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File #: Int 0959-2015    Version: Name: Requiring the police department to report on hate crime statistics.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 10/15/2015
Enactment date: 10/31/2016 Law number: 2016/130
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report on hate crime statistics
Sponsors: Mark Levine, I. Daneek Miller, Ritchie J. Torres, Vanessa L. Gibson, Margaret S. Chin, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Mathieu Eugene, Vincent J. Gentile, Corey D. Johnson, Rory I. Lancman, Rosie Mendez, Annabel Palma, Donovan J. Richards, Deborah L. Rose, Andrew Cohen, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Inez E. Dickens, Helen K. Rosenthal, Daniel Dromm , James G. Van Bramer, Laurie A. Cumbo, Stephen T. Levin, Ruben Wills, Ben Kallos, Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 25
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to report on hate crimes quarterly and annually on their website. The data would be disaggregated by the animus towards a targeted group such as race, nationality, or sexual orientation and report on the demographics of the arrestee. The Department would be required to further disaggregate certain categories if a particular group that is the target of the animus is targeted at least nine times in a total of four consecutive quarters.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 959-B, 3. Summary of Int. No. 959-A, 4. Summary of Int. No. 959, 5. Int. No. 959 - 10/15/15, 6. October 15, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Committee Report 10/16/15, 8. Hearing Testimony 10/16/15, 9. Hearing Transcript 10/16/15, 10. Proposed Int. No. 959-B - 10/11/16, 11. Committee Report 10/11/16, 12. Hearing Transcript 10/11/16, 13. October 13, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Int. No. 959-B (FINAL), 15. Fiscal Impact Statement, 16. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-13-16, 17. Mayor's Letter, 18. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 13, 2016, 19. Local Law 130
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10/31/2016BMark Levine City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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10/11/2016*Mark Levine Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 959-B

 

By Council Members Levine, Miller, Torres, Gibson, Chin, Cornegy, Eugene, Gentile, Johnson, Lancman, Mendez, Palma, Richards, Rose, Cohen, Rodriguez Dickens, Rosenthal, Dromm, Van Bramer, Cumbo, Levin, Wills, Kallos and Barron

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report on hate crime statistics

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Subdivision a of section 14-161 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 110 for the year 2016, is amended by adding a new paragraph 11 to read as follows:

11. The number of complaints and arrests classified as a hate crime disaggregated by:                      (a) race, sex, and age of the arrestee; and

(b) type of animus towards a targeted group that allegedly formed the motive for such hate crime, evidencing a belief or perception regarding a person’s identity, regardless of whether such belief or perception is correct, with respect to the following categories:

  (1) Anti-Black;

  (2) Anti-Caucasian;

  (3) Anti-Hispanic;

  (4) Anti-Asian;

(5) Anti-Ethnic;
(6) Anti-Semitic;

(7) Anti-Muslim;

(8) Anti-Religion;

(9) Anti-Gender Identity;

(10) Anti-Sexual Orientation;

(11) Anti-disability; and

(12) Anti-Other.

                     (c) Clauses (5), (8), (11) and (12) shall be further disaggregated by identifying the particular group that is the target of the animus in the event any particular group is targeted at least nine times in total in four consecutive quarters.             

                     §2.  This local law takes effect immediately.  

BC/DA

LS # 2565

10/4/2016