assembly Bill A5449A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the use of chemical agents by police officers against minors

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Mar 10, 2021 print number 5449a
Mar 10, 2021 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Feb 16, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A5449 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4002
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §840, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
A2849

A5449 - Summary

Prohibits the use of chemical agents by police officers against minors under the age of eighteen.

A5449 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5449
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. MEEKS, CLARK, LUNSFORD -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting the use of
   chemical agents by police officers against minors
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 4 of section 840 of the execu-
 tive law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 5 to read as follows:
   (5)  THE  MODEL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT USE OF FORCE POLICY AND EVERY USE OF
 FORCE POLICY ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH THREE  OF  THIS  PARA-
 GRAPH  SHALL  PROHIBIT THE USE OF ANY CHEMICAL AGENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
 LIMITED TO, OLEORESIN CAPSICUM, PEPPER SPRAY AND TEAR  GAS  AGAINST  ANY
 MINOR IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09347-02-1


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A5449A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4002
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §840, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
A2849

A5449A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of chemical agents by police officers against minors under the age of eighteen.

A5449A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5449--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. MEEKS, CLARK, LUNSFORD, DE LA ROSA, FERNANDEZ,
   EPSTEIN, ANDERSON, McDONALD, KELLES, TAYLOR, HEVESI, JACKSON, GALLAGH-
   ER, SIMON, MAMDANI, MITAYNES, BARRON, BURDICK, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, HUNTER,
   DICKENS -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Governmental
   Operations -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting the use of
   chemical agents by police officers against minors
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 4 of section 840 of the execu-
 tive law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 5 to read as follows:
   (5) THE MODEL LAW ENFORCEMENT USE OF FORCE POLICY  AND  EVERY  USE  OF
 FORCE  POLICY  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH THREE OF THIS PARA-
 GRAPH SHALL PROHIBIT THE USE OF ANY CHEMICAL AGENT, INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT
 LIMITED  TO,  OLEORESIN  CAPSICUM, PEPPER SPRAY AND TEAR GAS AGAINST ANY
 MINOR UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09347-04-1