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A05449 Summary:

BILL NOA05449A
 
SAME ASSAME AS S04002-A
 
SPONSORMeeks
 
COSPNSRClark, Lunsford, De La Rosa, Fernandez, Epstein, Anderson, McDonald, Kelles, Taylor, Hevesi, Jackson, Gallagher, Simon, Mamdani, Mitaynes, Barron, Burdick, Gonzalez-Rojas, Hunter, Dickens, Aubry, Septimo, Forrest, Burgos, Seawright, O'Donnell, Solages
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §840, Exec L
 
Prohibits the use of chemical agents by police officers against minors under the age of eighteen.
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A05449 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         5449--A
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 16, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. MEEKS, CLARK, LUNSFORD, DE LA ROSA, FERNANDEZ,
          EPSTEIN, ANDERSON, McDONALD, KELLES, TAYLOR, HEVESI, JACKSON, GALLAGH-
          ER, SIMON, MAMDANI, MITAYNES, BARRON, BURDICK, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, HUNTER,
          DICKENS -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Governmental
          Operations -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
          amended and recommitted to said committee
 
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting the use of
          chemical agents by police officers against minors
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 4 of section 840 of the execu-
     2  tive law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 5 to read as follows:
     3    (5) The model law enforcement use of force policy  and  every  use  of
     4  force  policy  established  pursuant to subparagraph three of this para-
     5  graph shall prohibit the use of any chemical agent, including,  but  not
     6  limited  to,  oleoresin  capsicum, pepper spray and tear gas against any
     7  minor under the age of eighteen in any circumstance.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09347-04-1
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