assembly Bill A221

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the training requirements for peace officers

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Jan 09, 2019 referred to economic development

A221 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §89-n, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5256
2017-2018: A345

A221 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the training requirements for peace officers; creates a waiver of these requirements for federal law enforcement officers.

A221 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y


                             January 9, 2019

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRAUNSTEIN  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the  general  business  law,  in  relation  to  training


  Section 1. Paragraphs f and g of subdivision 4 of section 89-n of  the
general business law, paragraph f as amended and paragraph g as added by
chapter  221  of  the laws of 2003, are amended and a new paragraph h is
added to read as follows:
  f. a police officer as defined in paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (d),  (e),
(f),  (j),  (k),  (l), (o) and (p) of subdivision thirty-four of section
1.20 of the criminal procedure  law  who  has  been  retired  from  such
employment for a period not to exceed ten years, provided, however, that
a retired police officer who has been retired from such employment for a
period  in excess of ten years shall be required to provide proof to his
or her security guard employer of his or her satisfactory completion  of
an  eight hour annual in-service training course approved by the commis-
sioner, and provided further, however, that a retired police officer who
will be required by his or  her  security  guard  employer  to  carry  a
firearm  or will be authorized to have access to a firearm shall provide
to such employer proof of  his  or  her  satisfactory  completion  of  a
forty-seven  hour  firearms training course approved by the commissioner
and, if such firearms training course has not been completed within  one
year  prior to such employment, satisfactory completion of an additional
eight hour annual firearms in-service training course  approved  by  the
commissioner,  such  training  course to be completed at least annually;
  g. a peace officer as defined in subdivisions two, twenty and  twenty-
five and paragraphs a and b of subdivision twenty-one of section 2.10 of

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


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