senate Bill S7377

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing an interagency task force on hate crimes and domestic terrorism

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Feb 03, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 29, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 28, 2020 1st report cal.318
Jan 22, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations

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Jan 28, 2020 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2020

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S7377 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9669
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §234, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A393

S7377 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing an interagency task force on hate crimes and domestic terrorism; requires an annual report to the governor and leaders of the legislature including data gathered by the task force on the nature, extent, and incidence of hate crimes and domestic terrorism in the state and a summary of any recommendations developed over the year to strengthen state and local prevention efforts and any other information deemed necessary.

S7377 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7377 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7377
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations
   and Government Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing an inter-
   agency task force on hate crimes and domestic terrorism
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 234 to
 read as follows:
   § 234. ESTABLISHMENT OF INTERAGENCY TASK  FORCE  ON  HATE  CRIMES  AND
 DOMESTIC TERRORISM. 1. THERE IS ESTABLISHED AN INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE ON
 HATE CRIMES AND DOMESTIC TERRORISM, WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING
 MEMBERS  OR THEIR DESIGNEES: (A) THE SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE POLICE; (B)
 THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES;  (C)  THE
 COMMISSIONER   OF  THE  DIVISION  OF  HOMELAND  SECURITY  AND  EMERGENCY
 SERVICES; (D) THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF  VICTIM  SERVICES;  (E)  THE
 DIRECTOR  OF  THE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS; (F) ONE MEMBER, WHO SHALL BE
 APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF A GROUP  OR  GROUPS  OF
 PEOPLE  WHO  HAVE  BEEN  TARGETED BY HATE CRIME ACTS OR ACTS OF DOMESTIC
 TERRORISM; (G) ONE MEMBER, WHO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR  AS  A
 REPRESENTATIVE OF A GROUP OR GROUPS WHO ADVOCATE FOR OR OTHERWISE REPRE-
 SENT  COMMUNITIES  WHO  HAVE BEEN TARGETED BY HATE CRIME ACTS OR ACTS OF
 DOMESTIC TERRORISM; (H) ONE MEMBER, WHO SHALL BE APPOINTED ON THE RECOM-
 MENDATION OF THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE; (I) ONE MEMBER,  WHO
 SHALL BE APPOINTED ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;
 (J)  ONE  MEMBER,  WHO  SHALL  BE APPOINTED ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE
 PRESIDENT OF THE NEW YORK STATE DISTRICT ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION; (K)  ONE
 MEMBER, WHO SHALL BE APPOINTED ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF
 THE NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE; AND OTHERS AS MAY BE
 NECESSARY  TO  CARRY  OUT  THE  DUTIES  AND  RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER THIS
 SECTION. THE TASK FORCE WILL BE CO-CHAIRED BY THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  THE
 DIVISION  OF  CRIMINAL  JUSTICE SERVICES AND THE SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE
 POLICE, OR THEIR DESIGNEES. IT SHALL MEET AS OFTEN AS IS NECESSARY,  BUT
 NO  LESS THAN FOUR TIMES PER YEAR, AND UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES AS ARE APPRO-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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