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The bill would require the Department of Correction to issue quarterly reports on the use by Department staff of any device capable of administering an electric shock.

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Committee on Criminal Justice
Hearing Held by Committee
Committee on Criminal Justice
Laid Over by Committee
City Council
Referred to Comm by Council
City Council
Introduced by Council

Proposed Int. No. 779-A

 

By Council Members Richards, Powers, Ampry-Samuel and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of correction to report on use by department staff of any device capable of administering an electric shock

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 23 of subdivision c of section 9-130 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law 33 for the year 2016, is amended and a new paragraph 24 is added to read as follows:

23. incidents of use of force C in which chemical agents were used[.];

24. incidents of use of force in which staff uses any device capable of administering an electric shock.  

§ 2.   This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

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7/9/18