senate Bill S2795

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the designation of chief safety officers at mental health facilities and provides for their powers and duties

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S2795 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1.20 & 2.10, CP L; amd §§7.25 & 13.25, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1923

S2795 - Summary

Provides for the designation of chief safety officers at mental health facilities; provides for the powers and duties of such chief safety officers.

S2795 - Sponsor Memo

S2795 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2795

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law and the mental  hygiene  law,
  in relation to the powers of chief safety officers

  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)  A  CHIEF  SAFETY OFFICER DESIGNATED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL
HEALTH AND THE DIRECTORS OF  IN-PATIENT  FACILITIES  IN  THE  OFFICE  OF
MENTAL  HEALTH PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (C) OF SECTION 7.25 OF THE MENTAL
HYGIENE LAW AND A CHIEF SAFETY OFFICER DESIGNATED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THE DIRECTORS OF FACILITIES UNDER HIS  OR
HER  JURISDICTION  IN THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILI-
TIES PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (C) OF SECTION 13.25 OF THE MENTAL  HYGIENE
LAW.
  S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 34-a of section 1.20 of the criminal
procedure law, as amended by chapter 428 of the laws of 1999, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  Except  as provided in [paragraph] PARAGRAPHS (d) AND (E) of this
subdivision, New  York  state  constitutes  the  "geographical  area  of
employment"  of  any police officer employed as such by an agency of the
state or by an authority which functions  throughout  the  state,  or  a
police officer designated by the superintendent of state police pursuant
to section two hundred twenty-three of the executive law;
  S 3. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 34-a of section 1.20 of the criminal
procedure law, as amended by chapter 424 of the laws of 1998, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  Except  as provided in [paragraph] PARAGRAPHS (d) AND (E) OF THIS
SUBDIVISION, New  York  state  constitutes  the  "geographical  area  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07471-01-1

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