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File #: Int 2332-2021    Version: * Name: Body-worn cameras for correction officers.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Criminal Justice
On agenda: 6/17/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to body-worn cameras for correction officers
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm , Ben Kallos, Antonio Reynoso, Deborah L. Rose, Darma V. Diaz, Kevin C. Riley, Diana Ayala , Helen K. Rosenthal, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Carlina Rivera , Oswald Feliz
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would require correction officers to wear a body-worn camera while on duty. The Board of Correction would be required to create detailed rules for their use.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2332, 2. Int. No. 2332, 3. June 17, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-17-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 17, 2021

Int. No. 2332

 

By Council Members Dromm, Kallos, Reynoso, Rose, D. Diaz, Riley, Ayala, Rosenthal, Salamanca, Rivera and Feliz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to body-worn cameras for correction officers

 

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 9-161 to read as follows:

§ 9-161 Body-worn cameras. All employees of the department who supervise incarcerated persons shall wear body-worn cameras capable of recording audio and video while on duty. The board of correction shall establish minimum standards for the use of body-worn cameras.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 270 days after it becomes law. The department of correction shall comply with all federal consent decrees or other federal judicial orders when implementing this section. The board of correction shall take any actions necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules relating to procedures and penalties necessary to effectuate this section, before such date.

 

 

 

 

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5/19/21