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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

2005-2006 Regular Sessions
January 21, 2005
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  certain
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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