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File #: Int 0058-2014    Version: * Name: Requiring adolescent development training for correction officers.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Juvenile Justice
On agenda: 2/26/2014
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: Daniel Dromm , Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Annabel Palma, Antonio Reynoso, Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 6

Int. No. 58

 

By Council Members Dromm, Koo, Mendez, Palma, Reynoso and Rodriguez

 

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 9-134 to read as follows:

§9-134 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 at any time 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 acquire cognitive, physical, psychological and emotional abilities.

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

 

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Int. No. 112-2010

LS # 25/2014

02/04/14

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