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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to codes|
|Mar 04, 2019||referred to codes|
senate Bill S4213
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4213 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4213 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4213 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil rights law, in relation to personnel records of certain law enforcement officers and other public employees PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would amend Civil Rights Law section 50-a to provide for the disclosure, in certain circumstances, of certain disciplinary records of police, fire, correction and probation officers. The amendment would provide that, for an "administrative disciplinary process," certain records used in or created because of that process, defined as "public disciplinary records," would be freely disclosable following the conclu- sion of the process, unless law prohibits such disclosure. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Sections 50-a of the civil rights law by chapter 516 of the laws of 2014 to read all personnel records of police officers,
S4213 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4213 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 4, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to personnel records of certain law enforcement officers and other public employees THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 50-a of the civil rights law, as amended by chapter 778 of the laws of 1981, the section heading as amended by chapter 757 of the laws of 1986 and subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 516 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: § 50-a. Personnel records of police officers, firefighters and correction officers. 1. [All] EXCEPT AS PROVIDED FOR IN SUBDIVISIONS FIVE AND SIX OF THIS SECTION, ALL personnel records used to evaluate performance toward continued employment or promotion, under the control of any police agency or department of the state or any political subdi- vision thereof including authorities or agencies maintaining police forces of individuals defined as police officers in section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law and such personnel records under the control of a sheriff's department or a department of correction of individuals employed as correction officers and such personnel records under the control of a paid fire department or force of individuals employed as firefighters or firefighter/paramedics and such personnel records under the control of the department of corrections and community supervision for individuals defined as peace officers pursuant to subdivisions twen- ty-three and twenty-three-a of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law and such personnel records under the control of a probation depart- ment for individuals defined as peace officers pursuant to subdivision twenty-four of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law shall be considered confidential and not subject to inspection or review without the express written consent of such police officer, firefighter, firefighter/paramedic, correction officer or peace officer within the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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