Designates as peace officers the United States mint police.
Ayes (56): Adams, Addabbo, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Boyle, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Espaillat, Farley, Felder, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Gipson, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Hoylman, Kennedy, Klein, Lanza, Larkin, Latimer, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Marchione, Martins, Maziarz, Nozzolio, O'Brien, Peralta, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Robach, Sampson, Sanders, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Tkaczyk, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Nays (5): Dilan, Krueger, Montgomery, Perkins, Rivera
Excused (2): O'Mara, Parker
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to designating protective officers of the United States mint police as peace officers
PURPOSE: Gives peace officer status to the protective officers of the United States mint police, United States Department of the Treasury.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 2.15 of the Criminal Procedure Law by creating a new subdivision 28. This new subdivision adds the United States mint police, protective officers to the list of federal law enforcement officers granted peace officer powers under section 2.15 of the criminal procedure law.
JUSTIFICATION: This bill was requested by the United States Mint Police. The U.S. Mint Police are responsible for protecting the United States Mint at West Point, located near the U.S. Military Academy in New York state, which manufactures the entire family of American Eagle proof and uncirculated coins in gold, silver, and platinum.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S.8483 of 2008 S.681 of 2009/2010 S.4757 of 2011/2012
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 285 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to designating protective officers of the United States mint police as peace officers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2.15 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding a new subdivision 28 to read as follows: 28. UNITED STATES MINT POLICE, PROTECTIVE OFFICERS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01356-01-3