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File #: Int 0132-2014    Version: * Name: Requiring the NYPD to report data regarding animal cruelty complaints.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 3/12/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the New York City Police Department to report data regarding animal cruelty complaints.
Sponsors: Elizabeth S. Crowley, Corey D. Johnson, Margaret S. Chin, Andrew Cohen, Vincent J. Gentile, Vanessa L. Gibson, Peter A. Koo, Mark Levine, Annabel Palma, Donovan J. Richards, Deborah L. Rose, Paul A. Vallone, Rosie Mendez, Karen Koslowitz, Helen K. Rosenthal, Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 16
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Int. No. 132

 

By Council Members Crowley, Johnson, Chin, Cohen, Gentile, Gibson, Koo, Levine, Palma, Richards, Rose, Vallone, Mendez, Koslowitz, Rosenthal and Rodriguez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the New York City Police Department to report data regarding animal cruelty complaints.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-155 to read as follows:

§14-155.  Data regarding animal cruelty complaints.  a. For the purposes of this section, the term “animal cruelty” shall mean any violation of any of the provisions of article twenty-six of the new york state agriculture and markets law or sections 17-197 or 17-330 of the administrative code of the city of New York.

b. The department shall publish on its website on a semi-annual basis the following data regarding animal cruelty complaints: (1) the number of complaints the department receives alleging an act of animal cruelty; (2) the number of investigations that have been initiated by the department; (3) the number of investigations that have been closed; (4) the number of investigations that remain open more than 30 days after the department receives such complaints; (5) the number of summonses issued as a result of investigations into allegations of acts of animal cruelty conducted by the department; and (6) the number of arrests made as a result of investigations into allegations of acts of animal cruelty conducted by the department.  The data required pursuant to this section shall be disaggregated by police precinct.

§2. This local law shall take effect 60 days after its enactment into law.

 

 

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