|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 31, 2020||referred to education|
senate Bill S7620
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7620 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7620 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7620 SPONSOR: JORDAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law and the retirement and social security law, in relation to a school resource officer program PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would establish a School Resource Officer Program under the education law, and establish a school resource officer education grant program to reimburse school districts outside the city of New York, for the hiring of such a school resource officer. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: - Define the term School Resource Officer to include a retired police officer, retired deputy sheriff, or retired state trooper, or an active duty police officer, deputy sheriff or state trooper;
S7620 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7620 I N S E N A T E January 31, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JORDAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed 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 [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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