S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 25, 2012
Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to residency
requirements for peace officers employed by Cornell University
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 59 to read as follows:
59. IN RESPECT TO PEACE OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY CORNELL UNIVERSITY PURSU-
ANT TO SECTION FIFTY-SEVEN HUNDRED NINE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, THE
PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION REQUIRING A PERSON TO BE A RESIDENT OF THE
POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF THE STATE FOR WHICH HE
OR SHE SHALL BE CHOSEN OR WITHIN WHICH HIS OR HER OFFICIAL FUNCTIONS ARE
REQUIRED TO BE EXERCISED SHALL NOT PREVENT A PERSON FROM SERVING AS A
PEACE OFFICER FOR CORNELL UNIVERSITY OR AS A SPECIAL DEPUTY SHERIFF AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FORTY-TWO OF SECTION 2.10 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCE-
DURE LAW, PROVIDED THAT SUCH PERSON RESIDES IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.