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Functions, powers and duties of council
Executive (EXC) CHAPTER 18, ARTICLE 35
§ 841-b. Functions, powers and duties of council. 1. The council shall
recommend to the commissioner rules and regulations with respect to:

(a) the approval, or revocation thereof, of security guard training
schools and training programs;

(b) minimum courses of study duration, attendance requirements, and
equipment and facilities to be required at approved security guard
training schools and training programs, taking into account subject
matter, the hours each subject is to be taught and special requirements
unique to particular assignments, employers and work sites;

(c) minimum qualifications for instructors at approved security guard
training schools and training programs; and

(d) the subject matter of all training requirements which security
guards and security guard applicants must complete before being
registered as unarmed and armed security guards.

2. The council may, in addition:

(a) consult with, advise and make recommendations to the commissioner
with respect to the exercise of his or her functions, powers and duties
as set forth in this section;

(b) recommend studies, surveys and reports to be made by the
commissioner regarding the carrying out of the objectives and purposes
of this section;

(c) visit and inspect any security guard training school approved by
the commissioner or for which application for such approval has been

(d) make recommendations, from time to time, to the commissioner, the
governor, the legislature and the secretary of state, with regard to
implementation of the purposes of this section and of article seven-A of
the general business law; and

(e) perform such other acts as may be necessary or appropriate to
carry out the functions of the council.