|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 26, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S5248
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5248 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5248 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5248 SPONSOR: BRISPORT TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the disclosure of disciplinary charges against a police officer or peace officer SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill requires police department chiefs, county sheriffs, and the superintendent of state police to regularly report to the Division Of Criminal Justice Services instances in which a police or peace officer is brought up for potential disciplinary action The bill expands the type of information that must be publicly reported by the Division of Criminal Justice Services to include: - a list of disciplinary charges brought - the factual bases for those charges - the results of those charges - whether the charges were substantiated
S5248 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5248 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 26, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BRISPORT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the disclosure of disciplinary charges against a police officer or peace officer THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 and subdivision 2 of section 837-t of the executive law, as added by section 1 of part RR of chapter 55 of the laws of 2019, are amended and a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows: The chief of every police department, each county sheriff, and the superintendent of state police shall report to the division, in a form [and], manner AND REGULARITY as defined in regulations by the division, any instance or occurrence in which a police officer, as defined in subdivision thirty-four of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law, or a peace officer, as defined in section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law, IS BROUGHT UP FOR POTENTIAL DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR, employs the use of force as follows: 2. [On an annual basis] FOR EACH CALENDAR YEAR, the commissioner shall conspicuously publish on the department's website a comprehensive report including the DISCIPLINARY INFORMATION AND use of force information received under subdivision one of this section during the preceding year. Such reports shall [not] identify the names of the individuals involved, [but] AND for each event reported, shall list the date of the event, the location [disaggregated by county] and law enforcement agen- cies involved, the town or city, and any additional relevant location information, a description of the circumstances of the event, [and] the race, sex, ethnicity, age, or, if unknown, approximate age of all persons engaging in [the] ANY use of force or suffering [such] injury, A LIST OF ANY DISCIPLINARY CHARGES BROUGHT, THE FACTUAL BASES FOR THOSE CHARGES, AND THE RESULTS OF THOSE CHARGES AND WHETHER THEY WERE SUBSTAN- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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