assembly Bill A10534

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the office of domestic terrorism

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Jul 06, 2022 referred to governmental operations

A10534 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §709-b, amd §709, Exec L

A10534 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the office of domestic terrorism to monitor, analyze, investigate and combat domestic terrorism, white supremacist and neo-Nazi infiltration of government agencies.

A10534 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10534
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               July 6, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Burke) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  the
   office of 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  709-b
 to read as follows:
   §  709-B. OFFICE OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED
 THE OFFICE OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM TO MONITOR,  ANALYZE,  INVESTIGATE  AND
 COMBAT  DOMESTIC  TERRORISM, WHITE SUPREMACIST AND NEO-NAZI INFILTRATION
 OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. SUCH  OFFICE  SHALL  BE  HEADED  BY  A  DIRECTOR
 APPOINTED PURSUANT TO SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED NINE OF THIS ARTICLE.
   2.  THE  DIRECTOR  SHALL ENSURE THAT THE OFFICE ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS
 SECTION SHALL:
   (A) HAVE AN ADEQUATE NUMBER  OF  EMPLOYEES  TO  PERFORM  THE  REQUIRED
 DUTIES;
   (B)  HAVE  NOT LESS THAN ONE EMPLOYEE DEDICATED TO ENSURING COMPLIANCE
 WITH CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES LAWS AND REGULATIONS; AND
   (C) REQUIRE THAT ALL EMPLOYEES UNDERGO ANNUAL ANTI-BIAS TRAINING.
   3. THE OFFICE SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR  INVESTIGATING  ALL  LEVELS  OF
 GOVERNMENT  EMPLOYEES  FOR  EXTREME  AFFILIATIONS OR BELIEFS THAT MAY BE
 THREATENING OR INCITE VIOLENCE AGAINST  ANOTHER  PERSON  OR  PERSONS  IN
 WHOLE OR IN SUBSTANTIAL PART BECAUSE OF A BELIEF OR PERCEPTION REGARDING
 THE  RACE,  COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, GENDER, GENDER IDENTITY OR
 EXPRESSION, RELIGION, RELIGIOUS  PRACTICE,  AGE,  DISABILITY  OR  SEXUAL
 ORIENTATION  OF  SUCH  PERSON OR PERSONS, OR DAMAGE TO PRIVATE OR PUBLIC
 PROPERTY ASSOCIATED IN WHOLE OR IN SUBSTANTIAL PART WITH SUCH BELIEFS OR
 PERCEPTIONS.
   4. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION, OR ANY AMENDMENT MADE BY THIS SECTION, MAY
 BE CONSTRUED TO AUTHORIZE THE INFRINGEMENT OR  VIOLATION  OF  ANY  RIGHT
 PROTECTED  UNDER  THE  FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED
 STATES OR AN APPLICABLE PROVISION OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15937-01-2