assembly Bill A4758

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the police safety equipment grant program within the division of criminal justice services and makes an appropriation therefor

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May 09, 2022 held for consideration in governmental operations
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Feb 08, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A4758 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §839-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6798
2017-2018: A3652, A10896
2019-2020: A6387

A4758 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a police safety equipment grant program to provide for services and expenses related to police safety equipment; directs a sum of $30,000,000 to be appropriated to such program.

A4758 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4758
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SMITH -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  creating  the  police
   safety equipment grant program; and making an appropriation therefor
 
   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  839-a
 to read as follows:
   §  839-A.  POLICE  SAFETY  EQUIPMENT  GRANT  PROGRAM.  THERE IS HEREBY
 CREATED WITHIN THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES A POLICE SAFETY
 EQUIPMENT GRANT PROGRAM TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO  AWARD
 GRANTS  TO  PROVIDE  FOR  SERVICES AND EXPENSES RELATED TO POLICE SAFETY
 EQUIPMENT INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BULLET RESISTANT VESTS, BALLIS-
 TIC VEHICLE DOOR PANELS, RIOT  SHIELDS,  CONDUCTED  ENERGY  DEVICES  AND
 PORTABLE  ELECTRONIC TABLETS.  A GRANT MAY BE AWARDED UPON SUBMISSION OF
 AN APPLICATION TO THE COMMISSIONER. SUCH APPLICATION FOR A  GRANT  SHALL
 DEMONSTRATE  A  SPECIFIC NEED FOR AN AWARD OF A GRANT TO PROVIDE PROTEC-
 TIVE EQUIPMENT FOR POLICE OFFICERS AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  1.20  OF  THE
 CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
   § 2. The sum of thirty million dollars ($30,000,000), or so much ther-
 eof  as  may  be  necessary, is hereby appropriated to the police safety
 equipment grant program as established pursuant to section 839-a of  the
 executive law from any moneys in the state treasury not otherwise appro-
 priated  and  made  immediately  available  to  the division of criminal
 justice services for distribution to local law enforcement agencies  for
 the  purposes  of  carrying  out the provisions of this act. Such moneys
 shall be payable on the audit and warrant of the comptroller on vouchers
 certified or approved by the commissioner of criminal  justice  services
 in the manner prescribed by law.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06864-01-1