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|Jan 03, 2024
referred to governmental operations
|Feb 23, 2023
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A4836
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A4836 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A4836 (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.
2023-A4836 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4836 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 23, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. RAMOS, DINOWITZ, MAGNARELLI, JACKSON, ZINERMAN, SIMON, FORREST -- read once and referred to the Committee on Govern- mental Operations 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. LBD08294-01-3
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