Designates as peace officers, the uniformed court officers of the town court of the town of New Windsor.
Ayes (56): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Duane, Espaillat, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Johnson, Kennedy, Klein, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Martins, Maziarz, McDonald, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Oppenheimer, Parker, Peralta, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Storobin, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Nays (4): Dilan, Montgomery, Perkins, Rivera
Excused (2): Huntley, Krueger
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to designating uniformed court officers of the town of New Windsor as peace officers
PURPOSE: This bill designates uniformed town court officers in the Town of New Windsor as peace officers.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Criminal Procedure Law section 2.10 by adding a new subdivision 83 to designate such town court officers as peace officers.
EXISTING LAW: Under current law such officers are not designated as peace officers.
JUSTIFICATION: This bill was requested by the Town of New Windsor.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S.1149A/A.2534 of 2009 S.6977/A.10005 of 2010 S.5325/A.2877 of 2011
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediate.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6319 IN SENATE January 25, 2012 ___________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 uniformed court officers of the town of New Windsor as peace officers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding a new subdivision 83 to read as follows: 83. EMPLOYEES OF THE TOWN COURT OF THE TOWN OF NEW WINDSOR SERVING AS UNIFORMED COURT OFFICERS AT SUCH TOWN COURT; 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 THEREFOR HAS BEEN ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF THE PENAL LAW. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02865-01-1