Designates uniformed court officers of the town of Highlands as peace officers.
Ayes (53): Addabbo, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Boyle, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Farley, Felder, Flanagan, Gallivan, Gianaris, Gipson, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Kennedy, Klein, Lanza, Larkin, Latimer, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Marchione, Martins, Maziarz, Nozzolio, O'Brien, O'Mara, Parker, Peralta, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Sampson, Sanders, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousins, Tkaczyk, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Nays (4): Hoylman, Krueger, Montgomery, Perkins
Excused (4): Espaillat, Golden, Hassell-Thomps, Smith
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to designating uniformed court officers of the town of Highlands as peace officers
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 84 to designate such town court attendants as peace officers.
Under current laws such attendants are not designated as peace officers.
This bill was requested by the Town of Highlands.
2011-S.5309 /A.7436 2012-S.6320/A.9434
LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7786 IN SENATE June 9, 2014 ___________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 Highlands 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 84 to read as follows: 84. EMPLOYEES OF THE TOWN COURT OF THE TOWN OF HIGHLANDS 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. LBD15213-01-4