Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 27, 2023||
referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Assembly Bill A5982
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-A5982 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A5982 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5982 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 27, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, ZINERMAN, OTIS -- read once and referred 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06133-01-3
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