Bill S7347A-2011

Relates to limiting service by police officers in an undercover assignment or capacity

Limits required service by police officers in an undercover assignment or capacity to no more than thirty-six months.

Details

Actions

  • Jun 21, 2012: COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Jun 12, 2012: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Jun 11, 2012: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Jun 6, 2012: 1ST REPORT CAL.1131
  • May 10, 2012: PRINT NUMBER 7347A
  • May 10, 2012: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • May 2, 2012: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Meetings

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Local Government - Jun 6, 2012
Ayes (7): Martins, Ball, Little, McDonald, Stewart-Cousins, Oppenheimer, Klein
Ayes W/R (1): Ritchie

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7347A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to service by police officers in an undercover capacity

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To amend the general municipal law and administrative code regarding undercover police service.

JUSTIFICATION: Undercover service is one of the more difficult assignments for police officers. As such, after serving 36 months in this assignment, the continuation should be optional.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: None.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7347--A IN SENATE May 2, 2012 ___________
Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the general municipal law and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to service by police officers in an undercover capacity THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general municipal law is amended by adding a new section 208-h to read as follows: S 208-H. SERVICE IN AN UNDERCOVER CAPACITY; LIMITATION. NOTWITHSTAND- ING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW OR ANY RULE OR REGULATION OF ANY POLICE DEPARTMENT OR COMMISSIONER OR HEAD THEREOF, A MEMBER OF A POLICE FORCE, INCLUDING POLICE DETECTIVES, SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO SERVE IN AN UNDERCOVER ASSIGNMENT OR CAPACITY FOR A PERIOD OF TIME WHICH EXCEEDS THIRTY-SIX MONTHS. SUCH TIME LIMIT SHALL BE THE AGGREGATE OF ALL SERVICE UNDER ANY TITLE, POSITION OR APPOINTMENT. S 2. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-117.1 to read as follows: S 14-117.1 SERVICE IN AN UNDERCOVER CAPACITY; LIMITATION. NOTWITH- STANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OR THE COMMISSIONER, A MEMBER OF THE POLICE FORCE, INCLUDING POLICE DETECTIVES, SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO SERVE IN AN UNDERCOVER ASSIGNMENT OR CAPACITY FOR A PERIOD OF TIME WHICH EXCEEDS THIRTY-SIX MONTHS. SUCH TIME LIMIT SHALL BE THE AGGREGATE OF ALL SERVICE UNDER ANY TITLE, POSITION OR APPOINTMENT. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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