S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 5, 2011
Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- 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
dog control officers as peace officers in the city of Cohoes
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. DOG CONTROL OFFICERS IN THE CITY OF COHOES, WHEN ACTING PURSUANT
TO THEIR SPECIAL DUTIES IN MATTERS ARISING UNDER, AND THE ENFORCEMENT
OF, ARTICLE TWENTY-SIX OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW AND FOR THE
PURPOSE OF ISSUING APPEARANCE TICKETS PERMITTED UNDER ARTICLE SEVEN OF
SUCH LAW; 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 PURSU-
ANT 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.