A10149 Summary:

SPONSORRules (Scarborough)
Add S837-f-2, Exec L
Requires police agencies to take reports of missing adults whenever the adult is reported to be missing.
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A10149 Actions:

06/17/2014referred to governmental operations
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A10149 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      June 17, 2014
        Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Scarborough)
          -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring police agen-
          cies  to take reports of missing adults whenever the adult is reported
          to be missing
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-

        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.    This  act  shall  be  known and may be cited as "Lamont
     2  Dottin's law".
     3    § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  837-f-2  to
     4  read as follows:
     5    §  837-f-2. Missing adults. In the event that a police agency receives
     6  a report that a person is missing from his or her  normal  and  ordinary
     7  place  of  residence  and  whose  whereabouts  cannot be determined by a
     8  person whose relationship with such person would place them in  a  posi-
     9  tion  to  have  knowledge  of their whereabouts, and such missing person
    10  does not qualify as either a missing child  pursuant  to  section  eight
    11  hundred thirty-seven-e of the executive law or a vulnerable adult pursu-

    12  ant  to executive law section eight hundred thirty-seven-1 of the execu-
    13  tive law, the police agency shall collect information necessary to  file
    14  an  electronic  report with the national crime information center regis-
    15  ter. Within twenty-four hours of  collecting  the  information,  if  the
    16  police  agency  has  not  been notified that the missing person has been
    17  located, the police agency shall submit an electronic  report  regarding
    18  the missing person with the national crime information center register.
    19    §  3.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    20  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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