Senator Gianaris Bill Protecting People From Hidden Dangers

 

The Western Queens Gazette wrote an article about Senator Gianaris' bill regarding the outlawing of concealed vehicular compartments These hidden spaces can be extremely dangerous and can aid drug, gun and human trafficking.

State Senator Michael Gianaris’ (D-Astoria) legislation making it illegal to install or possess a concealed compartment in a vehicle passed through the New York State Senate Codes Committee.

Law enforcement personnel nationwide as well as within New York state have witnessed a surge in the number of hidden compartments found in motor vehicles, which often aid drug and gun trafficking. With the advent of advanced electronics, concealed vehicular compartments have become even more difficult to find.

“My bill would protect law enforcement on the front lines against illegal guns and drugs,” Gianaris stated. “These hidden compartments are a real danger and must be outlawed.”

Read the full article here.

Publication date: 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 00:00