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File #: Int 0969-2009    Version: * Name: Requiring adolescent development training for correction officers.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Juvenile Justice
On agenda: 4/22/2009
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to requiring adolescent development training for correction officers.
Sponsors: Sara M. Gonzalez, Lewis A. Fidler, Helen D. Foster, Letitia James, Darlene Mealy, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Kendall Stewart, John C. Liu, Alan J. Gerson, Robert Jackson, Maria Baez, Erik Martin Dilan, Melissa Mark-Viverito
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 6/8/09, 2. Hearing Testimony 6/8/09, 3. Hearing Transcript 6/8/09
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12/31/2009*Sara M. Gonzalez City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/2009*Sara M. Gonzalez Committee on Juvenile Justice Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/2009*Sara M. Gonzalez Committee on Juvenile Justice Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/22/2009*Sara M. Gonzalez City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/22/2009*Sara M. Gonzalez City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 969

 

By Council Members Gonzalez, Fidler, Foster, James, Mealy, Recchia Jr., Stewart, Liu, Gerson, Jackson, Baez, Dilan and Mark-Viverito

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to requiring adolescent development training for correction officers. 

 

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 9-130 to read as follows:

§9-130 Adolescent development training. The department shall furnish eight hours of training in adolescent development to all correction officer staff.  Correction officers must complete this training prior to their appointment or within one year after appointment.  The training shall be provided at the expense of the department and by an instructor with an advanced academic degree in adolescent development or related subject as well as at least two years experience in providing instruction.  The department shall furnish the training curriculum to the Council once it is established and anytime thereafter when it is substantially updated or changed.  For the purposes of this section, adolescent development shall be defined as the process through which adolescents <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolescence> acquire cognitive, physical, psychological and emotional abilities.

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

 

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