|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 22, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8619
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8619 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Rules
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §214-g, Exec L; add §208-i, Gen Muni L; add §155-a, Town L
S8619 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8619 SPONSOR: TEDISCO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, the general municipal law and the town law, in relation to requiring police officers to attend annual diversity training seminars PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To require police officers to attend annual diversity training seminars SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: § 1.This act shall be known and may be cited as the "law enforcement diversity and conflict mitigation training act". § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 214-g to read as follows: § 214-g. Mandatory diversity training. 1. The superintendent shall, for all members of the state police:
S8619 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8619 I N S E N A T E June 22, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sens. TEDISCO, JORDAN, BORRELLO, LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the executive law, the general municipal law and the town law, in relation to requiring police officers to attend annual diversity training seminars THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "law enforcement diversity and conflict mitigation training act". § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 214-g to read as follows: § 214-G. MANDATORY DIVERSITY TRAINING. 1. THE SUPERINTENDENT SHALL, FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE STATE POLICE: (A) DEVELOP, MAINTAIN AND DISSEMINATE WRITTEN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES REQUIRING ALL STATE POLICE OFFICERS AND SUPERVISORS TO ATTEND ANNUAL DIVERSITY SEMINARS PROVIDING TRAINING IN THE AREAS OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION, INCLUDING TRAINING PERTAINING TO APPROPRIATE SENSITIVITY TO ISSUES OF RACE, ETHNICITY, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RELIGION, AGE AND DISABILITY; (B) ESTABLISH, AND IMPLEMENT ON AN ONGOING BASIS, A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ALL CURRENT AND NEW STATE POLICE OFFICER EMPLOYEES REGARDING THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION; AND (C) PROVIDE INFORMATION PERTAINING TO SUCH POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO MUNICIPAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS FOR IMPLEMENTATION BY SUCH AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS, TOGETHER WITH CONTACT INFORMATION FOR ENTITIES OR INDIVIDUALS CONDUCTING SUCH TRAINING AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDI- VISION TWO OF THIS SECTION. 2. THE SUPERINTENDENT SHALL CONTRACT WITH NON-POLICE PROFESSIONALS WITH EXPERTISE IN THE AREAS OF IMPLICIT BIAS, ANGER MANAGEMENT, AND DIVERSITY TRAINING TO CONDUCT THE DIVERSITY SEMINARS AS DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION. THE SEMINARS SHALL BE ATTENDED BY AT LEAST ONE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL WHO WILL ACCENTUATE THE IMPORTANCE OF EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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