|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 10, 2021||committed to rules|
|Mar 10, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 09, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 08, 2021||1st report cal.516|
|Feb 05, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S4462
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4462 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4462 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4462 SPONSOR: BENJAMIN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to directing the division of criminal justice services to promulgate safety standards and training requirements for the protection of law enforcement staff against the biological hazards posed by certain persons in custody PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prevent unnecessary injury or death in the use of spit hoods. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds a new subdivision 23 to section 837 of the executive law to require the division of criminal justice services to promulgate rules and regulations for safety standards for protection of law enforcement against the hazards of spit-borne pathogens, and prohibits the purchase and use of spit hoods or masks.
S4462 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4462 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 5, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BENJAMIN, BROUK -- 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 directing the division of criminal justice services to promulgate safety standards and train- ing requirements for the protection of law enforcement staff against the biological hazards posed by certain persons in custody THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 837 of the executive law is amended by adding a new subdivision 23 to read as follows: 23. PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR SAFETY STANDARDS FOR THE PROTECTION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT STAFF AGAINST THE BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS POSED BY SPITTING OF PERSONS IN CUSTODY. SUCH REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS MAY INCLUDE THE PURCHASE OF SAFETY EQUIPMENT, BUT SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE PURCHASE OR USE OF A SPIT HOOD, SPIT MASK, SPIT COVERING, SPIT CAP, OR ANY DEVICE THAT COMPLETELY COVERS THE FACE OF THE INDIVIDUAL UNDER CONTROL OR UNDER AN ATTEMPT TO CONTROL. SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO THE USE OF ANY SUCH PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05849-03-1
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