senate Bill S2108

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of any individuals suspected of killing or seriously wounding any law enforcement officer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1200
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2013 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.723
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 10, 2013 referred to finance

Votes

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Jun 9, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S2108
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 21, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S2108
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2108 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2278
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง837-s & 837-t, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2730, A6662
2009-2010: S8145

S2108 - Summary

Establishes a blue alert system to aid in the identification, location and apprehension of any individuals suspected of killing or seriously wounding any local, state or federal law enforcement officer.

S2108 - Sponsor Memo

S2108 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2108

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  establishing  a  blue
  alert  system  to aid in the apprehension of any individuals suspected
  of killing or seriously wounding any law enforcement officer

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

  Section  1.  The  executive  law is amended by adding two new sections
837-s and 837-t to read as follows:
  S 837-S. BLUE ALERT SYSTEM. 1. THERE IS ESTABLISHED WITHIN  THE  DIVI-
SION  THE  BLUE ALERT SYSTEM REFERRED TO IN THIS SECTION AS THE "SYSTEM"
WHICH IS A STATEWIDE PROGRAM TO AID IN THE IDENTIFICATION, LOCATION  AND
APPREHENSION  OF  ANY  INDIVIDUAL OR INDIVIDUALS SUSPECTED OF KILLING OR
SERIOUSLY WOUNDING ANY LOCAL, STATE, OR FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "LAW ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER"  MEANS
ANY  PUBLIC  SERVANT  HAVING BOTH THE POWER AND DUTY TO MAKE ARRESTS FOR
VIOLATIONS OF THE LAWS OF  THE  STATE  OF  NEW  YORK,  AND  FEDERAL  LAW
ENFORCEMENT  OFFICERS  AUTHORIZED  TO CARRY FIREARMS AND TO MAKE ARRESTS
FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.
  3. THE DIVISION SHALL DEVELOP REGIONS TO PROVIDE THE SYSTEM. THE DIVI-
SION SHALL COORDINATE WITH LOCAL LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCIES  AND  PUBLIC
COMMERCIAL  TELEVISION  AND  RADIO  BROADCASTERS TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE
SYSTEM. IN THE EVENT THAT A LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OPTS NOT TO SET
UP A SYSTEM AND A KILLING OR SERIOUS WOUNDING OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFI-
CER OCCURS WITHIN THE JURISDICTION, IT SHALL  NOTIFY  THE  DIVISION  WHO
WILL NOTIFY LOCAL MEDIA IN THE REGION.
  4.  THE  BLUE ALERT SYSTEM SHALL INCLUDE ALL STATE AGENCIES CAPABLE OF
PROVIDING URGENT AND TIMELY INFORMATION  TO  THE  PUBLIC  TOGETHER  WITH
BROADCASTERS AND OTHER PRIVATE ENTITIES THAT VOLUNTEER TO PARTICIPATE IN
THE  DISSEMINATION  OF  URGENT PUBLIC INFORMATION. THE BLUE ALERT SYSTEM

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04004-01-3

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