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File #: Int 0151-2004    Version: * Name: NYPD to submit certain information regarding the number of search warrants applied for and executed.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 2/4/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department of the city of New York to submit information to the City Council regarding search warrants.
Sponsors: Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Gale A. Brewer, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Melinda R. Katz, Margarita Lopez, Hiram Monserrate, Michael C. Nelson, Christine C. Quinn, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., James Sanders, Jr., Larry B. Seabrook, Kendall Stewart, Eva S. Moskowitz, Alan J. Gerson, Letitia James, Miguel Martinez, Philip Reed
Council Member Sponsors: 19
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2005*Peter F. Vallone, Jr. City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/5/2004*Peter F. Vallone, Jr. Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/5/2004*Peter F. Vallone, Jr. Committee on Public Safety Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/2004*Peter F. Vallone, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/2004*Peter F. Vallone, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 151

 

By Council Members Vallone Jr., Brewer, Comrie, Fidler, Gentile, Katz, Lopez, Monserrate, Nelson, Quinn, Recchia Jr., Sanders Jr., Seabrook, Stewart, Moskowitz, Gerson, James, Martinez and Reed

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department of the city of New York to submit information to the City Council regarding search warrants.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Subdivision a of section 14-150 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding new paragraphs 8 and 9 to read as follows:

§ 14-150.  Police Department Reporting Requirements.

a. The New York City Police Department shall submit to the city council on a quarterly basis the following materials, data and reports:

 

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8. A report of the total number of search warrants applied for and executed by the department as a whole and by each patrol precinct and each operational bureau performing an enforcement function within the police department. Such report must indicate the number of search warrants executed in which persons or property intended to be seized were seized by police during a search; the number of search warrants in which  persons or property intended to be seized were not found at the location where the warrant was executed; the number of searches executed at an address that is not the address listed on the search warrant; the number of search warrants executed as “no-knock” searches; the number of search warrants executed in which a distraction or diversion device was used; the number of search warrants executed using information provided by a confidential informant; and the number of search warrant applications denied by a judge.

9. A report stating the total number of confidential informants maintained within the police department’s records and the number decertified by the department as unreliable.

§3. This local law shall take effect sixty days after its enactment.