senate Bill S7811A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to a school resource officer program

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 05, 2018 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.551
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 01, 2018 print number 7811a
Mar 01, 2018 amend and recommit to education
Feb 27, 2018 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S7811 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-c, amd §§3602 & 3602-c, Ed L

S7811 - Summary

Relates to creating a school resource officer program to permit the employment of retired law enforcement officers; provides school resource officer security protection aid.

S7811 - Sponsor Memo

S7811 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7811

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  a  school  resource
  officer   program  and  providing  school  resource  officer  security
  protection aid

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 2801-c
to read as follows:
  S  2801-C.  NEW  YORK  STATE  SCHOOL  RESOURCE OFFICER PROGRAM. 1. FOR
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER" SHALL  MEAN
A  SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER, SCHOOL SAFETY OFFICER, SCHOOL SECURITY OFFI-
CER, OR ANY OTHER SUBSTANTIALLY SIMILAR  POSITION  OR  OFFICE,  THAT  IS
DESIGNED  TO  PROVIDE  IMPROVED  PUBLIC SAFETY AND/OR SECURITY ON SCHOOL
GROUNDS. SUCH SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER MAY BE A RETIRED POLICE OFFICER, A
RETIRED STATE TROOPER, A RETIRED DEPUTY  SHERIFF,  A  STATE  TROOPER,  A
POLICE OFFICER IN THE ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE OF A TOWN, CITY OR VILLAGE, OR
A DEPUTY SHERIFF FROM A COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT.
  2. ANY PUBLIC OR NONPUBLIC SCHOOL MAY EMPLOY, IN EITHER THE CLASSIFIED
OR  UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE, ANY SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER FOR THE PURPOSE OF
PROVIDING IMPROVED PUBLIC SAFETY AND/OR SECURITY ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.  ANY
SUCH  PUBLIC OR NONPUBLIC SCHOOL MAY ALSO CONTRACT WITH THE STATE OF NEW
YORK, OR A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE, FOR THE PROVISION OF  A  STATE
TROOPER, POLICE OFFICER OR DEPUTY SHERIFF, TO SERVE AS A SCHOOL RESOURCE
OFFICER,  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  PROVIDING IMPROVED PUBLIC SAFETY AND/OR
SECURITY ON SCHOOL GROUNDS. A SCHOOL DISTRICT  SHALL  BE  AUTHORIZED  TO
EMPLOY OR CONTRACT FOR AS MANY SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS AS SUCH DISTRICT
DEEMS NECESSARY.
  3.  IT  SHALL  BE  THE  ROLE OF THE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER TO PROVIDE
IMPROVED PUBLIC SAFETY AND/OR SECURITY ON SCHOOL  GROUNDS.  SUCH  SCHOOL
RESOURCE  OFFICER  MAY  CARRY  AND POSSESS FIREARMS DURING THE COURSE OF
THEIR DUTIES AT SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT, BUT NOTHING  IN  THIS  SUBDIVISION
SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO  AUTHORIZE  SUCH SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER TO CARRY,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14905-01-8

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S7811A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-c, amd §§3602 & 3602-c, Ed L

S7811A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to creating a school resource officer program to permit the employment of retired law enforcement officers; provides school resource officer security protection aid.

S7811A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7811A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7811--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GALLIVAN, AMEDORE, HELMING, MURPHY -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to a school resource
  officer  program  and  providing  school  resource  officer   security
  protection aid

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 2801-c
to read as follows:
  S 2801-C. NEW YORK STATE  SCHOOL  RESOURCE  OFFICER  PROGRAM.  1.  FOR
PURPOSES  OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER" SHALL MEAN
A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER, SCHOOL SAFETY OFFICER, SCHOOL SECURITY  OFFI-
CER,  OR  ANY  OTHER  SUBSTANTIALLY  SIMILAR POSITION OR OFFICE, THAT IS
DESIGNED TO PROVIDE IMPROVED PUBLIC SAFETY  AND/OR  SECURITY  ON  SCHOOL
GROUNDS. SUCH SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER MAY BE A RETIRED POLICE OFFICER, A
RETIRED  STATE  TROOPER,  A  RETIRED  DEPUTY SHERIFF, A STATE TROOPER, A
POLICE OFFICER IN THE ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE OF A TOWN, CITY OR VILLAGE, OR
A DEPUTY SHERIFF FROM A COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT.
  2. ANY PUBLIC OR NONPUBLIC SCHOOL MAY EMPLOY, IN EITHER THE CLASSIFIED
OR UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE, ANY SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER FOR THE PURPOSE  OF
PROVIDING  IMPROVED PUBLIC SAFETY AND/OR SECURITY ON SCHOOL GROUNDS. ANY
SUCH PUBLIC OR NONPUBLIC SCHOOL MAY ALSO CONTRACT WITH THE STATE OF  NEW
YORK,  OR  A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE, FOR THE PROVISION OF A STATE
TROOPER, POLICE OFFICER OR DEPUTY SHERIFF, TO SERVE AS A SCHOOL RESOURCE
OFFICER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF  PROVIDING  IMPROVED  PUBLIC  SAFETY  AND/OR
SECURITY  ON  SCHOOL  GROUNDS.  A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO
EMPLOY OR CONTRACT FOR AS MANY SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS AS SUCH DISTRICT
DEEMS NECESSARY.
  3. IT SHALL BE THE PRIMARY ROLE OF  THE  SCHOOL  RESOURCE  OFFICER  TO
PROVIDE  IMPROVED  PUBLIC  SAFETY AND/OR SECURITY ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.  IN
ADDITION, TO THIS PRIMARY ROLE, SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS ALSO MAY  SERVE
ADDITIONAL ROLES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

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

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