assembly Bill A9734

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing uniform standards for searching for missing persons; expands state databanks to include adults

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Apr 05, 2016 referred to governmental operations

A9734 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3274A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §838-a, amd §§837-f & 837-m, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7404

A9734 - Summary

Enacts "Lamont Dottin's Law"; relates to reporting duties with respect to missing children and adults; establishes uniform standards for searching for missing persons; expands state databanks to approach not only the problem of missing children but missing adults as well (view more) requires police departments to establish a trained missing person specialist.

A9734 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9734

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 5, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARRON -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to reporting duties with
  respect to missing children and adults

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
"Lamont Dottin's law".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a  new  section  838-a  to
read as follows:
  S  838-A.  PLANS  FOR  PROMPT  AND UNIFORM STANDARDS FOR SEARCHING FOR
MISSING PERSONS. 1. IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DIVISION  OF  STATE  POLICE
AND OTHER APPROPRIATE AGENCIES, THE DIVISION SHALL, ON OR BEFORE JANUARY
FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT AND THEREAFTER REGU-
LARLY UPDATE A UNIFORM PLAN FOR SEARCHING FOR MISSING PERSONS. SUCH PLAN
SHALL INVOLVE A PRO-ACTIVE, COORDINATED RESPONSE,  PLANNED  IN  ADVANCE,
THAT  IS  TRIGGERED  IMMEDIATELY  UPON CONFIRMATION BY A POLICE OFFICER,
PEACE OFFICER OR POLICE AGENCY OF A REPORT OF A MISSING PERSON.
  2. SUCH PLANS SHALL, AT THE MINIMUM, REQUIRE THAT:
  (A) THE NAME OF THE MISSING PERSON, A DESCRIPTION OF  THE  PERSON  AND
OTHER  PERTINENT  INFORMATION  BE IMMEDIATELY DISPATCHED OVER THE POLICE
COMMUNICATION SYSTEM TO LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL AGENCIES; AND
  (B) THERE SHALL BE NO PRESUMPTION THAT PERSONS  BETWEEN  THE  AGES  OF
NINETEEN AND SIXTY-FOUR ARE NOT MISSING.
  3.  POLICE  AGENCIES NOT CONNECTED WITH THE BASIC POLICE COMMUNICATION
SYSTEM IN USE IN SUCH JURISDICTION SHALL TRANSMIT  SUCH  INFORMATION  TO
THE NEAREST OR MOST CONVENIENT TELETYPEWRITER POINT, FROM WHICH POINT IT
SHALL BE IMMEDIATELY DISPATCHED, IN CONFORMITY WITH THE ORDERS, RULES OR
REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE SYSTEM.
  4.  NO DISPATCH OR TRANSMISSION OF A REPORT CONCERNING MISSING PERSONS
SHALL BE REQUIRED BY SUCH PLAN IF THE  INVESTIGATING  POLICE  DEPARTMENT
DETERMINES  THAT  THE  RELEASE  OF SUCH INFORMATION WOULD JEOPARDIZE THE
INVESTIGATION OR  THE  SAFETY  OF  THE  PERSON,  OR  OTHERWISE  REQUESTS
FORBEARANCE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

assembly Bill A9742

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires minimum standards for nonpublic schools relating to mild traumatic brain injuries

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Apr 05, 2016 referred to education

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A9742 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6319
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

A9742 - Summary

Requires nonpublic schools to meet the same minimum standards as public schools for mild traumatic brain injuries.

A9742 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9742

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 5, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to minimum standards for
  nonpublic schools relating to mild traumatic brain injuries

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Paragraph b of subdivision 42 of section 305 of the educa-
tion law, as added by chapter 496 of the laws of  2011,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  b.  The rules and regulations established pursuant to this subdivision
shall be deemed to be the minimum standards that must be  complied  with
by  every  public  AND NONPUBLIC school relating to mild traumatic brain
injuries. [Such rules and regulations may also be implemented by nonpub-
lic schools if they so authorize.] Nothing  in  this  subdivision  shall
prohibit  any public school or nonpublic school from adopting and imple-
menting more stringent standards.
  S 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.  Effective  immediately,
the  addition,  amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation neces-
sary for the implementation of  this  act  on  its  effective  date  are
authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11981-01-5