assembly Bill A10979

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Allows for the creation of a joint police department for the towns of Webb and Inlet

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May 29, 2018 referred to local governments

A10979 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A4836
2021-2022: A2227

A10979 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for the creation of a joint police department for the towns of Webb and Inlet.

A10979 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 29, 2018

Introduced by M. of A. BUTLER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Local Governments

AN  ACT  allowing  for the creation of a joint police department for the
  towns of Webb and Inlet


  Section 1. General. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 121-a of
the  general  municipal  law,  or  any  law,  general or special, to the
contrary, the town boards of the town of Webb, Herkimer County, and town
of Inlet, Hamilton County, are hereby authorized,  upon  approval  of  a
proposition duly submitted to the voters in such towns and upon a major-
ity  vote  by the governing bodies of Herkimer and Hamilton Counties, to
establish a joint town police department  with  jurisdiction  over  both
towns pursuant to the provisions of this act.
  §  2.  Town proposition and joint town laws. (a) The proposition to be
submitted to the voters in such towns may be submitted at a  general  or
special election of each town.
  (b) Upon the approval of a proposition by the electorate of each town,
the  town  boards shall meet in joint session, at a time and place to be
determined by agreement of such boards, and organize such  joint  police
department  and  establish  rules  and  regulations  governing the same,
including, but not limited to when such  joint  department  shall  begin
operations.  A  copy  of  the resolution, referendum vote, and all local
laws relating to the establishment  and  operation  of  a  joint  police
department  shall  be  provided to and filed with the town clerks of the
towns of Webb and Inlet; additionally, upon  establishment  of  a  joint
department,  notification  shall  be  provided  to  Hamilton  County and
Herkimer County, and the State of New York.
  (c) Local laws establishing rules and regulations of  a  joint  police
department as authorized by this act shall, at a minimum:
  (i)  Provide  for  the appointment of a chief of police for such joint
police department;

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