•  Summary 
  •  Actions 
  •  Committee Votes 
  •  Floor Votes 
  •  Memo 
  •  Text 
  •  LFIN 
  •  Chamber Video/Transcript 

S00385 Summary:

Amd 2.10, CP L
Designates, as peace officers, public safety officers of the Chautauqua Institution within the grounds of and properties owned by the Chautauqua Institution.
Go to top

S00385 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 4, 2023
        Introduced  by Sens. BORRELLO, COONEY -- read twice and ordered printed,
          and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes  --  recom-
          mitted  to  the  Committee  on Codes in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
          sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
          amended and recommitted to said committee
        AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to peace officer
          status  of public safety officers of the Chautauqua Institution within
          the grounds of and properties owned by the Chautauqua Institution
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  2.10 of the criminal procedure law is amended by
     2  adding a new subdivision 87 to read as follows:
     3    87. (a) Public safety officers of the Chautauqua Institution  who  are
     4  designated  as peace officers by the board of trustees of the Chautauqua
     5  Institution pursuant to paragraphs (b), (c), and (d)  of  this  subdivi-
     6  sion;  provided,  however,  that  nothing  in  this subdivision shall be
     7  deemed to authorize any  such  officer  to  carry,  possess,  repair  or
     8  dispose  of  a  firearm unless the appropriate license therefor has been
     9  issued pursuant to section 400.00 of the penal law.
    10    (b) For the protection of the grounds, buildings and property  of  the
    11  Chautauqua  Institution,  the prevention of crime and the enforcement of
    12  law and order, the board of trustees of the Chautauqua  Institution  may
    13  appoint  and  remove such number of public safety officers designated as
    14  peace officers as is determined by the board of trustees to be necessary
    15  for the maintenance of public order consistent  with  this  subdivision.
    16  Such Chautauqua Institution peace officers so appointed shall be employ-
    17  ees  of  the  Chautauqua  Institution and subject to its supervision and
    18  control. Such Chautauqua  Institution  peace  officers  shall  have  the
    19  powers of peace officers within the geographic area of employment on the
    20  grounds  or premises owned, controlled or administered by the Chautauqua
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        S. 385--A                           2
     1  Institution within the county of Chautauqua, on any  public  street  and
     2  sidewalk that abuts the grounds, buildings or property of the Chautauqua
     3  Institution,  and  beyond  such  geographic area upon the request of the
     4  sheriff  of  Chautauqua  county,  or  such  sheriff's  designee, for the
     5  purpose of transporting an individual who has been arrested  in  accord-
     6  ance  with section 140.27 of this chapter and when no local law enforce-
     7  ment officer is available for transporting such individual in  a  timely
     8  manner.
     9    (c)  The Chautauqua Institution shall provide legal defense and indem-
    10  nification to applicable municipalities and its officers and  employees,
    11  and  hold them harmless, against all claims arising out of conduct by or
    12  injury to such peace officers while carrying out their  special  duties,
    13  except  in  those situations when they are acting as agents of the Chau-
    14  tauqua county sheriff or such sheriff's designee.
    15    (d) To become eligible for designation  as  a  Chautauqua  Institution
    16  peace  officer,  a  candidate shall, at a minimum, successfully complete
    17  the New York state basic course for peace officers with firearms and any
    18  other requirements as set forth in section 2.30 of this article.
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
Go to top