assembly Bill A2262

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Mar 29, 2016 held for consideration in codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
Jan 15, 2015 referred to codes

A2262 (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:
2013-2014: A5014
2017-2018: A1831
2019-2020: A2495

A2262 (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.

A2262 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2262

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

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
  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
THE  USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE AND THE USE OF ELECTRONIC DART GUNS OR
ELECTRONIC STUN GUNS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05270-01-5

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