senate Bill S4057A

Relates to the definition of the term "peace officer" as such term is used in provisions of law relating to peace officers

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  • 06 / Mar / 2013
    • REFERRED TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
  • 11 / Apr / 2013
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
  • 11 / Apr / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 4057A
  • 29 / Apr / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.447
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 01 / May / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 06 / May / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 06 / May / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO CODES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
  • 26 / Feb / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.182
  • 27 / Feb / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 03 / Mar / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 13 / Mar / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 13 / Mar / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 13 / Mar / 2014
    • REFERRED TO CODES

Summary

Eliminates the requirement under the security guard act of full-time employment for peace officers.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6773B
Versions:
S4057
S4057A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง89-f, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Cycle:
A6773

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BILL NUMBER:S4057A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation
to the definition of the term "peace officer" as such term is used in
provisions of law relating to security guards

PURPOSE GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To remove the reference to "part-time
peace officer" in the Security Guard act and allow for the ability to
provide a training waiver to peace officers whose training currently
exceeds that of a security guard.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1 amends subdivision 14 of section 89-f of the general
business law, as amended by chapter 634 of the laws of 1994 changing
the definition of peace officer by removing the full-time employment
requirement.

Section 2 sets an immediate effective date

JUSTIFICATION: Until 2009, there were different training requirements
for part-time and full-time peace officers, This change was justified
by the fact that part-time and full-time peace officers hold the same
responsibilities regardless of the hours they work, and therefore the
training requirements should be the same for both part-time and
full-time peace officers.

The Security Guard Act allows the Division of Criminal Justice
Services to issue a training waiver to a peace officer whose training
exceeds the training requirement for a security guard. Under the
current provision of law, auxiliary police, who are part-time peace
officers would not qualify for a waiver based on this definition.

This bill would remove the full-time employment requirement within the
definition of a peace officer, which would qualify auxiliary police
for a waiver from training requirements.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4057--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARTINS, MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Consumer
  Protection -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the definition
  of the term "peace officer" as such term is used in provisions of  law
  relating to security guards

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 14 of section 89-f of the general business law,
as amended by chapter 634 of the laws of 1994, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  14.  "Peace officer" shall mean a peace officer as defined by subdivi-
sion thirty-three of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law, who  is
employed  [full-time]  as  a  peace  officer  and  who  has successfully
completed the training requirements as set forth in subdivision  one  of
section 2.30 of such 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.
                                                           LBD09586-02-3

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