S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 2, 2012
Introduced by Sens. NOZZOLIO, GOLDEN -- 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 retaining
peace officer status for parole officers
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 23 of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure
law, as amended by section 70 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of
the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
23. Parole officers or warrant officers in the department of
corrections and community supervision AND OFFENDER REHABILITATION COOR-
DINATORS WHOSE JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: ASSIGNED TO ONE OR
MORE OF THE STATE'S CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES; PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO AN
ASSIGNED CASELOAD OF INMATES AND ASSESS NEEDS, PREPARE EVALUATIONS, AND
PREPARE ELIGIBLE INMATES FOR RELEASE INTO THE COMMUNITY; MAKE RECOMMEN-
DATIONS TO THE BOARD OF PAROLE REGARDING INMATE'S READINESS FOR RELEASE;
PERFORM BOTH SOCIAL WORK AND LAW ENFORCEMENT FUNCTIONS; TRAINED IN USE
OF FIREARMS, HANDLE AND DISCHARGE FIREARMS.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.