Bill Text: NY A03606 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended


Bill Title: Relates to policies and procedures regarding hate crimes and establishes a hate crimes training program.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 49-6)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-19 - substituted by s3909a [A03606 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A03606-Amended.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                         3606--A

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                    January 29, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROZIC,  LAVINE, MOSLEY, D. ROSENTHAL, NOLAN,
          WALLACE, FAHY, VANEL, BICHOTTE, BLAKE,  RYAN,  WEPRIN,  PHEFFER AMATO,
          BARNWELL, L. ROSENTHAL, RICHARDSON, SIMON, JOHNS, FITZPATRICK, ABBATE,
          DINOWITZ,  ORTIZ,  DE LA ROSA,  DICKENS,  FERNANDEZ, EPSTEIN, BARRETT,
          GALEF,  DenDEKKER,  COLTON,  D'URSO,  PICHARDO,  REYES,  COOK,  AUBRY,
          SCHMITT,  STERN,  DeSTEFANO,  GIGLIO,  McDONOUGH,  CRUZ, JOYNER, FALL,
          TAYLOR, BRAUNSTEIN, EICHENSTEIN, GOTTFRIED, RAYNOR,  RIVERA,  HYNDMAN,
          SEAWRIGHT,  GRIFFIN,  GLICK  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLE-
          BRIGHT, LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Govern-
          mental  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended, ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  policies  and  proce-
          dures  regarding  hate  crimes and establishing a hate crimes training
          program

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 840 of the executive law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 6 to read as follows:
     3    6. The council shall, in addition:
     4    (a)  Develop, maintain and disseminate, in consultation with the divi-
     5  sion of human rights and the hate crime task force established  pursuant
     6  to  section  two  hundred  sixteen of this chapter, written policies and
     7  procedures regarding the recognition of and response to hate crimes,  as
     8  defined in article four hundred eighty-five of the penal law. Such poli-
     9  cies and procedures shall make provisions for the education and training
    10  of new and veteran police officers on the recognition of and response to
    11  hate crimes; and
    12    (b)  Recommend  to the governor, rules and regulations with respect to
    13  the establishment and implementation on an ongoing basis of  a  training
    14  program  for  all current and new police officers regarding the policies
    15  and procedures established pursuant  to  this  subdivision,  along  with

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01298-02-9

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     1  recommendations  for periodic retraining of police officers. Such recom-
     2  mended rules and recommendations shall also be submitted to  the  tempo-
     3  rary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly.
     4    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
     5  have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
     6  repeal of any rule or regulation necessary  for  the  implementation  of
     7  this  act  on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed
     8  on or before such effective date.
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