senate Bill S646

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes Triborough bridge and tunnel peace officers the right to temporarily stop and question persons and conduct frisk for weapons

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 05, 2011 referred to codes

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S646 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4304
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง140.50, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2801, A5111A

S646 - Summary

Authorizes Triborough bridge and tunnel peace officers the right to temporarily stop and question persons and conduct frisk for weapons.

S646 - Sponsor Memo

S646 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   646

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  adding
  Triborough bridge and tunnel authority peace officers to those able to
  conduct temporary questioning of persons

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

  Section 1. Section 140.50 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by
chapter 911 of the laws of 1972, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 714
of the laws of 1973, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 237 of the laws
of 1985 and subdivision 4 as added by chapter 176 of the laws  of  2010,
is amended to read as follows:
S  140.50  Temporary questioning of persons in public places; search for
           weapons.
  1. In addition to the authority provided by this article for making an
arrest without a warrant, a police officer may stop a person in a public
place located within the geographical area of such officer's  employment
when  [he]  SUCH  POLICE OFFICER reasonably suspects that such person is
committing, has committed or is about to commit either (a) a  felony  or
(b)  a misdemeanor defined in the penal law, and may demand [of him his]
SUCH PERSON'S name, address and an explanation of his OR HER conduct.
  2. Any person who  is  a  peace  officer  and  who  provides  security
services  for any court of the unified court system may stop a person in
or about the courthouse to which [he] SUCH  PEACE  OFFICER  is  assigned
when  [he]  SUCH  PEACE  OFFICER reasonably suspects that such person is
committing, has committed or is about to commit either (a) a  felony  or
(b)  a misdemeanor defined in the penal law, and may demand [of him his]
SUCH PERSON'S name, address and an explanation of his OR HER conduct.
  3. ANY PERSON WHO IS A PEACE OFFICER AND ENFORCES  ALL  PROVISIONS  OF
LAW  IN AND ABOUT THE TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE AND TUNNEL AUTHORITY FACILITIES,

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

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