senate Bill S6996

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Designates uniformed officers of the fire marshal's office of the town of Huntington as peace officers

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2012 vetoed memo.189
Dec 05, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.455
substituted for a9883
Jun 12, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1156
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 19, 2012 referred to codes

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S6996 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9883
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2.10, CP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4209, A6600
2009-2010: S2407A, A5709A

S6996 - Bill Texts

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Designates uniformed officers of the fire marshal's office of the town of Huntington as peace officers.

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BILL NUMBER:S6996

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to designating
uniformed officers of the fire marshal's office of the town of
Huntington as peace officers

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To allow those uniformed officers who
serve in the Fire Marshal's office in the Town of Huntington the same
powers and responsibilities as officers holding the same positions in
the towns of Southampton and Riverhead.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
The Criminal Procedure Law, Section
2.10, Subdivision 63 is amended to add the words and the Town of
Huntington to existing law.

JUSTIFICATION:
In amending the Criminal Procedure Law, the State
Legislature can dramatically expand the number of peace officers
available to respond to certain emergencies by providing peace
officer status to unarmed, uniformed-service member of the Fire
Marshal' office in the Town of Huntington.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
A.8255 - Vetoed in 2007
A.10719 - Vetoed in 2008
A.5709A - Referred to Codes, Rules. Passed Assembly, Senate
Vetoed in 2009
Vetoed in 2011

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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

    S. 6996                                                  A. 9883

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             April 19, 2012
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. FLANAGAN, MARCELLINO -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Codes

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by  M.  of A. CONTE, RAIA -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation  to  designating
  uniformed  officers  of the fire marshal's office of the town of Hunt-
  ington as peace officers

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  63 of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure
law, as amended by chapter 638 of the laws of 2003, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  63.  Uniformed  members  of  the  fire marshal's office in the town of
Southampton [and], the town of Riverhead AND  THE  TOWN  OF  HUNTINGTON,
when  acting  pursuant  to their special duties in matters arising under
the laws relating to fires, the extinguishment thereof and fire  perils;
provided,  however  that  nothing in this subdivision shall be deemed to
authorize such officer to carry, possess, repair or dispose of a firearm
unless the appropriate license therefor  has  been  issued  pursuant  to
section 400.00 of the penal law.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09235-01-1

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