assembly Bill A3673

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting certain statements relating to sexual abuse or misconduct from disclosure under FOIL

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Jan 28, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A3673 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S708
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7679, S6420
2019-2020: A2658, S2840

A3673 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts statements of victims and witnesses relating to sexual abuse or misconduct from disclosure under FOIL provisions.

A3673 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3673
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LAVINE,  COLTON, COOK, ENGLEBRIGHT, GRIFFIN,
   WILLIAMS, GALEF, J. M. GIGLIO, MONTESANO, DICKENS  --  Multi-Sponsored
   by  -- M. of A.  BRAUNSTEIN, HEVESI, HYNDMAN -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the  public  officers  law,  in  relation  to  exempting
   certain statements relating to sexual abuse or misconduct from disclo-
   sure
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 2 of section 87 of the  public
 officers law, as added by chapter 933 of the laws of 1977, is amended to
 read as follows:
   (e) are compiled for law enforcement purposes and which, if disclosed,
 would:
   i.   interfere   with   law  enforcement  investigations  or  judicial
 proceedings;
   ii. deprive a person of a right to a fair trial or  impartial  adjudi-
 cation;
   iii.  identify a confidential source or disclose confidential informa-
 tion relating to a criminal investigation; [or]
   iv. reveal criminal investigative  techniques  or  procedures,  except
 routine techniques and procedures; OR
   V. REVEAL ANY STATEMENT MADE BY A WITNESS OR VICTIM RELATING TO SEXUAL
 ABUSE OR MISCONDUCT;
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00575-01-1