Bill Text: NY A08497 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires that certain New York state police vehicles be equipped with a dashboard camera.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-08-07 - referred to governmental operations [A08497 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A08497-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                     August 7, 2019

        Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Governmental Operations

        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring that certain
          New York state police vehicles be equipped with a dashboard camera

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

     1    Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  212-a
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 212-a. Mandatory equipment. Each motor vehicle operated by the state
     4  police  in  connection  with  the  patrol  of  the state's roadways, the
     5  prevention and investigation of  crimes,  or  the  preparation  for  and
     6  response to emergencies and disasters shall be equipped with a dashboard
     7  camera.
     8    §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
     9  ing the date upon which it shall have become a law. Effective immediate-
    10  ly the addition, amendment and/or  repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
    11  necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
    12  authorized to be made and completed on or before such date.

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