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File #: Int 0864-2001    Version: * Name: Peace Officers
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 1/24/2001
Enactment date: 3/28/2001 Law number: 2001/016
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the performance of duties of peace officers at public hospitals and health facilities funded in whole or in part from the city treasury.
Sponsors: Peter F. Vallone, Victor L. Robles, Una Clarke, Stephen DiBrienza, Stephen J. Fiala, Kathryn E. Freed, Margarita Lopez, Helen M. Marshall, Michael C. Nelson, Bill Perkins, Christine C. Quinn, Philip Reed, Lawrence A. Warden, John D. Sabini, Adolfo Carrion, Gifford Miller, June M. Eisland, Lucy Cruz, Mark Green, Alphonse Stabile, James S. Oddo, Noach Dear, Pedro G. Espada, Kenneth K. Fisher, Wendell Foster, Karen Koslowitz, Stanley E. Michels, Jerome X. O'Donovan, Morton Povman, Angel Rodriguez, Priscilla A. Wooten, Archie W. Spigner, Guillermo Linares
Council Member Sponsors: 33
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 2/6, 2. Hearing Transcript 2/6, 3. Committee Report 3/20, 4. Hearing Transcript 3/20, 5. Fiscal Impact Statement, 6. Local Law
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
3/28/2001*Peter F. Vallone City Council Overridden by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/20/2001*Peter F. Vallone Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/20/2001*Peter F. Vallone Committee on Health Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2001*Peter F. Vallone City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2001*Peter F. Vallone Mayor Vetoed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/2001*Peter F. Vallone Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/2001*Peter F. Vallone City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/2001*Peter F. Vallone City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/6/2001*Peter F. Vallone Committee on Health Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/6/2001*Peter F. Vallone Committee on Health Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2001*Peter F. Vallone Legislative Documents Unit Printed Item Laid on Desk  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2001*Peter F. Vallone City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2001*Peter F. Vallone City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 864
 
Introduced by the Speaker (Council Member Vallone) and Council Members Robles, Clarke, DiBrienza, Fiala, Freed, Lopez, Marshall, Nelson, Perkins, Quinn, Reed, Warden, Sabini, Carrion, Miller, Eisland, Cruz, The Public Advocate (Mr.Green), Stabile and Oddo; also Council Members Dear, Espada, Fisher, Foster, Koslowitz, Michels, O'Donovan, Povman, Rodriguez, Wooten, Spigner and Linares.
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the performance of duties of peace officers at public hospitals and health facilities funded in whole or in part from the city treasury.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  Chapter 1 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-182 to read as follows:
 
      §17-182  City-funded public hospitals and health facilities required to utilize peace officers.
  1. Any corporation of government, the expenses of which are paid in whole or in part from the city treasury, which provides health and medical services and operates health facilities and which is authorized to employ special officers having peace officer status as defined in New York Criminal Procedure Law §2.10(40), shall utilize peace officers appointed pursuant to said subdivision to perform the duties of special officer, senior special officer and hospital security officer.  The commissioner of the department of health shall enforce this requirement.
  2. Any person, including but not limited to any labor organization, claiming to be aggrieved by a violation of subdivision a of this section shall have a cause of action in any court of competent jurisdiction for damages, including punitive damages, and for injunctive relief and such other remedies as may be appropriate.
 
      Section 2.  This local law shall take effect immediately.