A03529 Summary:

SAME ASNo same as
MLTSPNSRArroyo, Lopez V, Ortiz, Perry, Rivera J, Rivera N
Add S79, Gen Muni L
Prohibits, unless authorized by state law, municipalities from authorizing or requiring local law enforcement to enforce any provision of federal immigration law, rule or regulation; requires establishment of a civilian review board in each municipality authorized to enforce federal immigration law to review actions and report on actions relating to such enforcement.
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A03529 Actions:

01/25/2011referred to local governments
01/04/2012referred to local governments
06/05/2012held for consideration in local governments
09/04/2012enacting clause stricken
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A03529 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A03529 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2011-2012 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 25, 2011
        Introduced  by  M. of A. P. RIVERA, RAMOS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
          A. ARROYO, V. LOPEZ, ORTIZ, PERRY, J. RIVERA, N. RIVERA --  read  once
          and referred to the Committee on Local Governments
        AN  ACT  to  amend the general municipal law, in relation to prohibiting
          municipal corporations from empowering local police officers and peace

          officers to enforce any provision of federal immigration law, rule  or
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
     2  section 79 to read as follows:
     3    § 79. Prohibition on enforcement of federal immigration law, rules and
     4  regulations.  1. No municipal corporation shall authorize or require any
     5  municipal police officer or peace officer to enforce  any  provision  of
     6  federal  immigration  law,  rule  or  regulation,  unless such municipal
     7  corporation is expressly authorized to do so by state statute.
     8    2. Every municipal corporation, expressly authorized by state  statute

     9  to authorize or require its police officers or peace officers to enforce
    10  federal  immigration law, rules or regulations, shall, prior to any such
    11  authorization or requirement,  establish  a  civilian  review  board  to
    12  review, evaluate and report all actions of the municipal police officers
    13  and peace officers authorized or required to enforce federal immigration
    14  law,  rules  and  regulations.  Every civilian review board shall comply
    15  with the provisions of rules and regulations promulgated by the attorney
    16  general for such boards.
    17    3. Annually, on or before March  first,  each  civilian  review  board
    18  shall  submit  a  report  to the legislature and the attorney general on
    19  every action taken by a police officer or peace officer of  the  munici-

    20  pality  during the previous calendar year relating to the enforcement of
    21  federal immigration law, rules and regulations, and the circumstances of
    22  each such action.
    23    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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