senate Bill S2912

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing mandatory continuing law enforcement education for peace officers

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 23, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 22, 2021 1st report cal.388
Jan 26, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

S2912
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Feb 22, 2021

aye wr (2)

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S2912 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4286
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2.30, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8626, A10717

S2912 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing mandatory continuing law enforcement education for peace officers; requires peace officers to biannually complete a minimum of 32 credit hours of training including de-escalation techniques, implicit biases and mental health training.

S2912 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2912 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2912
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to  establishing
   mandatory continuing law enforcement education for peace officers
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 2.30 of the criminal procedure law  is  amended  by
 adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
   7.  EVERY  PEACE OFFICER IN THE STATE SHALL, BI-ANNUALLY, SUCCESSFULLY
 COMPLETE, AT A MINIMUM, THIRTY-TWO CREDIT HOURS OF TRAINING DESIGNED  TO
 ENABLE  SUCH  PEACE OFFICERS TO MORE EFFECTIVELY CARRY OUT THEIR DUTIES.
 SUCH TRAINING SHALL COVER DE-ESCALATION TECHNIQUES, IMPLICIT BIASES  AND
 MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING. SUCH TRAINING SHALL BE PRESCRIBED BY THE MUNICI-
 PAL  POLICE  TRAINING  COUNCIL.  TRAINING RECEIVED BY A PEACE OFFICER IN
 EXCESS OF THIRTY-TWO HOURS IN ANY ONE YEAR MAY BE CARRIED  OVER  BY  THE
 MEMBER  INTO  SUCCEEDING  YEARS IN ORDER TO MEET THE REQUIREMENT OF THIS
 SUBDIVISION. TRAINING MAY BE PROVIDED IN A VARIETY OF FORMATS, INCLUDING
 BUT NOT LIMITED TO,  ELECTRONIC  MEDIA,  VIDEO,  DISTANCE  LEARNING  AND
 TRADITIONAL  CLASSROOM TRAINING. NO EMPLOYER SHALL ALLOW ANY PEACE OFFI-
 CER IT EMPLOYS TO CARRY OR USE A WEAPON DURING ANY PHASE  OF  THE  OFFI-
 CER'S  OFFICIAL  DUTIES, UNLESS THE OFFICER HAS SATISFACTORILY COMPLETED
 THE REQUIRED HOURS OF THIS SUBDIVISION. A PEACE  OFFICER  WHO  FAILS  TO
 SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE TRAINING UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT EXERCISE
 THE POWERS ENUMERATED UNDER SECTION 2.20 OF THIS ARTICLE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07241-01-1


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