assembly Bill A2227

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows for the creation of a joint police department for the towns of Webb and Inlet

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Jan 14, 2021 referred to local governments

A2227 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10979
2019-2020: A4836

A2227 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for the creation of a joint police department for the towns of Webb and Inlet; outlines requirements for local laws establishing rules and regulations for such department.

A2227 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 14, 2021
 Introduced  by M. of A. SMULLEN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Local Governments
 AN ACT allowing for the creation of a joint police  department  for  the
   towns of Webb and Inlet

   Section 1. General. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 121-a of
 the general municipal law, or  any  law,  general  or  special,  to  the
 contrary, the town boards of the town of Webb, Herkimer County, and town
 of  Inlet,  Hamilton  County,  are hereby authorized, upon approval of a
 proposition duly submitted to the voters in such towns and upon a major-
 ity vote by the governing bodies of Herkimer and Hamilton  Counties,  to
 establish  a  joint  town  police department with jurisdiction over both
 towns pursuant to the provisions of this act.
   § 2. Town proposition and joint town laws. (a) The proposition  to  be
 submitted  to  the voters in such towns may be submitted at a general or
 special election of each town.
   (b) Upon the approval of a proposition by the electorate of each town,
 the town boards shall meet in joint session, at a time and place  to  be
 determined  by  agreement of such boards, and organize such joint police
 department and establish  rules  and  regulations  governing  the  same,
 including,  but  not  limited  to when such joint department shall begin
 operations. A copy of the resolution, referendum  vote,  and  all  local
 laws  relating  to  the  establishment  and  operation of a joint police
 department shall be provided to and filed with the town  clerks  of  the
 towns  of  Webb  and  Inlet; additionally, upon establishment of a joint
 department, notification  shall  be  provided  to  Hamilton  County  and
 Herkimer County, and the State of New York.
   (c)  Local  laws  establishing rules and regulations of a joint police
 department as authorized by this act shall, at a minimum:
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.