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File #: Int 1551-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the NYPD to report on instances in which an individual denied an officer consent to a search.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 5/8/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the New York police department to report on instances in which an individual denied an officer consent to a search
Sponsors: Antonio Reynoso
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) to report on instances in which an individual denies consent to a search. The report would include the total number of instances disaggregated by the apparent race/ethnicity, gender, and age of the person who refused to consent to be searched. The report would also include the total number of instances disaggregated by the precinct where the attempt to search was located, and further disaggregated by the apparent race/ethnicity, gender, and age of the person who refused to consent to be searched.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1551, 2. Int. No. 1551, 3. Committee Report 4/29/19, 4. Hearing Testimony 4/29/19, 5. Hearing Transcript 4/29/19, 6. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-8-19, 7. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 8, 2019
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4/29/2019*Antonio Reynoso Committee on Public Safety Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2019*Antonio Reynoso Committee on Public Safety P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Preconsidered Int. No. 1551

 

By Council Member Reynoso

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the New York police department to report on instances in which an individual denied an officer consent to a search

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 2 of subdivision b of section 14-173 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 56 for the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

2. Document the time, location, and date of any such attempt to obtain consent to search, and the apparent race/ethnicity, gender, and age of the person [who was the subject of such search] from whom consent was sought, and such  officer’s name, precinct, and shield number.

§ 2. Subdivision e of section 14-173 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 56 for the year 2018, is amended to read as follows:

e. Commencing within 30 days of the end of the quarter beginning on October 1, 2018, and within 30 days of the end of every quarter thereafter, the department shall post on its website a report of data from the preceding quarter collected pursuant to paragraph 2 of subdivision b, [specifically the] including, but not limited to:

1. The total number of consent searches conducted [during the preceding quarter] disaggregated by: [the:

1. Apparent] (a) The apparent race/ethnicity, gender, and age of the person searched; and

[2. Precinct] (b) The precinct where each search occurred, and further disaggregated by the apparent race/ethnicity, gender, and age of the person searched[.]; and

2. The total number of instances where an officer sought to obtain consent to search but did not obtain such consent disaggregated by:

(a) The apparent race/ethnicity, gender, and age of the person from whom such consent was sought; and

(b) The precinct where each such attempt to obtain consent to search occured, and further disaggregated by the apparent race/ethnicity, gender, and age of the person from whom such consent was sought.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

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LS #9638

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