|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|
senate Bill S2912
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2912 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2912 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2912 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to establishing mandatory continuing law enforcement education for peace officers PURPOSE: To require peace officers to take continuing education courses. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 provides that peace officer shall complete bi-annual mandatory continuing education course. The training shall be in de-escalation techniques, implicit biases and mental health training. No employer shall allow any peace officer it employers to carry or use a weapon if such officer did not complete the continuing education course.
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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