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File #: Int 0767-2015    Version: Name: Publication of the dept of correction's policies on the use of force.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 4/28/2015
Enactment date: 10/7/2015 Law number: 2015/089
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the publication of the department of correction's policies on the use of force.
Sponsors: Daniel R. Garodnick, Daniel Dromm , Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Margaret S. Chin, Costa G. Constantinides, Corey D. Johnson, Brad S. Lander, Mark Levine, Helen K. Rosenthal, Rosie Mendez, Fernando Cabrera , Carlos Menchaca, Jumaane D. Williams, Inez D. Barron, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 15
Summary: This bill requires the Department of Correction to publish their rules and regulations/directives regarding the use of force by Correction staff on inmates, including describing in what circumstances the use of force, or the use of certain equipment, is warranted.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 767, 2. Int. No. 767 - 4/28/15, 3. April 28, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 5/6/15, 5. Hearing Testimony 5/6/15, 6. Hearing Transcript 5/6/15, 7. Committee Report 9/16/15, 8. Hearing Testimony 9/16/15, 9. Hearing Transcript 9/16/15, 10. September 17, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Hearing Transcript of the Stated Meeting - September 17, 2015, 12. Fiscal Impact Statement, 13. Int. No. 767-A - 10/7/15, 14. Mayor's Letter, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 17, 2015, 16. Local Law 89
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10/7/2015ADaniel R. Garodnick City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/2015ADaniel R. Garodnick Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/7/2015ADaniel R. Garodnick Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/2015ADaniel R. Garodnick City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/2015ADaniel R. Garodnick City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/16/2015*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/16/2015*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/16/2015*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/16/2015ADaniel R. Garodnick Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/6/2015*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/6/2015*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/28/2015*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/28/2015*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 767-A

 

By Council Members Garodnick, Dromm, Ferreras-Copeland, Chin, Constantinides, Johnson, Lander, Levine, Rosenthal, Mendez, Cabrera, Menchaca, Williams, Barron and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the publication of the department of correction's policies on the use of force.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Chapter 1 of title 9 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 9-138 to read as follows:  

 

                           § 9-138 Use of force directive. The commissioner shall post on the department's website the directive stating the department's current policies regarding the use of force by departmental staff on inmates, including but not limited to the circumstances in which any use of force is justified, the circumstances in which various levels of force or various uses of equipment are justified, and the procedures staff must follow prior to using force. The commissioner may redact such directive as necessary to preserve safety and security in the facilities under the department’s control.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

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8/5/15, 9:04 P.M.