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This bill would require the NYPD to report on arrests and criminal summonses for marijuana possession, disaggregated by demographic information.

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Int. No. 605-A

 

By Council Members Levin, Richards, Miller, Rosenthal, Constantinides, Rodriguez, Menchaca, Lancman, Williams and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to submit reports on the enforcement of marijuana possession.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-175 to read as follows:

§ 14-175. Marijuana enforcement report. a. The commissioner shall submit to the council within twenty-five days of the end of each quarter and post to the department’s website five days thereafter, a report on the number of enforcement actions for marijuana possession as defined in sections 221.05, 221.10 and 221.15 of the New York state penal law, disaggregated by:

1. the number of arrests; and

2. the number of criminal summonses issued.

b. The information required pursuant to subdivision a of this section shall be listed in total and disaggregated by:

1. offense;

2. race;

3. gender;

4. age, disaggregated by year for the age of 20 and under, and by age group as follows: 21 to 24 years old, 25 to 34 years old, 35 to 65 years old, and over 65;

5. borough in which the enforcement action was taken; and

6. the patrol precinct, housing police service area, and transit district in which the enforcement was taken.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

 

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3/13/18