senate Bill S8907

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the operation of a youth services unit within the port authority police department

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.569
substituted for a9968
May 18, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1194
Apr 28, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 10, 2022

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S8907 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9968
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Laws Affected:
Add Art VII-F, §1 of Chap 154 of 1921

S8907 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the operation of a youth services unit within the port authority police department tasked with aiding youths in danger of exploitation.

S8907 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8907 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8907
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  CLEARE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
   and Commissions
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921, relating to the port
   authority of New York and New Jersey, in relation to the operation  of
   a youth services unit within the port authority police department

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 154 of the laws of 1921,  relating  to
 the  port  authority  of New York and New Jersey, is amended by adding a
 new article VII-F to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE VII-F
   1. THE PORT AUTHORITY POLICE DEPARTMENT SHALL OPERATE A YOUTH SERVICES
 UNIT AT ANY BUS TERMINAL AND AIRPORT OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY,  AT  ALL
 PORT AUTHORITY TRANS-HUDSON STATIONS AND AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER.
   2.  SUCH  YOUTH  SERVICES  UNIT  SHALL BE TASKED WITH AIDING YOUTHS IN
 DANGER OF EXPLOITATION, NAMELY THOSE WHO ARE RUNAWAYS AND WHO MAY BE  IN
 DANGER  OF  BECOMING  HUMAN AND SEX TRAFFICKING VICTIMS THROUGH MEASURES
 INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO INTERCEPTING RUNAWAY YOUTHS;  COLLABORATING
 WITH  UNDERCOVER PLAIN CLOTHED POLICE OFFICERS AND SOCIAL WORKERS; IDEN-
 TIFYING VULNERABLE YOUTHS BEFORE THEY BECOME VICTIMIZED; IDENTIFYING AND
 STOPPING PERPETRATORS; ASSISTING IN STATE  AND  FEDERAL  PROSECUTION  OF
 OFFENDERS;  REUNITING  AT-RISK YOUTHS WITH THEIR FAMILIES; AND PROVIDING
 SERVICES REFERRALS TO AT-RISK YOUTHS AND VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING.
   3. THE PORT AUTHORITY IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO MAKE  AND  ENFORCE  SUCH
 RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ARTICLE.
   §  2.  This  act  shall take effect upon the enactment into law by the
 state of New Jersey of legislation having an identical  effect;  but  if
 the  state  of  New  Jersey shall have already enacted such legislation,
 then this act shall take effect immediately and provided that the  state
 of New Jersey shall notify the legislative bill drafting commission upon
 the  occurrence  of the enactment of the provisions provided for in this
 act in order that the commission may maintain  an  accurate  and  timely
 effective data base of the official text of the laws of the state of New
 York  in furtherance of effectuating the provisions of section 44 of the
 legislative law and section 70-b of the public officers law.
 

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