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File #: Int 1509-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the police department to report on arrests for false personation.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 4/9/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
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 arrests for false personation
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This law would require the NYPD to report on false personation arrests.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1509, 2. Int. No. 1509, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-9-19, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 9, 2019, 5. April 9, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1509

 

By Council Member Salamanca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report on arrests for false personation

 

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 14-181 to read as follows:

§ 14-181 Reporting of arrests and summonses for false personation

a. No later than 30 days after the quarter ending July 1, 2019 and 30 days after every quarter thereafter, the department shall submit to the council and publish on its website a report of each case in which a person was arrested under section 190.23 of the penal law. Such report shall include the following information for each such arrest:

1. The basis for asking for the person’s actual name, date of birth, or address.

2. Whether the district attorney declined to prosecute, and the reason for declining to prosecute.

3. The borough and precinct of arrest.

4. Whether the person was arrested in an area operated in whole or in part by the office of court administration, the New York city housing authority, the department of homeless services, the human resources administration, or the social security administration.

5. Whether a body worn camera recorded the arrest.

6. The race, ethnic origin, age, and gender of the person arrested.

7. Whether the person arrested is transgender.

8. Whether the person arrested is non-binary or gender non-conforming.

b. No later than 30 days after the quarter ending July 1, 2019 and 30 days after every quarter thereafter, the department shall publish the information required in subdivision a of this section in the aggregate, including the number and percentage of each data point, provided that such information that cannot be aggregated need not be included in such report. Such reports shall be stored on the department’s website for at least ten years.

§2.  This local law takes effect immediately.                     

 

 

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