S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
February 5, 2013
Introduced by Sen. SEWARD -- 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 authorizing
peace officers designated to investigate insurance frauds to execute
arrest warrants and search warrants
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2.20 of the criminal procedure
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (k) to read as follows:
(K) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, EMPLOYEES OF
THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES DESIGNATED AS PEACE OFFICERS BY THE
SUPERINTENDENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO (I) APPLY
FOR AND EXECUTE WARRANTS OF ARREST AS SET FORTH IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED
TWENTY OF THIS CHAPTER, AND (II) APPLY FOR AND EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANTS
IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE SIX HUNDRED NINETY OF THIS CHAPTER, WHENEVER
ACTING PURSUANT TO THEIR SPECIAL DUTIES.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.