assembly Bill A9712

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Grants peace officer status to certain public safety officers employed by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Feb 06, 2020 referred to codes

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A9712 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7645
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2.10, CP L

A9712 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants peace officer status to certain public safety officers employed by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, who are designated as such by the president in concurrence with the board of trustees.

A9712 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9712

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  criminal procedure law, in relation to granting
  peace officer status to certain public  safety  officers  employed  by
  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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

  Section 1.  Section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 86 to read as follows:
  86.  (A)  PUBLIC  SAFETY  OFFICERS  EMPLOYED BY RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC
INSTITUTE WHO ARE DESIGNATED AS PEACE OFFICERS BY THE PRESIDENT OF RENS-
SELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, WITH CONCURRENCE OF THE BOARD OF  TRUSTEES
FOR  RENSSELAER  POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPHS (B), (C),
AND (D) OF THIS SUBDIVISION; PROVIDED, HOWEVER,  THAT  NOTHING  IN  THIS
SUBDIVISION  SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO  AUTHORIZE ANY SUCH OFFICER TO CARRY,
POSSESS, REPAIR, OR DISPOSE OF A FIREARM UNLESS THE APPROPRIATE  LICENSE
THEREFOR HAS BEEN ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF THE PENAL LAW.
  (B)  FOR  THE  PROTECTION  OF  THE GROUNDS, BUILDINGS, AND PROPERTY OF
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC  INSTITUTE,  THE  PREVENTION  OF  CRIME  AND  THE
ENFORCEMENT  OF  LAW  AND ORDER, THE PRESIDENT OF RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC
INSTITUTE MAY, WITH THE CONCURRENCE OF THE BOARD  OF  TRUSTEES,  APPOINT
AND  REMOVE  SUCH  NUMBER  OF PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS DESIGNATED AS PEACE
OFFICERS AS IS DETERMINED BY SUCH PRESIDENT AND BOARD  TO  BE  NECESSARY
FOR  THE  MAINTENANCE  OF PUBLIC ORDER CONSISTENT WITH THIS SUBDIVISION.
SUCH RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE PEACE OFFICERS SO APPOINTED  SHALL
BE  EMPLOYEES  OF  RENSSELAER  POLYTECHNIC  INSTITUTE AND SUBJECT TO ITS
SUPERVISION AND CONTROL. SUCH  RENSSELAER  POLYTECHNIC  INSTITUTE  PEACE
OFFICERS  SHALL  HAVE THE POWERS OF PEACE OFFICERS WITHIN THE GEOGRAPHIC
AREA OF EMPLOYMENT OF THE GROUNDS  OR  PREMISES  OWNED,  CONTROLLED,  OR
ADMINISTERED  BY  RENSSELAER  POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE WITHIN THE COUNTY OF
RENSSELAER, ON ANY PUBLIC STREET AND SIDEWALK THAT  ABUTS  THE  GROUNDS,
BUILDINGS,  OR  PROPERTY  OF SUCH UNIVERSITY, AND BEYOND SUCH GEOGRAPHIC
AREA WITH THE APPROVAL OR REQUEST OF THE CHIEF LAW  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER
OF  THE  LOCAL  LAW ENFORCEMENT JURISDICTION OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, FOR

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