S08601 Summary:

BILL NOS08601
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORPARKER
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 52-a, Gen Muni L
 
Relates to requiring municipalities, authorities and agencies to obtain liability insurance on each duly appointed police officer in an amount not less than $200,000.
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S08601 Actions:

BILL NOS08601
 
06/18/2020REFERRED TO RULES
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S08601 Floor Votes:

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S08601 Memo:

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S08601 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8601
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      June 18, 2020
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
        AN ACT to amend the general municipal  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
          municipalities, authorities and agencies to obtain liability insurance
          on each duly appointed police officer
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
     2  section 52-a to read as follows:
     3    §  52-a.  Liability  insurance for police officers. Each city, county,
     4  town, village, authority or agency shall obtain and  continuously  main-
     5  tain a policy of liability insurance on each duly appointed police offi-
     6  cer of such municipality, authority or agency in an amount not less than
     7  two  hundred thousand dollars for covering civil rights violation claims
     8  that arise from the performance of such  officer's  powers  and  duties.
     9  Such  insurance  shall  be  used  to pay any legal fees and/or judgments
    10  associated with such claims.
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD16755-01-0
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