senate Bill S4545

Designates uniformed officers of the fire marshal's office of the town of Huntington as peace officers

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 10 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO CODES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO CODES
  • 29 / May / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.1050
  • 02 / Jun / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 03 / Jun / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 18 / Jun / 2014
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A7080

Summary

Designates uniformed officers of the fire marshal's office of the town of Huntington as peace officers.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7080
Versions:
S4545
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2.10, CP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S4209, S6996, A6600, A9883
2009-2010: S2407A, A5709A

Votes

13
2
13
Aye
2
Nay
1
aye with reservations
0
absent
0
excused
0
abstained
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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4545

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in
relation to designating uniformed officers of the fire marshal's
office of the town of Huntington as peace officers

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:

To allow those uniformed officers who serve in the Fire Marshal's
office in the Town of Huntington the same powers and responsibilities
as officers holding the same Positions in the towns of Southampton and
Riverhead.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

The Criminal Procedure Law, Section 2.10, Subdivision 63 is amended to
add the words "and the Town of Huntington" to existing law.

JUSTIFICATION:

In amending the Criminal Procedure Law, the State Legislature can
dramatically expand the number of peace officers available to respond
to certain emergencies by Providing peace officer status to unarmed,
uniformed service members of the Fire Marshal's office in the Town of
Huntington.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2007: S.5778/A.8255 Passed both houses; vetoed
2008: S.8106/A.10719 Passed both houses; vetoed
2009: S.2407A/A.5709A Passed both houses; vetoed
2011: S.4209/A.6600 Passed both houses; vetoed
2012: S.6996/A.9883 Passed both houses; vetoed

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.

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

                                  4545

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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
  uniformed  officers  of the fire marshal's office of the town of Hunt-
  ington as peace officers

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  63 of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure
law, as amended by chapter 638 of the laws of 2003, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  63.  Uniformed  members  of  the  fire marshal's office in the town of
Southampton [and], the town of Riverhead AND  THE  TOWN  OF  HUNTINGTON,
when  acting  pursuant  to their special duties in matters arising under
the laws relating to fires, the extinguishment thereof and fire  perils;
provided,  however  that  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to
authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
unless the appropriate 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.
                                                           LBD07905-01-3

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