Int. No. 982-A
By The Speaker (Council Member Quinn) and Council Members Mark-Viverito, Dromm, Brewer, Chin, Comrie, Eugene, Ferreras, Jackson, James, Lander, Mendez, Palma, Reyna, Williams, Wills, Lappin, Rodriguez, Arroyo, Gonzalez, Levin, Barron, Gennaro, King and Mealy
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to persons not to be detained by the police department.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-154 to read as follows:
§14-154. Persons not to be detained. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
1. “Civil immigration detainer” shall mean a detainer issued pursuant to 8 C.F.R. 287.7.
2. “Convicted of a covered crime” shall mean a final judgment of guilt entered on a covered crime, including a conditional discharge pursuant t...Click here for full text