senate Bill S1134

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to divestment from the 1033 federal excess property program

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Jan 07, 2021 referred to codes

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S1134 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2535
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-w, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8519, A10579

S1134 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits any local police department, county sheriff's office, the division of the state police or any agency that employs a peace officer in this state from participating in the 1033 federal excess property program for the purposes of receiving lethal or offensive weapons.

S1134 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1134 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1134
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. LIU, COMRIE, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, MAY, MYRIE, PARKER,
   RAMOS, RIVERA, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the executive law, in relation to divestment from the
   1033 federal excess property program

   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 837-w
 to read as follows:
   § 837-W. DIVESTMENT FROM 1033 FEDERAL EXCESS PROPERTY PROGRAM.  1.  NO
 LOCAL  POLICE  DEPARTMENT,  COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, THE DIVISION OF THE
 STATE POLICE OR ANY AGENCY THAT EMPLOYS A PEACE OFFICER  IN  THIS  STATE
 SHALL  PARTICIPATE  IN  THE 1033 FEDERAL EXCESS PROPERTY PROGRAM FOR THE
 PURPOSES OF RECEIVING LETHAL OR OFFENSIVE WEAPONS.  THE  DIVISION  SHALL
 PROMULGATE  RULES  AND REGULATIONS REGARDING THE DEFINITION OF LETHAL OR
 OFFENSIVE WEAPONS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION.
   2. THE DIVISION, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE  STATE  ATTORNEY-GENERAL  AND
 THE  DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES, SHALL COORDI-
 NATE THE RETURN OR DISPOSAL OF ALL LETHAL OR OFFENSIVE WEAPONS  PROVIDED
 TO ANY LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT, COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, THE DIVISION OF
 THE  STATE  POLICE  OR  ANY  AGENCY THAT EMPLOYS A PEACE OFFICER IN THIS
 STATE PURSUANT TO THE 1033 FEDERAL EXCESS PROPERTY PROGRAM.
   3. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS ONE AND TWO OF  THIS
 SECTION,  THE  CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL BE PERMITTED TO RETAIN SUCH LETHAL
 OR OFFENSIVE WEAPONS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THE 1033 FEDERAL EXCESS  PROP-
 ERTY  PROGRAM  FOR THE PURPOSES OF COUNTERTERRORISM AS DETERMINED BY THE
 DIVISION, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF  HOMELAND
 SECURITY.
   4.  THE DIVISION SHALL ANNUALLY PREPARE AND PUBLISH A PUBLIC REPORT ON
 THE STATE OF PARTICIPATION IN THE 1033 FEDERAL EXCESS  PROPERTY  PROGRAM
 IN  THE  STATE. SUCH REPORT SHALL BE MADE TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY
 PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY  AND  THE  ATTORNEY
 GENERAL, AND SHALL BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE OF THE DIVISION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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