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. MAZIARZ -- 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
certain officers or agents appointed by the Niagara county department
of social services 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. OFFICERS OR AGENTS APPOINTED BY THE NIAGARA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF
SOCIAL SERVICES WHO ARE AUTHORIZED TO INVESTIGATE AND ARREST PERSONS
INVOLVED IN WELFARE FRAUD AND OTHER SIMILAR OFFENSES; PROVIDED, HOWEVER,
THAT NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE DEEMED TO AUTHORIZE SUCH OFFI-
CER TO CARRY, POSSESS, REPAIR OR DISPOSE OF A FIREARM UNLESS THE APPRO-
PRIATE 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.