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File #: Int 1136-2016    Version: Name: Evaluation of civil actions alleging improper conduct by correction officers.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Oversight and Investigations
On agenda: 4/7/2016
Enactment date: 8/20/2017 Law number: 2017/137
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the evaluation of civil actions alleging improper conduct by correction officers
Sponsors: Melissa Mark-Viverito, Margaret S. Chin, Deborah L. Rose, Daniel Dromm , Vincent J. Gentile, Ben Kallos, Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Law Department to report every six months on data related to lawsuits against correction officers.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1136-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1136, 4. Int. No. 1136, 5. April 7, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 5/3/16, 7. Hearing Testimony 5/3/16, 8. Hearing Transcript 5/3/16, 9. Proposed Int. No. 1136-A - 7/26/17, 10. Committee Report 7/19/17, 11. Hearing Transcript 7/19/17, 12. Fiscal Impact Statement, 13. July 20, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-20-17, 15. Int. No. 1136-A - (FINAL), 16. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 17. Local Law 137, 18. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - July 20, 2017
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8/20/2017AMelissa Mark-Viverito Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
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7/20/2017AMelissa Mark-Viverito City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Oversight and Investigations Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Oversight and Investigations Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/2017AMelissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Oversight and Investigations Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Public Safety Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Oversight and Investigations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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4/7/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/7/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1136-A

 

By The Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito) and Council Members Chin, Rose, Dromm Gentile, Kallos and Barron

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the evaluation of civil actions alleging improper conduct by correction officers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 7 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 7-113 to read as follows:

§ 7-113 Civil actions regarding the department of correction. a. No later than January 31, 2018 and no later than each July 31 and January 31 thereafter, the law department shall post on its website, and provide notification of such posting to the comptroller, the department of correction, the department of investigation, and the board of correction, the following information regarding civil actions filed in state or federal court against the department of correction or individual employees of the department of correction, or both, resulting from allegations of improper conduct, including, but not limited to, claims involving the use of force or assault and battery:

1. a list of civil actions filed against the department of correction or individual employees of the department of correction, or both, during the five-year period preceding each January 1 or July 1 immediately preceding such report;

2. for each action: (i) the court in which the action was filed, (ii) the name of the law firm representing the plaintiff, (iii) the name of the law firm or agency representing each defendant, (iv) the date the action was filed; and (v) whether the plaintiff alleged improper conduct, including, but not limited to, claims involving the use of force or assault and battery; and

3. if an action has been resolved: (i) the date on which it was resolved, (ii)  the manner in which it was resolved, and (iii) whether the resolution included a payment to the plaintiff by the city and, if so, the amount of such payment.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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