senate Bill S4462

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the division of criminal justice services to promulgate safety standards and training requirements for the protection of law enforcement against biological hazards posed by certain persons in custody

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Actions

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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

Votes

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Mar 8, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

S4462
7
4
committee
7
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Mar 8, 2021

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S4462 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4566
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §837, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
A1492

S4462 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the division of criminal justice services to promulgate safety standards and training requirements for the protection of law enforcement staff against biological hazards posed by spitting of persons in custody.

S4462 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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