|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to codes|
|Jan 07, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1134
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1134 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S1134 SPONSOR: LIU TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to divestment from the 1033 federal excess property program PURPOSE: To demilitarize local and state law enforcement agencies in New York State SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the executive law by adding a new section that estab- lishes that local and state law enforcement agencies will cease partic- ipation in the federal 1033 federal excess property program for lethal and offensive weapons. The Division of Criminal Justice Services will define lethal and offensive weapons for the purposes of this section.
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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