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File #: Int 0639-2015    Version: Name: Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) - Requiring the police department to submit quarterly reports relating to the issuance of summonses.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 1/22/2015
Enactment date: 6/13/2016 Law number: 2016/068
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to submit quarterly reports relating to the issuance of summonses
Sponsors: Jumaane D. Williams, Ritchie J. Torres, Rory I. Lancman, Corey D. Johnson, Ruben Wills, Vanessa L. Gibson, Margaret S. Chin, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Helen K. Rosenthal, Carlos Menchaca, Andrew Cohen, Daniel Dromm , Melissa Mark-Viverito, Mark Levine, Laurie A. Cumbo, Stephen T. Levin, Donovan J. Richards, Annabel Palma, Daniel R. Garodnick, Mathieu Eugene, Brad S. Lander
Council Member Sponsors: 23
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Police Department to report on the number of criminal summonses and the number of summonses to appear in an authorized tribunal of the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (“civil summons”), it issues each quarter. This information would be required to be broken down by the offense charged, the race, age and gender of the person to whom a summons was issued, and the borough and precinct in which the summons was issued. The bill would also require this information to be broken down by the criteria used to determine whether a civil or criminal summons was issued. Such criteria are required pursuant to Proposed Int. No. 1057-A.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 639-B, 3. Summary of Int. No. 639-A, 4. Summary of Int. No. 639, 5. Int. No. 639 - 1/22/15, 6. Committee Report 1/25/16, 7. Hearing Testimony 1/25/16, 8. Hearing Transcript 1/25/16, 9. Proposed Int. No. 639-A - 2/10/16, 10. Proposed Int. No. 639-B - 5/24/16, 11. Committee Report 5/25/16, 12. Hearing Transcript 5/25/16, 13. May 25, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Int. No. 639-B (FINAL), 16. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-25-16, 17. Mayor's Letter, 18. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 25, 2016, 19. Local Law 68
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6/13/2016BJumaane D. Williams City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/2016BJumaane D. Williams Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/2016BJumaane D. Williams Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016BJumaane D. Williams City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016BJumaane D. Williams City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Public Safety Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Public Safety Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016BJumaane D. Williams Committee on Public Safety Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/2016*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/2016*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Public Safety Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/2016*Jumaane D. Williams Committee on Public Safety Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/22/2015*Jumaane D. Williams City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/22/2015*Jumaane D. Williams City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 639-B

 

By Council Members Williams, Torres, Lancman, Johnson, Wills, Gibson, Chin, Mendez, Rose, Rodriguez, Rosenthal, Menchaca, Cohen, Dromm, The Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito), Levine, Cumbo, Levin, Richards, Palma, Garodnick, Eugene and Lander 

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to submit quarterly reports relating to the issuance of summonses

 

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 14-157 to read as follows:

§14-157 Summons report.

a. The commissioner shall submit to the council and the mayor, and post to the department’s website, within 30 days of the beginning of each quarter, a report containing the following information for the previous quarter:

1. The number of criminal summonses issued;

2. The number of civil summonses issued; and

3. Where applicable, for criminal summonses, the criteria applied pursuant to subdivision b of section 14-155 of this chapter in making the determination to issue such summonses.

b. The information required pursuant to subdivision a of this section shall be listed in total and disaggregated by:

1. offense;

2. race;

3. gender;

4. age;

5. the borough in which the summons was issued; and

6. the patrol precinct, housing police service area, and transit district in which the summons was issued.

c. The information required pursuant to subdivisions a and b for each quarter shall be stored permanently on the department’s website and shall be provided in a format that permits automated processing. Each quarterly report shall include a comparison of the current quarter to the same quarter in the prior three years, and the current year to the prior five years, where such information is available.

§ 2.   This local law takes effect immediately, provided that the first quarterly report pursuant to section 1 is due within 30 days of the quarter beginning October 1, 2017.

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LS 2404/2014

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