Senate Bill S4411A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of unmarked police vehicles, concealed identity police vehicles and undercover police officers for routine traffic enforcement

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    • In Committee Senate
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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
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Bill Amendments

2023-S4411 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §236, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S4075
2021-2022: S839

2023-S4411 - Summary

Prohibits the use of unmarked police vehicles, concealed identity police vehicles, including police vehicles which use ghost graphics, and undercover police officers for routine traffic enforcement.

2023-S4411 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4411 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4411
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. FERNANDEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting the use of
   unmarked  police  vehicles,  concealed  identify  police  vehicles and
   undercover police officers for routine traffic enforcement

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 236 to
 read as follows:
   §  236.  PROHIBITION  OF  ROUTINE  USE  OF  UNMARKED  POLICE VEHICLES.
 UNMARKED POLICE VEHICLES, CONCEALED IDENTITY POLICE VEHICLES, AND UNDER-
 COVER POLICE OFFICERS SHALL NOT BE USED BY  THE  STATE  POLICE  FOR  THE
 ROUTINE  STOPPING  OR APPREHENSION OF MOTORISTS FOR OFFENSES RELATING TO
 THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08832-01-3



              

2023-S4411A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §236, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S4075
2021-2022: S839

2023-S4411A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of unmarked police vehicles, concealed identity police vehicles, including police vehicles which use ghost graphics, and undercover police officers for routine traffic enforcement.

2023-S4411A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4411--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. FERNANDEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed  to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recommitted to
   the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec.  8  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting the use of
   unmarked police  vehicles,  concealed  identify  police  vehicles  and
   undercover police officers for routine traffic enforcement
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 236 to
 read as follows:
   § 236. PROHIBITION OF ROUTINE USE OF UNMARKED  POLICE  VEHICLES.    1.
 UNMARKED  POLICE VEHICLES, CONCEALED IDENTITY POLICE VEHICLES, INCLUDING
 BUT NOT LIMITED TO POLICE VEHICLES WHICH USE GHOST GRAPHICS, AND  UNDER-
 COVER  POLICE  OFFICERS  SHALL  NOT  BE USED BY THE STATE POLICE FOR THE
 ROUTINE STOPPING OR APPREHENSION OF MOTORISTS FOR OFFENSES  RELATING  TO
 THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
   2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "GHOST GRAPHICS" MEANS LOW-VISIBILITY
 VINYL WRAPS OR DECALS DESIGNED TO BLEND INTO A VEHICLE'S ORIGINAL DESIGN
 AND PAINT SCHEME.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08832-02-4



              

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