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File #: Int 2116-2020    Version: * Name: Repeal of section 10-181 of such code relating to unlawful methods of restraint during an arrest or attempted arrest.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 10/15/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the repeal of section 10-181 of such code relating to unlawful methods of restraint during an arrest or attempted arrest
Sponsors: Robert F. Holden, Joseph C. Borelli, Chaim M. Deutsch, Eric A. Ulrich, Steven Matteo
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would remove a prohibition on police officers from using a chokehold or compressing a person’s diaphragm while making or attempting to make an arrest. This bill would be retroactive to July 15, 2020.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2116, 2. Int. No. 2116

Int. No. 2116

 

By Council Members Holden, Borelli, Deutsch, Ulrich and Matteo

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the repeal of section 10-181 of such code relating to unlawful methods of restraint during an arrest or attempted arrest

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 10-181 of the administrative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately and is retroactive to, and deemed to have been in effect as of July 15, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LS #16235

9/18/20