senate Bill S5248

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the disclosure of disciplinary charges against a police officer or peace officer

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Feb 26, 2021 referred to codes

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S5248 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4563
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §837-t, Exec L

S5248 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the disclosure of disciplinary charges against a police officer or peace officer.

S5248 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5248 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5248
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BRISPORT -- 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  the  disclosure  of
   disciplinary charges against a police officer or peace officer
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 and subdivision 2 of
 section 837-t of the executive law, as added by section 1 of part RR  of
 chapter  55  of the laws of 2019, are amended and a new subdivision 3 is
 added to read as follows:
   The chief of every police department, each  county  sheriff,  and  the
 superintendent  of  state police shall report to the division, in a form
 [and], manner AND REGULARITY as defined in regulations by the  division,
 any  instance  or  occurrence  in  which a police officer, as defined in
 subdivision thirty-four of section 1.20 of the criminal  procedure  law,
 or a peace officer, as defined in section 2.10 of the criminal procedure
 law, IS BROUGHT UP FOR POTENTIAL DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR, employs the use
 of force as follows:
   2. [On an annual basis] FOR EACH CALENDAR YEAR, the commissioner shall
 conspicuously publish on the department's website a comprehensive report
 including  the  DISCIPLINARY  INFORMATION  AND  use of force information
 received under subdivision one of  this  section  during  the  preceding
 year.  Such  reports  shall  [not] identify the names of the individuals
 involved, [but] AND for each event reported, shall list the date of  the
 event,  the location [disaggregated by county] and law enforcement agen-
 cies involved, the town or city, and any  additional  relevant  location
 information,  a description of the circumstances of the event, [and] the
 race, sex, ethnicity, age,  or,  if  unknown,  approximate  age  of  all
 persons engaging in [the] ANY use of force or suffering [such] injury, A
 LIST  OF  ANY  DISCIPLINARY CHARGES BROUGHT, THE FACTUAL BASES FOR THOSE
 CHARGES, AND THE RESULTS OF THOSE CHARGES AND WHETHER THEY WERE SUBSTAN-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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