File #: Int 0585-2022    Version: * Name: Granting access to the police department’s body-worn camera footage to the office of the inspector general and the department of records and information services.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 7/14/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to granting access to the police department's body-worn camera footage to the office of the inspector general and the department of records and information services
Sponsors: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Tiffany Cabán, Farah N. Louis, Shahana K. Hanif, Rita C. Joseph, Alexa Avilés, Sandy Nurse, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Crystal Hudson, Pierina Ana Sanchez
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Police Department to share all body-worn camera footage with the Department of Investigation’s Inspector General for the NYPD and the Department of Records and Information Services within 5 days of the recording.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 585, 2. Int. No. 585, 3. July 14, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-14-22
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Int. No. 585

 

By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Members Cabán, Louis, Hanif, Joseph, Avilés, Nurse, Gutiérrez, Hudson and Sanchez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to granting access to the police department’s body-worn camera footage to the office of the inspector general and the department of records and information services

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Title 14 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 14-193 to read as follows:

§ 14-193 Access to body worn camera footage. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Body-worn camera. The term “body-worn camera” means a video recording device that can be attached or affixed to a person’s body, apparel or clothing.

 Law enforcement activity. The term “law enforcement activity” has the same meaning as set forth in subdivision a of section 14-174.

Noncustodial questioning. The term “noncustodial questioning” has the same meaning as set forth in subdivision a of section 14-174.

Officer. The term “officer” has the same meaning as set forth in subdivision a of section 14-174.

b. The department shall provide access to all body-worn camera footage of an officer’s law enforcement activity to the person identified in paragraph 1 of subdivision c of section 803 of the charter and the department of records and information services within 120 hours of the recording of such footage.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

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