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File #: Int 1723-2017    Version: Name: Addressing outstanding criminal warrants.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 10/17/2017
Enactment date: 12/31/2017 Law number: 2018/025
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to addressing outstanding criminal warrants
Sponsors: Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ben Kallos, Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill requires the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice to make efforts to address outstanding criminal warrants and to issue an annual report related to these activities. It also requires the Department of Correction to respond to certain requests for records relevant to erroneous warrants within three business days.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1723-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1723, 3. Int. No. 1723, 4. October 17, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 10/16/17, 6. Hearing Testimony 10/16/17, 7. Hearing Transcript 10/16/17, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1723-A - 11/27/17, 9. Committee Report 11/29/17, 10. Hearing Transcript 11/29/17, 11. November 30, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-30-17, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 30, 2017, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Int. No. 1723-A (FINAL), 16. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 17. Local Law 25
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11/29/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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10/17/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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10/16/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Public Safety Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 1723-A

 

By The Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito) and Council Members Kallos and Menchaca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to addressing outstanding criminal warrants

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Title 9 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 9-305 to read as follows:

§ 9-305 Outstanding criminal warrants.

a. It shall be a policy of the office to make best efforts to:

1. Work with the New York city police department and any relevant state or federal entity to seek the accuracy of records regarding outstanding criminal warrants.

2. Facilitate the reduction of outstanding criminal warrants.

3. Seek access to efficient processes for members of the public to rectify inaccurate criminal warrants.

b. No later than February 1, 2019, and every February 1 thereafter, the office shall prepare and submit to the council and post on the office’s website an annual report regarding actions taken pursuant to this section for the previous calendar year. Such report shall include, to the extent this information is available, the number of outstanding criminal warrants in the city.

§ 2. Section 3-117 of the administrative code of the city of New York is renumbered section 9-306.

§ 3. Title 9 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 9-153 to read as follows:

§ 9-153 Erroneous records. The department shall make best efforts to provide records relating to an individual’s period of incarceration necessary to rectify erroneous warrants within three business days of the request for such records.

§ 4. Sections 1 and 2 of this local law take effect 90 days after they become law, and section 3 of this local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

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