Bill S6197A-2013

Relates to granting certain federal officers the powers of peace officers; technical correction

Makes technical corrections to the provisions of the criminal procedure law granting certain federal officers the powers of peace officers; makes provisions consistent with terms and titles used under the Homeland security provisions.

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Actions

  • May 16, 2014: PRINT NUMBER 6197A
  • May 16, 2014: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO CODES
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO CODES

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BILL NUMBER:S6197A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to granting certain federal law enforcement officers the power to act as peace officers

PURPOSE:

To amend Section 2.15 of the Criminal Procedure Law to reflect a change in title of certain federal law enforcement officers which resulted from the restructuring of several federal agencies under the Homeland Security Act of 2002 enacted by Congress.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends Subdivisions 3 and 7 of Section 2.15 of the Criminal Procedure Law to reflect the change in title of certain federal law enforcement officers formerly employed in the U.S. Customs Service, Immigration and Naturalization Service and General Services Administration.

EXISTING LAW:

The federal law enforcement officers covered by this bill were previously known by different titles and are designated as federal law enforcement officers in Subdivisions 3, 6, and 7 of

Section 2.15 of the Criminal Procedure Law.

JUSTIFICATION:

The Homeland Security Act of 2002, enacted by Congress and signed by the President resulted in an organizational restructuring of various federal agencies and transferred certain law enforcement personnel of the US Customs Service, the Immigration and Naturalization Service and the US Customs Federal Protective Service (formerly part of the General Se/vices) to a newly reorganized. US Customs and Border Protection and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This bill merely codifies the new titles of federal law enforcement officers who are currently designated by their former titles in the Criminal Procedure Law.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

S.7978, Passed similar bill in 2008 requested by the US Department of Homeland Security, S. 2657 of 2009-2010 Referred to Codes

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6197--A IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 8, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to granting certain federal law enforcement officers the power to act as peace officers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 7 of section 2.15 of the criminal proce- dure law, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 522 of the laws of 1995 and subdivision 7 as amended by chapter 68 of the laws of 1983, are amended to read as follows: 3. UNITED STATES Immigration and [Naturalization Service immigration inspectors, special agents, patrol officers and deportation officers] CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT SPECIAL AGENTS, DEPORTATION OFFICERS, IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT AGENTS AND ANY OTHER EMPLOYEE OF SUCH AGENCY AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ARRESTS UNDER FEDERAL LAW. 7. United States Customs [Service special agents, inspectors and patrol] AND BORDER PROTECTION officers, BORDER PATROL AGENTS, AIR AND MARINE INTERDICTION AGENTS, AVIATION ENFORCEMENT AGENTS, INTERNAL AFFAIRS SPECIAL AGENTS, AND ANY OTHER EMPLOYEE OF SUCH AGENCY AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ARRESTS UNDER FEDERAL LAW. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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