Requires transfer of information re notice of arrests/convictions in cities with a population of one million or more.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to notification of arrests and convictions
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL:
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 106-a of the alcoholic beverage control law is renumbered subdivision 3 and a new subdivision 2 is added to read as follows:
2. The authority shall plan and coordinate with the arresting agency that is located in a city with a population of one million or more on a strategic plan to effectuate such transfer of information regarding the notification of arrests and convictions related to an activity or crime that has taken place on a licensed premise.
The authority and the arresting agency shall seek input from the community regarding other relevant information that should be received by the authority from the arresting agency Such plan shall be posted on the agency's website by January first, two thousand fourteen and shall be annually updated thereafter.
Section 2 This act shall take effect immediately.
JUSTIFICATION: There is a gap in the information shared between the State Liquor Authority and policing jurisdictions when it comes to crimes committed at location of SLA license holder.
There is also a gap in the information gathered and solicited that is important to help the SLA and police monitor the illegal activity of and at premises of licensee.
This legislation allows for both community input into relevant data that should be transmitted and shared with the SLA and allows for the policing jurisdiction to share its policing data with SLA on related matter.
Both these additional information sharing components of this legislation will improve compliance by and regulation of the SLA licensee.
PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT: None
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5752 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE June 12, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern- ment Operations AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to notification of arrests and convictions THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 106-a of the alcoholic beverage control law is renumbered subdivision 3 and a new subdivision 2 is added to read as follow: 2. THE AUTHORITY SHALL PLAN AND COORDINATE WITH THE ARRESTING AGENCY THAT IS LOCATED IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE ON A STRATEGIC PLAN TO EFFECTUATE SUCH TRANSFER OF INFORMATION REGARDING THE NOTIFICATION OF ARRESTS AND CONVICTIONS RELATED TO AN ACTIVITY OR CRIME THAT HAS TAKEN PLACE ON A LICENSED PREMISES. THE AUTHORITY AND THE ARRESTING AGENCY SHALL SEEK INPUT FROM THE COMMUNITY REGARDING OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION THAT SHOULD BE RECEIVED BY THE AUTHORITY FROM THE ARRESTING AGENCY. SUCH PLAN SHALL BE POSTED ON THE AGENCY'S WEBSITE BY JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN AND SHALL BE ANNUALLY UPDATED THER- EAFTER. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11312-01-3