senate Bill S4900

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting executive orders directing state police to not assist with the enforcement of federal laws

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
Mar 28, 2019 referred to finance

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S4900 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §233, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3645

S4900 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that employees of the state police shall not be directed by executive order or regulations to not assist with the enforcement of federal laws.

S4900 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4900 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4900

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 28, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive  law,  in  relation  to  executive  orders
  relating to cooperation with federal law enforcement

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 233 to
read as follows:
  § 233. PROHIBITION AGAINST  REGULATIONS,  RULES  OR  EXECUTIVE  ORDERS
DIRECTING THE STATE POLICE TO NOT ASSIST WITH THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL
LAW  OR TO NOT COOPERATE WITH FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT. 1. NO EMPLOYEE OF
THE STATE POLICE, INCLUDING THE SUPERINTENDENT, OR ANY TROOPER, INVESTI-
GATOR OR OTHER OFFICER, SHALL BE DIRECTED BY ANY STATE REGULATION,  RULE
OR EXECUTIVE ORDER, TO NOT ASSIST WITH THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL LAW OR
TO  NOT  COOPERATE WITH FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE EFFORT TO ENFORCE
ANY PROVISION OF FEDERAL LAW.
  2. ANY STATE REGULATION, RULE OR EXECUTIVE ORDER DIRECTING  THE  STATE
POLICE,  INCLUDING  THE  SUPERINTENDENT, OR ANY TROOPER, INVESTIGATOR OR
OTHER OFFICER, TO NOT ASSIST WITH THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL LAW  OR  TO
NOT  COOPERATE WITH FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE EFFORT TO ENFORCE ANY
PROVISION OF FEDERAL LAW, SHALL BE DEEMED INVALID, NULL AND VOID.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10882-01-9

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