Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 21, 2022
referred to codes
Senate Bill S8053
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S8053 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S8053 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Enacts the "Wandering Officers Act" prohibiting provisional or permanent appointment of a person as a police officer if such person has previously been fired as a police officer from any jurisdiction within or without the state, if such person left a position as a police officer either while under an investigation or while being the subject of a disciplinary action which could result in termination from any jurisdiction within or without the state, or if such person resigned while criminal charges were pending stemming from actions committed while on duty as a police officer in any jurisdiction within or without the state.
2021-S8053 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8053 SPONSOR: CLEARE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the "Wander- ing Officers Act" prohibiting the hiring of certain persons as a police officer PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Prevents people who have been fired as or who were in jeopardy of being fired as a police officer in any other jurisdiction from being hired as police officers in New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Names the act as the Wandering Officers Act. § 2: adds a new subdivision 2-b to section 840 of the executive law to require that the Municipal Police Force Training Council, at the Divi- sion of Criminal Justice Services, shall promulgate rules and regu-
2021-S8053 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8053 I N S E N A T E January 21, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CLEARE -- 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 enacting the "Wander- ing Officers Act" prohibiting the hiring of certain persons as a police officer THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Wandering Officers Act." § 2. Section 840 of the executive law is amended by adding a new subdivision 2-c to read as follows: 2-C. THE COUNCIL SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY OF PERSONS FOR PROVISIONAL OR PERMANENT APPOINTMENT IN THE COMPETITIVE CLASS OF THE CIVIL SERVICE AS POLICE OFFICERS OF ANY POLICE AGENCY OR THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE TO PROHIBIT THE PROVISIONAL OR PERMANENT APPOINTMENT OF A PERSON AS A POLICE OFFICER IF SUCH PERSON HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN FIRED AS A POLICE OFFICER FROM ANY JURISDICTION WITHIN OR WITHOUT THE STATE, IF SUCH PERSON LEFT A POSITION AS A POLICE OFFICER EITHER WHILE UNDER AN INVESTIGATION OR WHILE BEING THE SUBJECT OF A DISCIPLINARY ACTION WHICH COULD RESULT IN TERMINATION FROM ANY JURISDIC- TION WITHIN OR WITHOUT THE STATE, OR IF SUCH PERSON RESIGNED WHILE CRIM- INAL CHARGES WERE PENDING STEMMING FROM ACTIONS COMMITTED WHILE ON DUTY AS A POLICE OFFICER IN ANY JURISDICTION WITHIN OR WITHOUT THE STATE. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10886-06-1
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