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New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, Inc.

NYSCOPBA represents over 26,000 New York State employees and retirees from the Security Services Unit. Our Union was formed in May 1998 and since that time has provided superior representation to our membership under the independent and democratic model. Our Mission continued...

SHTA Peace Officer



February 3, 2003


Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-

tee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to persons

designated as peace officers

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-

bly, do enact as follows:

1 Section 1. Subdivision 52 of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure

2 law, as added by chapter 969 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as

3 follows:

4 52. Security hospital treatment assistants[, as so designated by the

5 commissioner of] in the office of mental health while [transporting

6 persons convicted of a crime to court, to other facilities within the

7 jurisdiction of the office of mental health, or to any state or local

8 correctional facility] performing duties in or arising out of the course

9 of their employment; provided, however, that nothing in this subdivision

10 shall be deemed to authorize such employee to carry, possess, repair or

11 dispose of a firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been

12 issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.

13 § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-

14 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

[ ] is old law to be omitted.


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