ALL SEARCHES OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY;
  (F) ANY CALL TO A CRIME IN PROGRESS;

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