Bill S4782-2013

Relates to granting SUNY community college campus peace officers access to criminal history record information pursuant to 9 NYCRR 6051.1

Grants SUNY community college campus peace officers access to criminal history record information pursuant to 9 NYCRR 6051.1.

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Actions

  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION
  • Jun 21, 2013: COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Jun 11, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Jun 10, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Jun 5, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.1145
  • Apr 23, 2013: REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Higher Education - Jun 4, 2013
Ayes (15): LaValle, Flanagan, Gallivan, Griffo, Grisanti, Maziarz, Ritchie, Robach, Savino, Seward, Valesky, Zeldin, Kennedy, Parker, Serrano
Ayes W/R (3): Stavisky, Rivera, Espaillat
Nays (1): Krueger

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4782

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to granting SUNY community college campus peace officers access to criminal history record information pursuant to 9 NYCRR 6051.1

PURPOSE: For the purpose of facilitating investigations SUNY community college campus peace officers shall be deemed authorized users, able to access criminal history record information, pursuant to 9 NYCRR 6051.1

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill allows SUNY community college peace officers to access criminal history record information, for the purpose of facilitating investigations.

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation will allow SUNY community college peace officers the ability to access criminal history record information for the purpose of facilitating investigations. Each community college will be required to document each officer's activity and the reasonable cause for needing such access. Additionally, this legislation requires that each community college establish an internal review process to ensure there is reasonable cause for each inquiry.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4782 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 23, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to granting SUNY communi- ty college campus peace officers access to criminal history record information pursuant to 9 NYCRR 6051.1 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 6434 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows: 1-A. FOR THE PURPOSE OF FACILITATING INVESTIGATIONS SUNY COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS PEACE OFFICERS SHALL BE DEEMED AUTHORIZED USERS, ABLE TO ACCESS CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD INFORMATION, PURSUANT TO 9 NYCRR 6051.1 SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING DUTIES: A. EACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE SHALL BE REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT EACH OFFICER'S ACTIVITY WITH REGARD TO ACCESSING SUCH INFORMATION AND THE OFFICER'S REASONABLE CAUSE FOR NEEDING SUCH ACCESS. B. THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SHALL ESTABLISH AN INTERNAL REVIEW PROCESS TO ENSURE EVERY INQUIRY IS JUSTIFIED AND IS SUPPORTED BY SUFFICIENT REASON- ABLE CAUSE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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