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The bill would require the Department of Correction to issue quarterly reports on the use by Department staff of any devise designed to incapacitate a person through the use of an electronic shock.

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Int. No. 779

 

By Council Members Richards and Powers

 

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 designed to incapacitate a person through the use of an electric shock.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. 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 by amending paragraph 23 and adding a new paragraph 24 to read as follows:

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

24. incidents in which staff uses any device designed to incapacitate a person through the use of an electric shock.  

§ 2.   This local law takes effect immediately after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LS #5736

3/12/18