assembly Bill A10885

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to a school resource officer program

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May 25, 2018 referred to education

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A10885 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7810
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2801-c, amd §3641, Ed L; amd §211, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A3732

A10885 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to creating a school resource officer program to permit the employment of retired law enforcement officers and provide grants to school districts and non-public schools for such purpose.

A10885 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10885

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 25, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  HAWLEY,  CASTORINA,  CROUCH, FRIEND, GIGLIO,
  MURRAY, NORRIS, RA, RAIA, TAGUE, THIELE -- read once and  referred  to
  the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law and the retirement and social security
  law, in relation to a school resource officer program

  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:
  § 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:
  (A)  PROPOSING  AND  ENFORCING  POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES
RELATED TO SCHOOL SAFETY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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