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Bill S6171-2011

Relates to designating certain employees of the Seneca county sheriff's office as peace officers

Relates to designating certain employees of the Seneca county sheriff's office serving as uniformed marine patrol officers and uniformed court security officers as peace officers.

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Actions

  • May 7, 2012: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 2, 2012: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 1, 2012: 1ST REPORT CAL.646
  • Jan 9, 2012: REFERRED TO CODES

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Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Codes - May 1, 2012
Ayes (13): Saland, DeFrancisco, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Golden, Lanza, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Gianaris, Huntley, Squadron, Espaillat
Ayes W/R (1): Duane
Nays (2): Parker, Perkins

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6171

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to designating certain employees of the Seneca county sheriff's office as peace officers

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To grant peace officer status to uniformed marine patrol officers, uniformed court security officers and uniformed security officers employed by the Seneca County Sheriffs Office.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 2.10 of the Criminal Procedure Law by adding a new subdivision 83, designating uniformed marine patrol officers employed by the Seneca County Sheriffs Office as peace officers.

Section one also amends section 2.10 of the Criminal Procedure Law by adding a new subdivision 84, designating the uniformed court security officers employed by the Seneca County Sheriffs Office as peace officers.

Section one also amends section 2.10 of the Criminal Procedure Law by adding a new subdivision 85, designating the uniformed security officers employed by the Seneca County Sheriffs Office as peace officers.

Section two contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: Under this proposal, uniformed marine patrol officer, court security officers, and security officers employed by the Seneca County Sheriffs Office would be given peace officer status. This designation is necessary to facilitate the many security services these officers provide.

This legislation has been requested by the Seneca County Sheriffs Office. Similar legislation has been enacted to extend peace officer status to marine patrol and security personnel employed by various counties and local governments across the State.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6171 IN SENATE January 9, 2012 ___________
Introduced by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- 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 certain employees of the Seneca county sheriff's office as peace offi- cers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding three new subdivisions 83, 84 and 85 to read as follows: 83. EMPLOYEES APPOINTED BY THE SHERIFF OF SENECA COUNTY, PURSUANT TO THEIR SPECIAL DUTIES SERVING AS UNIFORMED MARINE PATROL OFFICERS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE DEEMED TO AUTHORIZE SUCH OFFICER TO CARRY, POSSESS, REPAIR OR DISPOSE OF A FIREARM UNLESS THE APPROPRIATE LICENSE HAS BEEN ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF THE PENAL LAW OR TO AUTHORIZE SUCH OFFICER TO CARRY OR POSSESS A FIREARM EXCEPT WHILE ON DUTY. 84. EMPLOYEES OF THE SENECA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SERVING AS UNIFORMED COURT SECURITY OFFICERS AT SENECA COUNTY COURT FACILITIES; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE DEEMED TO AUTHORIZE SUCH OFFICERS TO CARRY, POSSESS, REPAIR OR DISPOSE OF A FIREARM UNLESS THE APPROPRIATE LICENSE THEREFOR HAS BEEN ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF THE PENAL LAW. 85. EMPLOYEES OF THE SENECA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SERVING AS UNIFORMED SECURITY OFFICERS AT SENECA COUNTY OFFICE BUILDINGS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE DEEMED TO AUTHORIZE SUCH OFFICERS TO CARRY, POSSESS, REPAIR OR DISPOSE OF A FIREARM UNLESS THE APPROPRIATE LICENSE THEREFOR HAS BEEN ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF THE PENAL LAW. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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