|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to local government|
|Mar 14, 2019||referred to local government|
senate Bill S4550
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4550 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4550 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4550 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the county law and the executive law, in relation to requiring the attorney general to prosecute New York city police officers charged with a criminal offense in violation of any of the laws of this state PURPOSE: Provides for the State Attorney General to act as a special prosecutor and prosecute crimes and offenses allegedly committed by polices offi- cers employed by a city having a population of one million or more. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the county law to provide for the prosecution by the attorney general of crimes and offenses allegedly committed by police officers employed by a city having a population of one million or more. Section 2: Amends the county law to create a new duty for every district
S4550 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4550 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. PARKER, BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the county law and the executive law, in relation to requiring the attorney general to prosecute New York city police offi- cers charged with a criminal offense in violation of any of the laws of this state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 700 of the county law, as amended by chapter 560 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows: 1. Except as provided in section seven hundred one of this chapter, it shall be the duty of every district attorney to conduct all prosecutions for crimes and offenses, EXCLUDING CRIMES AND OFFENSES ALLEGEDLY COMMIT- TED BY POLICE OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, cognizable by the courts of the county for which he or she shall have been elected or appointed; except when the place of trial of an indictment is changed from one county to another, it shall be the duty of the district attorney of the county where the indictment is found to conduct the trial of the indictment so removed, and it shall be the duty of the district attorney of the county to which such trial is changed to assist in such trial upon the request of the district attor- ney of the county where the indictment was found. He or she shall perform such additional and related duties as may be prescribed by law and directed by the board of supervisors. § 2. Section 700 of the county law is amended by adding a new subdivi- sion 1-a to read as follows: 1-A. IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF EVERY DISTRICT ATTORNEY TO INFORM THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF ANY CRIMES AND OFFENSES ALLEGEDLY COMMITTED BY POLICE OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE FOR FURTHER ACTION BY THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL, PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TEN-A OF SECTION SIXTY-THREE OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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