Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014
referred to higher education
|May 30, 2013
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 09, 2013
referred to higher education
Senate Bill S1554
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S1554 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S1554 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1554 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the development of a comprehensive campus security plan PURPOSE: To allow security officers more enforcement authority, to expand on existing campus security laws and regulations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: 1) A new section 6435-a is created to require each campus to use its existing advisory committees on campus security to establish a comprehensive security plan. It also requires each campus to establish a relationship with its local police force. 2) The plan must address how the campus will respond to various types of emergencies. It must include law enforcement, emergency medical personnel, the use of various communications monitoring and sensor technology and the mapping of campus grounds and facilities. 3) The plan also requires that each campus conduct emergency/drills, to evaluate such drills against standards that have been developed in consultation with local law enforcement and that have been reviewed by the New York State Police. 4) The bill requires SUNY & CUNY to implement several pilot programs
2013-S1554 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1554 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the development of a comprehensive campus security plan THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6435-a to read as follows: S 6435-A. COMPREHENSIVE CAMPUS SECURITY PLAN. 1. THE PRESIDENT OR CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF EVERY COLLEGE CHARTERED BY THE REGENTS OR INCORPORATED BY SPECIAL ACT OF THE LEGISLATURE INCLUDING ALL STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AND COMMUNITY COLLEGES, SHALL WORK WITH THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON CAMPUS SECURITY, AS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION SIXTY-FOUR HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE CAMPUS SECURITY PLAN FOR THE COLLEGE. SUCH PLAN SHALL INCLUDE: A. THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: THE COUNTY SHERIFF, THE STATE POLICE OR THE NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT. B. THE COORDINATION OF VARIOUS LAW ENFORCEMENT AND EMERGENCY SERVICE AND MEDICAL PERSONNEL, BOTH ON AND OFF CAMPUS, IN RESPONSE TO EMERGEN- CIES ON, IN OR AROUND THE CAMPUS. C. THE USE OF VARIOUS COMMUNICATIONS, MONITORING AND SENSOR TECHNOLO- GIES IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THE SAFETY OF ALL CAMPUS PERSONNEL, TO COORDI- NATE THE ACTIVITIES OF ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSON- NEL ON AND OFF CAMPUS, TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL THREATS TO THE CAMPUS SECURITY AND TO RESPOND TO ANY EMERGENCY ON CAMPUS. D. PROVIDE FOR THE DETAILED MAPPING OF ALL CAMPUS ROADS AND FACILITIES INCLUDING THE INTERNAL MAPPING OF EACH CAMPUS FACILITY, WHICH SHALL BE MAINTAINED IN A SECURED LOCATION BY THE CAMPUS AND BY THE LOCAL LAW EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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