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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to labor|
|Feb 28, 2011||referred to labor|
senate Bill S3615
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S3615 - Details
S3615 - Summary
Requires police officers who have discharged their weapon in the course of their employment to be tested for the presence of drugs and/or alcohol within three hours of such discharge; establishes procedures to protect the integrity of such process; applies to officers employed in cities with a population of 1,000,000 or more.
S3615 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3615 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the labor law, in relation to drug and alcohol testing of police officers PURPOSE: This bill would amend the labor law by adding new article 20-D sections 745, 746, 747, 748, 749, 750 and 751 to require drug and alcohol testing of police officers under certain circumstances after the discharge of their weapons during the course of their duties. This bill would require drug and alcohol testing of New York City police officers if the circumstances surrounding the discharge of their weapons include serious physical injury or death of another and in the course of the initial investigation any creditable evidence suggest such discharge was carried out unlawfully or improperly; or while in the course of his or her employment, as a police officer, discharges of firearms and has had a prior determination of misconduct involving use of excessive force or abuse of police powers; or reasonable suspicion exist to believe that such police officer, while during the course of his or her employment,has unlawfully ingested drugs or consumed alcohol.
S3615 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3615 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 28, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADAMS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to drug and alcohol testing of police officers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 20-D to read as follows: ARTICLE 20-D DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING OF POLICE OFFICERS SECTION 745. DEFINITIONS. 746. DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING OF POLICE OFFICERS. 747. TESTING PROCEDURES. 748. CONFIDENTIALITY. 749. RELATION TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. 750. APPLICABILITY. 751. SEVERABILITY. S 745. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. "ALCOHOL" MEANS ANY BEVERAGE LISTED IN SECTION THREE OF THE ALCO- HOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LAW. 2. "CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE" OR "DRUG" MEANS ANY ITEM OR SUBSTANCE LISTED IN SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SIX OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW. 3. "EMPLOYEE" OR "POLICE OFFICER" MEANS A POLICE OFFICER AS DEFINED IN SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW WHO IS EMPLOYED IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE. 4. "EMPLOYER" MEANS THE CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE WHICH EMPLOYS THE POLICE OFFICER WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF A TEST FOR THE PRESENCE OF ALCOHOL OR A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03753-01-1 S. 3615 2
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