senate Bill S2840

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 29, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

S2840 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2658
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6420, A7679
2021-2022: S708, A3673

S2840 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S2840 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2840 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2840

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment 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

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