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Meeting Name: Committee on Civil and Human Rights Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/8/2021 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 2)
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Int 2212-2021 *Vanessa L. Gibson PreconsideredRequiring the NYC city commission on human rights to investigate past professional conduct by employees of the police dept found to have engaged in biased acts.IntroductionThe bill would require the New York City Commission on Human Rights to investigate past professional conduct by New York City Police Department (NYPD) employees who were found on or after January 1, 2016 to have engaged in biased acts. Past professional conduct would include arrests and investigations conducted by the employee. The Commission would be authorized to retain a third party to provide assistance. The bill would require the Commission to provide investigative findings and recommendations to entities such as the NYPD, Civilian Complaint Review Board, Department of Investigation, and District Attorneys. The Police Commissioner would have to respond to the findings and recommendations. Additionally, the Commission would be required to report on investigations to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council. Finally, in light of a Council investigation, this bill would require the Commission to review cases handled by the NYPD’s Equal Employment Opportunity Division between September 1, 2014 and November 30, 2020. This bill would also repeal section 8-131 of the Administrative Code to give the Commission full investigative jurisdiction over the NYPD.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 2212-2021 *Vanessa L. Gibson  Requiring the NYC city commission on human rights to investigate past professional conduct by employees of the police dept found to have engaged in biased acts.IntroductionThe bill would require the New York City Commission on Human Rights to investigate past professional conduct by New York City Police Department (NYPD) employees who were found on or after January 1, 2016 to have engaged in biased acts. Past professional conduct would include arrests and investigations conducted by the employee. The Commission would be authorized to retain a third party to provide assistance. The bill would require the Commission to provide investigative findings and recommendations to entities such as the NYPD, Civilian Complaint Review Board, Department of Investigation, and District Attorneys. The Police Commissioner would have to respond to the findings and recommendations. Additionally, the Commission would be required to report on investigations to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council. Finally, in light of a Council investigation, this bill would require the Commission to review cases handled by the NYPD’s Equal Employment Opportunity Division between September 1, 2014 and November 30, 2020. This bill would also repeal section 8-131 of the Administrative Code to give the Commission full investigative jurisdiction over the NYPD.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available