assembly Bill A5014A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the use of electronic dart guns or electronic stun guns on school grounds by school safety agents

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (5)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 07, 2014 held for consideration in codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Feb 26, 2013 print number 5014a
Feb 26, 2013 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Feb 14, 2013 referred to codes

A5014 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.20, Pen L, add §2801-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A2262
2017-2018: A1831
2019-2020: A2495

A5014 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the use of electronic dart guns or electronic stun guns on school grounds by school safety agents; authorizes the appointment of school safety officer by school principals or superintendents; defines terms.

A5014 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5014

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CROUCH -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Codes

AN  ACT to amend the penal law and the education law, in relation to the
  use of electronic dart guns or electronic stun guns on school  grounds
  by school safety agents

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 17 to read as follows:
  17. POSSESSION OR USE OF AN ELECTRONIC DART GUN OR ELECTRONIC STUN GUN
AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISIONS FIFTEEN-A AND FIFTEEN-C OF SECTION 265.00  OF
THIS  ARTICLE  BY  SCHOOL  SAFETY AGENTS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS AS AUTHORIZED
UNDER SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE-C OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new  section  2801-c  to
read as follows:
  S  2801-C.  USE  OF  ELECTRONIC  DART  GUNS OR ELECTRONIC STUN GUNS ON
SCHOOL GROUNDS BY SCHOOL SAFETY AGENTS. 1. A. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND
THE TRUSTEES OR SOLE TRUSTEE OF EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY AUTHORIZE  THE
PRINCIPAL  OR  THE PRINCIPAL'S OR SUPERINTENDENT'S DESIGNEE OR DESIGNEES
TO POSSESS AN ELECTRONIC DART GUN OR ELECTRONIC STUN GUN ON  THE  SCHOOL
GROUNDS OF EACH SCHOOL WITHIN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT. SUCH INDIVIDUAL SHALL
BE DESIGNATED A SCHOOL SAFETY AGENT.
  B. AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL BE DESIGNATED A SCHOOL SAFETY AGENT ONLY IF (I)
HE  OR  SHE  IS NOT PROHIBITED BY STATE OR FEDERAL LAW FROM POSSESSING A
FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN; AND (II) HE OR SHE HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED
A COURSE OF TRAINING APPROVED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE  POLICE  IN
THE  USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE AND THE USE OF ELECTRONIC DART GUNS OR
ELECTRONIC STUN GUNS.
  C. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE TRUSTEES OR SOLE  TRUSTEE  OF  EVERY
SCHOOL  DISTRICT,  IN  CONSULTATION WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE STATE
POLICE, SHALL ADOPT A WRITTEN POLICY SPECIFYING THE MANNER IN WHICH  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08711-02-3

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A5014A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.20, Pen L, add §2801-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A2262
2017-2018: A1831
2019-2020: A2495

A5014A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the use of electronic dart guns or electronic stun guns on school grounds by school safety agents; authorizes the appointment of school safety officer by school principals or superintendents; defines terms.

A5014A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5014--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CROUCH -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law and the education law, in relation to  the
  use  of electronic dart guns or electronic stun guns on school grounds
  and school buses by school safety agents

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 17 to read as follows:
  17. POSSESSION OR USE OF AN ELECTRONIC DART GUN OR ELECTRONIC STUN GUN
AS  DEFINED IN SUBDIVISIONS FIFTEEN-A AND FIFTEEN-C OF SECTION 265.00 OF
THIS ARTICLE BY SCHOOL SAFETY AGENTS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR  SCHOOL  BUSES
AS  AUTHORIZED UNDER SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE-C OF THE EDUCATION
LAW.
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new  section  2801-c  to
read as follows:
  S  2801-C.  USE  OF  ELECTRONIC  DART  GUNS OR ELECTRONIC STUN GUNS ON
SCHOOL GROUNDS OR SCHOOL BUSES BY SCHOOL SAFETY AGENTS. 1. A. THE  BOARD
OF EDUCATION, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, OR SOLE TRUSTEE OF ANY SCHOOL OR SCHOOL
DISTRICT, WHETHER PUBLIC, PRIVATE, OR CHARTER, MAY AUTHORIZE THE PRINCI-
PAL  OR  THE  PRINCIPAL'S  OR  SUPERINTENDENT'S DESIGNEE OR DESIGNEES TO
POSSESS AN ELECTRONIC DART GUN OR ELECTRONIC  STUN  GUN  ON  THE  SCHOOL
GROUNDS  OF  EACH SCHOOL WITHIN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ON ANY SCHOOL BUS
BEING USED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT. SUCH INDIVIDUAL SHALL BE DESIGNATED A
SCHOOL SAFETY AGENT.
  B. AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL BE DESIGNATED A SCHOOL SAFETY AGENT ONLY IF (I)
HE OR SHE IS NOT PROHIBITED BY STATE OR FEDERAL LAW  FROM  POSSESSING  A
FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN; AND (II) HE OR SHE HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED
A  COURSE  OF TRAINING APPROVED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE POLICE IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08711-04-3

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.