senate Bill S3806A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires that all police officers and peace officers involved in the execution of a search warrant wear body cameras

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2021 print number 3806a
May 11, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jan 30, 2021 referred to codes

S3806 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1627
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §690.50, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10645

S3806 - Summary

Requires that each police officer and peace officer involved in the execution of a search warrant wear a functioning and unobstructed body camera that shall be active prior to and throughout the execution of the search and during any related action following the execution of the search warrant.

S3806 - Sponsor Memo

S3806 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3806
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- 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 requiring
   that all police officers involved in the execution of a search warrant
   wear body cameras

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 690.50 of the criminal procedure law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
   3-A. A SEARCH WARRANT SHALL NOT BE EXECUTED WITHOUT THE  EXECUTION  OF
 SUCH  WARRANT  BEING  RECORDED  BY  A  FUNCTIONING AND UNOBSTRUCTED BODY
 CAMERA OR OTHER FUNCTIONING AND  UNOBSTRUCTED  VIDEO  RECORDING  DEVICE.
 EACH  POLICE  OFFICER INVOLVED IN THE EXECUTION OF A SEARCH WARRANT MUST
 WEAR A FUNCTIONING AND UNOBSTRUCTED BODY CAMERA  THAT  SHALL  BE  ACTIVE
 PRIOR  TO  AND  THROUGHOUT  THE  EXECUTION  OF THE SEARCH AND DURING ANY
 RELATED ACTION FOLLOWING THE EXECUTION OF THE SEARCH WARRANT, INCLUDING,
 BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE SECURING OF PERSONS OR EVIDENCE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02804-01-1


S3806A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1627
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §690.50, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10645

S3806A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that each police officer and peace officer involved in the execution of a search warrant wear a functioning and unobstructed body camera that shall be active prior to and throughout the execution of the search and during any related action following the execution of the search warrant.

S3806A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3806A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3806--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to requiring all
   police officers and peace officers involved  in  the  execution  of  a
   search warrant or other entry onto a premises to wear body cameras
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 690.50 of the criminal procedure law is amended  by
 adding a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
   3-A.  A  SEARCH WARRANT SHALL NOT BE EXECUTED WITHOUT THE EXECUTION OF
 SUCH WARRANT BEING RECORDED  BY  A  FUNCTIONING  AND  UNOBSTRUCTED  BODY
 CAMERA  OR  OTHER  FUNCTIONING  AND UNOBSTRUCTED VIDEO RECORDING DEVICE.
 EACH POLICE OFFICER INVOLVED IN THE EXECUTION OF A SEARCH  WARRANT  MUST
 WEAR A FUNCTIONING AND UNOBSTRUCTED BODY CAMERA OR OTHER FUNCTIONING AND
 UNOBSTRUCTED  VIDEO  RECORDING  DEVICE THAT SHALL BE ACTIVE PRIOR TO AND
 THROUGHOUT THE EXECUTION OF THE SEARCH AND  DURING  ANY  RELATED  ACTION
 FOLLOWING THE EXECUTION OF THE SEARCH WARRANT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMIT-
 ED TO THE SECURING OF PERSONS OR EVIDENCE.
   §  2. (a) Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contrary,
 prior to a police officer or peace officer entering a property or  prem-
 ises,  regardless  if  such police officer or peace officer has received
 consent to enter such property or premises, or if there are  exigent  or
 emergency  circumstances  or  such  police  officer  or peace officer is
 otherwise authorized to enter such property  or  premises,  such  police
 officer  or  peace officer shall wear and turn on a body camera or other
 functioning and unobstructed video recording device.  Each police  offi-
 cer  or  peace  officer who enters such property or premises must wear a
 functioning and unobstructed body camera or other functioning and  unob-
 structed  video  recording  device  that  shall  be  active prior to and
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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