senate Bill S6202

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes non-residents of the county of Allegany to be appointed as peace officers for the society for the prevention of cruelty to animals for such county

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2012 signed chap.497
Dec 05, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.302
substituted for a9306
Jun 13, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.537
Jan 12, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations


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Apr 18, 2012 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Apr 18, 2012

S6202 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3-b, Pub Off L

S6202 - Summary

Authorizes non-residents of the county of Allegany to be appointed as peace officers for the society for the prevention of cruelty to animals for such county.

S6202 - Sponsor Memo

S6202 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2012

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers  law,  in  relation  to  authorizing
  non-residents of the county of Allegany to be appointed as peace offi-
  cers  by  the society for the prevention of cruelty to animals of such


  Section  1.   Subdivision 1 of section 3-b of the public officers law,
as amended by chapter 480 of the laws of 2010, is  amended  to  read  as
  1.  No  sheriff  of  a  county, mayor of a city, or official, or other
persons authorized by law to appoint special  deputy  sheriffs,  special
constables,  marshals, police officers, or peace officers in this state,
to preserve the public peace or quell public disturbance, shall hereaft-
er, at the instance of any agent, society, association  or  corporation,
or  otherwise,  appoint  as  such  special  deputy,  special  constable,
marshal, police officer, or peace officer, any person who shall not be a
citizen of the United States and a resident of the state  of  New  York,
and entitled to vote therein at the time of his appointment, and a resi-
dent of the same county as the mayor or sheriff or other official making
such  appointment;  provided,  however,  that when, in the judgment of a
sheriff of a county except those counties within the city of New York  a
situation  exists  which  requires temporary additional assistance, such
sheriff may appoint special deputy sheriffs who are non-residents of the
county but residents of the state of New  York  who  shall  hold  office
until  such time as the appointing sheriff determines that the situation
no longer exists; and no person shall assume or exercise the  functions,
powers,  duties  or  privileges  incident and belonging to the office of
special deputy sheriff, special constables, marshal, police officer,  or
peace  officer, without having first received his appointment in writing
from the authority lawfully appointing him.  Nothing  herein  contained,
however,  shall  apply to the appointment of a non-resident, as an emer-

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


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