senate Bill S2859

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to residency restrictions for peace officers employed by Cornell university assigned to the Ithaca campus; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 15, 2013 signed chap.8
Mar 12, 2013 delivered to governor
Feb 27, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.40
substituted for s2859
Feb 27, 2013 substituted by a914
Feb 12, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 11, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 05, 2013 1st report cal.40
Jan 24, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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Feb 5, 2013 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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S2859 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A914
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §3 sub 59, amd §3-b, Pub Off L

S2859 - Bill Texts

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Relates to residency restrictions for peace officers employed by Cornell university assigned to the Ithaca campus.

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BILL NUMBER:S2859

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public officers law, in relation to
peace officers employed by Cornell University; and to repeal subdivision
59 of section 3 of such law relating thereto

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow for Cornell University, Itha-
ca campus to hire campus police officers who live outside of Tompkins
County.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section one of the bill repeals amendments made by a chapter of the laws
of 2012 amending the public officers law, as proposed in S.7485-A.
Section two of the bill adds a new subdivision in section 3-b of the
public officers law.

JUSTIFICATION: In order to improve hiring, and allow for greater free-
dom of residency location, the legislation would allow for Cornell
University police officers, who are assigned to the Ithaca campus, to
reside outside of Tompkins County, and still perform their official
functions at the university.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Undetermined.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately; provided that section one of this act
shall take effect on the same date as a chapter of the laws of 2012
amending the public officers law relating to residency requirements for
peace officers employed by Cornell University, as proposed in legisla-
tive bills numbers S.7485-A and A.10400-A, takes effect.

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

                                  2859

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to  peace  officers
  employed  by  Cornell  University;  and  to  repeal  subdivision 59 of
  section 3 of such law relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 59 of section 3 of the public officers law, as
added by chapter 499 of the laws of 2012, is REPEALED.
  S 2. Section 3-b of the public officers law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. IN RESPECT TO PEACE OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY  CORNELL  UNIVERSITY,  AND
ASSIGNED  TO  THE ITHACA CAMPUS, PURSUANT TO SECTION FIFTY-SEVEN HUNDRED
NINE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  SECTION  REQUIRING  A
PERSON  TO  BE  A RESIDENT OF THE SAME COUNTY AS THE APPOINTING OFFICIAL
SHALL NOT PREVENT A PERSON FROM SERVING AS A PEACE OFFICER  FOR  CORNELL
UNIVERSITY,  OR  AS A SPECIAL DEPUTY SHERIFF, AND ASSIGNED TO THE ITHACA
CAMPUS, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FORTY-TWO OF SECTION 2.10 OF THE CRIM-
INAL PROCEDURE LAW, PROVIDED THAT SUCH PERSON RESIDES IN  THE  STATE  OF
NEW YORK.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05619-02-3

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