senate Bill S7645

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Feb 03, 2020 referred to codes

S7645 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9712
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2.10, CP L

S7645 (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.

S7645 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7645 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7645

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2020
                               ___________

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

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