senate Bill S4494A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting retired federal agents and border patrol agents from training requirements for security guards

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 28, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 26, 2014 1st report cal.183
Jan 09, 2014 print number 4494b
amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 29, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 01, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2013 1st report cal.451
Apr 15, 2013 print number 4494a
amend and recommit to consumer protection
Apr 03, 2013 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Feb 26, 2014 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S4494B
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committee
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Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 26, 2014

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Apr 29, 2013 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S4494A
10
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committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2013

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Bill Amendments

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S4494 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6991A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §89-n, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6521

S4494 - Bill Texts

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Exempts retired federal agents and border patrol agents who have been retired for a period not to exceed ten years from training requirements for security guards.

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BILL NUMBER:S4494

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation
to exempting retired federal agents and border patrol agents from
training requirements for security guards

PURPOSE:

To exempt retired Federal Agents and Border Patrol Agents from
security guard training requirements provided that such individual
provides proof of training substantially similar to the training
required by law.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 of the bill amends section 89-n of the general business law
to include retired Federal Agents and Border Patrol Agents as exempt
from the security guard training requirements, if they provide proof
of completion of training substantially similar to the training
required by law.

Section 2 of the bill is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

Currently, certain qualified and properly trained professionals are
exempt from security guard training requirements. These professionals
may include certain correction officers, bridge and tunnel officers,
court officers, court clerks, and certain retired police and peace
officers. However, retired federal agents or border patrol agents are
not exempt from such security guard training requirements. These
federal agents possess years of valuable experience, and in many cases
can demonstrate similar training to the standard of training required
by law. The costs of completing training requirements can dissuade
highly qualified retired federal agents from becoming security guards.
This bill will allow retired federal agents to continue serving in a
role of safety and protection without having to duplicate costly
training.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

S6521 (2012) referred to Consumer Protection Committee.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  4494

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general  business  law,  in  relation  to  exempting
  retired federal agents and border patrol agents from training require-
  ments for security guards

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

  Section 1. Paragraph g of subdivision 4 of section 89-n of the general
business law, as added by chapter 221 of the laws of  2003,  is  amended
and a new paragraph h is added to read as follows:
  g.  a peace officer as defined in subdivisions two, twenty and twenty-
five and paragraphs a and b of subdivision twenty-one of section 2.10 of
the criminal procedure law who has been retired from such employment for
a period not to exceed ten years,  provided,  however,  that  a  retired
peace  officer who has been retired from such employment for a period in
excess of ten years shall be required to provide proof  to  his  or  her
security  guard  employer  of  his  or her satisfactory completion of an
eight hour annual in-service training course approved by  the  municipal
police  training  council, and provided further, however, that a retired
peace officer who will be required by his or her security guard employer
to carry a firearm or will be authorized to have  access  to  a  firearm
shall  provide  to  such  employer  proof  of  his  or  her satisfactory
completion of a forty-seven hour firearms training  course  approved  by
the  municipal  police  training  council and, if such firearms training
course has not been completed  within  one  year  prior  to  employment,
satisfactory  completion  of  an  additional  eight hour annual firearms
in-service training course approved by  the  municipal  police  training
council, such training course to be completed at least annually[.]; OR
  H. A RETIRED FEDERAL AGENT OR BORDER PATROL AGENT WHO HAS BEEN RETIRED
FROM SUCH EMPLOYMENT FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED TEN YEARS, PROVIDED THAT
SUCH  INDIVIDUAL PROVIDES PROOF OF HIS OR HER SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF
TRAINING SUBSTANTIALLY  SIMILAR  TO  THE  TRAINING  SET  FORTH  IN  THIS
SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10141-01-3

S4494A - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6991A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §89-n, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6521

S4494A - Bill Texts

view summary

Exempts retired federal agents and border patrol agents who have been retired for a period not to exceed ten years from training requirements for security guards.

view sponsor memo
BILL NUMBER:S4494A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation
to exempting retired federal agents and border patrol agents from
training requirements for security guards

PURPOSE:

To exempt retired Federal Agents and Border Patrol Agents from
security guard training requirements provided that such individual
provides proof of training substantially similar to the training
required by law.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 of the bill amends section 89-n of the general business law
to include retired Federal Agents and Border Patrol Agents as exempt
from the security guard training requirements, if they provide proof
of completion of training substantially similar to the training
required by law.

Section 2 of the bill is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

Currently, certain qualified and properly trained professionals are
exempt from security guard training requirements. These professionals
may include certain correction officers, bridge and tunnel officers,
court officers, court clerks, and certain retired police and peace
officers. However, retired federal agents or border patrol agents are
not exempt from such security guard training requirements. These
federal agents possess years of valuable experience, and in many cases
can demonstrate similar training to the standard of training required
by law. The costs of completing training requirements can dissuade
highly qualified retired federal agents from becoming security guards.
This bill will allow retired federal agents to continue serving in a
role of safety and protection without having to duplicate costly
training.

PRIOR. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

S6521 (2012) referred to Consumer Protection Committee.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                 4494--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general  business  law,  in  relation  to  exempting
  retired federal agents and border patrol agents from training require-
  ments for security guards

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

  Section 1. Paragraph g of subdivision 4 of section 89-n of the general
business law, as added by chapter 221 of the laws of  2003,  is  amended
and a new paragraph h is added to read as follows:
  g.  a peace officer as defined in subdivisions two, twenty and twenty-
five and paragraphs a and b of subdivision twenty-one of section 2.10 of
the criminal procedure law who has been retired from such employment for
a period not to exceed ten years,  provided,  however,  that  a  retired
peace  officer who has been retired from such employment for a period in
excess of ten years shall be required to provide proof  to  his  or  her
security  guard  employer  of  his  or her satisfactory completion of an
eight hour annual in-service training course approved by  the  municipal
police  training  council, and provided further, however, that a retired
peace officer who will be required by his or her security guard employer
to carry a firearm or will be authorized to have  access  to  a  firearm
shall  provide  to  such  employer  proof  of  his  or  her satisfactory
completion of a forty-seven hour firearms training  course  approved  by
the  municipal  police  training  council and, if such firearms training
course has not been completed  within  one  year  prior  to  employment,
satisfactory  completion  of  an  additional  eight hour annual firearms
in-service training course approved by  the  municipal  police  training
council, such training course to be completed at least annually[.]; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10141-02-3

S. 4494--A                          2

  H. A RETIRED FEDERAL AGENT OR RETIRED BORDER PATROL AGENT WHO HAS BEEN
RETIRED  FROM  SUCH  EMPLOYMENT  FOR  A  PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED TEN YEARS,
PROVIDED THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL PROVIDES PROOF OF HIS OR HER  SATISFACTORY
COMPLETION  OF  TRAINING SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR TO THE TRAINING SET FORTH
IN THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

S4494B (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6991A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §89-n, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6521

S4494B (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

view summary

Exempts retired federal agents and border patrol agents who have been retired for a period not to exceed ten years from training requirements for security guards.

view sponsor memo
BILL NUMBER:S4494B

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation
to exempting retired federal agents and border patrol agents from
training requirements for security guards

PURPOSE: To exempt retired Federal Agents and Border Patrol Agents
from security guard training requirements provided that such
individual provides proof of training substantially similar to the
training required by law.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 of the bill amends section 89-n of the general business law
to include retired Federal Agents and Border Patrol Agents as exempt
from the security guard training requirements, if they provide proof
of completion of training substantially similar to the training
required by law.

Section 2 of the bill is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: Currently, certain qualified and properly trained
professionals are exempt from security guard training requirements.
These professionals may include certain correction officers, bridge
and tunnel officers, court officers, court clerks, and certain retired
police and peace officers. However, retired federal agents ox border
patrol agents are not exempt from such security guard training
requirements. These federal agents possess years of valuable
experience, and in many cases can demonstrate similar training to the
standard of training required by law. The costs of completing training
requirements can dissuade highly qualified retired federal agents from
becoming security guards. This bill will allow retired federal agents
to continue serving in a role of safety and protection without having
to duplicate costly training.

PRIOR. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S6521 (2012) referred to Consumer
Protection Committee.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                 4494--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Consumer  Protection  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  business law, in relation to exempting
  retired federal agents and border patrol agents from training require-
  ments for security guards

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

  Section 1. Paragraph g of subdivision 4 of section 89-n of the general
business  law,  as  added by chapter 221 of the laws of 2003, is amended
and a new paragraph h is added to read as follows:
  g. a peace officer as defined in subdivisions two, twenty and  twenty-
five and paragraphs a and b of subdivision twenty-one of section 2.10 of
the criminal procedure law who has been retired from such employment for
a  period  not  to  exceed  ten years, provided, however, that a retired
peace officer who has been retired from such employment for a period  in
excess  of  ten  years  shall be required to provide proof to his or her
security guard employer of his or  her  satisfactory  completion  of  an
eight  hour  annual in-service training course approved by the municipal
police training council, and provided further, however, that  a  retired
peace officer who will be required by his or her security guard employer
to  carry  a  firearm  or will be authorized to have access to a firearm
shall provide  to  such  employer  proof  of  his  or  her  satisfactory
completion  of  a  forty-seven hour firearms training course approved by
the municipal police training council and,  if  such  firearms  training
course  has  not  been  completed  within  one year prior to employment,
satisfactory completion of an  additional  eight  hour  annual  firearms

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10141-05-3

S. 4494--B                          2

in-service  training  course  approved  by the municipal police training
council, such training course to be completed at least annually[.]; OR
  H. A RETIRED FEDERAL AGENT OR RETIRED BORDER PATROL AGENT WHO HAS BEEN
RETIRED  FROM  SUCH  EMPLOYMENT  FOR  A  PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED TEN YEARS,
PROVIDED THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL PROVIDES PROOF OF HIS OR HER  SATISFACTORY
COMPLETION  OF  TRAINING SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR TO THE TRAINING SET FORTH
IN THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and the secretary of state
is hereby authorized to add, amend and/or repeal any rule or  regulation
necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date.

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