Designates court attendants in the town of Highlands as peace officers.
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 court attendants for the town court of the town of Highlands, in the county of Orange, as peace officers
PURPOSE: This bill designates town court attendants in the Town of Highlands 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 attendants as peace officers.
EXISTING LAW: Under current laws such attendants are not designated as peace officers.
JUSTIFICATION: This bill was requested by the Town of Highlands.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011-S.5309/A.7436
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediate.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6320 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 court attendants for the town court of the town of Highlands, in the county of Orange, 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 HIGHLANDS SERVING AS COURT ATTENDANTS AT SUCH COURT; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE DEEMED TO AUTHORIZE SUCH EMPLOYEES 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. LBD11062-01-1