senate Bill S1142

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to auxiliary police and their ability to carry a collapsible police baton

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 21, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 17, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 16, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 15, 2016 1st report cal.381
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 28, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 27, 2015 1st report cal.944
Jan 08, 2015 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 15, 2016 - Codes committee Vote

S1142
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 27, 2015 - Codes committee Vote

S1142
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1142 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A59
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง265.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7713, A7810
2017-2018: S1537, A1195, A9739
2019-2020: A854

S1142 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to auxiliary police and their ability to carry a collapsible police baton.

S1142 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1142 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1142

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to auxiliary police and their
  ability to carry a collapsible police baton

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  b  of  section  265.20  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 75 of the laws of 1983, and as relettered by  chapter
376 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  b.  Section 265.01 shall not apply to possession of that type of billy
commonly known as a "police baton" OR A COLLAPSIBLE "POLICE BATON" which
is twenty-four to twenty-six inches in length and no more than  one  and
one-quarter  inches in thickness by members of an auxiliary police force
[of a city with a population in excess of one  million  persons  or  the
county of Suffolk] when duly authorized by regulation or order issued by
the  police  commissioner of such city or such county respectively. Such
regulations shall require training  in  the  use  of  the  police  baton
including but not limited to the defensive use of the baton and instruc-
tion in the legal use of deadly physical force pursuant to article thir-
ty-five  of this chapter. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section
or any other provision of law, possession of such  baton  shall  not  be
authorized  when  used  intentionally to strike another person except in
those situations when the use of deadly physical force is authorized  by
such article thirty-five.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00509-01-5

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