Relates to granting peace officer status to uniformed members of the fire marshall's office in the village of Southampton.
Ayes (55): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, 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 (5): Dilan, Duane, Montgomery, Perkins, Rivera
Excused (2): Huntley, Krueger
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to granting peace officer status to uniformed members of the fire marshall's office in the village of Southampton
PURPOSE: This would give uniformed members of the Fire Marshall's Office of the Village of Southampton, peace officer status.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law by adding a new subdivision 83.
JUSTIFICATION: This bill would designate members of the Fire Marshall's Office in the Village of Southampton, when acting pursuant to their special duties in matters arising under laws relating to fires, the extinguishment thereof and fire perils, 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.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2010: S.6715 2009: S.1718A (Veto 34) 2008: S.6841 (Veto 94) 2007: S.3220 (Veto 44)
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ S. 6418 A. 9212 S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y February 7, 2012 ___________IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to granting peace officer status to uniformed members of the fire marshall's office in the village of Southampton 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. UNIFORMED MEMBERS OF THE FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE IN THE VILLAGE OF SOUTHAMPTON, WHEN ACTING PURSUANT TO THEIR SPECIAL DUTIES IN MATTERS ARISING UNDER LAWS RELATING TO FIRES, THE EXTINGUISHMENT THEREOF AND FIRE PERILS; 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. LBD14321-01-2