senate Bill S1258

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Grants police officer status for members of the Triborough bridge and tunnel authority; repealer

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
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S1258 - Details

Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1.20, rpld §2.10 sub 20, CP L; amd §553, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2556

S1258 - Summary

Extends police officer status to bridge and tunnel officers, sergeants and lieutenants of the Triborough bridge and tunnel authority and authorizes such authority to maintain a bridge and tunnel police department and a uniformed bridge and tunnel police force.

S1258 - Sponsor Memo

S1258 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1258

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ADDABBO,  DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY, KLEIN,
  PARKER, SAVINO -- 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 granting
  police officer status to bridge and  tunnel  officers,  sergeants  and
  lieutenants  of  the Triborough bridge and tunnel authority; repealing
  subdivision 20 of section 2.10 of such law relating  thereto;  and  to
  amend  the  public  authorities  law, in relation to providing certain
  powers to the Triborough bridge and tunnel authority

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  34 of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (w) to read as follows:
  (W) BRIDGE AND TUNNEL  OFFICERS,  SERGEANTS  AND  LIEUTENANTS  OF  THE
TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE AND TUNNEL AUTHORITY.
  S 2. Subdivision 34-a of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
  (E)  THE  "GEOGRAPHICAL  AREA OF EMPLOYMENT" FOR THE BRIDGE AND TUNNEL
POLICE FORCE OF THE TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE AND TUNNEL AUTHORITY SHALL BE  ALL
FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE AND TUNNEL AUTHORITY.
  S  3.  Subdivision 20 of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law is
REPEALED.
  S 4. Section 553 of the public authorities law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 7-b to read as follows:
  7-B.  IN  ITS  DISCRETION  TO PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN A BRIDGE AND TUNNEL
POLICE DEPARTMENT AND A UNIFORMED BRIDGE AND TUNNEL POLICE  FORCE.  SUCH
DEPARTMENT AND FORCE SHALL HAVE THE POWER AND IT SHALL BE THEIR DUTY, IN
AND  ABOUT  BRIDGE  AND TUNNEL FACILITIES, TO PRESERVE THE PUBLIC PEACE,
PREVENT CRIME, AND ARREST OFFENDERS, SUPPRESS RIOTS, MOBS AND  INSURREC-
TIONS,  DISPERSE UNLAWFUL OR DANGEROUS ASSEMBLAGES AND ASSEMBLAGES WHICH
OBSTRUCT FREE PASSAGE; PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY; GUARD

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01376-01-1

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