|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to local government|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 19, 2019||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1747
|Jun 16, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6568
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
S6568 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6568 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6568 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act directing the division of criminal justice services to study the state of the police department in the village of Hempstead and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira- tion thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To study the state of the police department in the Village of Hempstead. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one establishes the legislative findings. Section two directs the Division of Criminal Justice Services to study the state of the police department of the Village of Hempstead. Section three directs the Division of Criminal Justice Services to conduct at least one hearing in the Village of Hempstead.
S6568 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 6568 A. 8408 2019-2020 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y June 16, 2019 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. RAYNOR -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT directing the division of criminal justice services to study the state of the police department in the village of Hempstead and provid- ing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative findings. It is of the utmost importance that the various police departments of this state engage in modern, effective policing to ensure the safety of our communities. Police departments must be free of corruption and engaging in best practices in order to carry out their vital charge. After a recent spate of charges of corruption among the leadership of the police department of the village of Hempstead, Nassau County, and after a recent conviction thereof, the legislature finds that it is in the interests of the state to ensure that the police department of this village is properly ensuring public safety. § 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the division of crim- inal justice services shall, within thirty days of the effective date of this act, undertake a study in consultation with the comptroller of the state of New York, regarding the policies, practices and finances of the police department of the village of Hempstead, Nassau County, and regarding the state of public safety in the village of Hempstead. The police department shall provide, and the division of criminal justice services and the comptroller shall review, any and all documents, including but not limited to records, financial statements and written policies regarding policing and the state of the police department in the village of Hempstead. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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