N.Y. Executive Law Section 216-D
Consumer product protection


1.

The superintendent, in consultation with the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services, shall establish a program to investigate actual and/or suspected cases of consumer product tampering, as defined in sections 145.35, 145.40 and 145.45 of the penal law, within this state and may assign such employees, as deemed necessary for the proper operation of such program.

2.

Such program shall provide that the state police may, upon request, act as the coordinating agency responding to cases of suspected product tampering. The superintendent in conjunction with the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services, shall, by regulation, establish uniform procedures that may be used by other agencies involved in such cases.

3.

The superintendent, in conjunction with the commissioner of the division of criminal justice services, and with the cooperation of the department of health, the department of agriculture and markets, and other pertinent agencies, shall promulgate such additional rules and regulations which in his/her discretion are necessary for the efficient operation of this section. These regulations should include but not be limited to the following:

a.

the establishment of uniform procedures to be used whenever a law enforcement or regulatory agency or other agency becomes involved in a consumer product tampering incident. Such regulations shall require that the state police provide direct investigative assistance or support services to any law enforcement or regulatory agency upon request;

b.

the establishment of a computerized central data base, located at division headquarters, which will function as an information management and retrieval system for matters involving consumer product tampering. Notification of all consumer product tampering cases made to law enforcement, regulatory agencies or other agencies shall be reported to the central data base within five hours of such notification;

c.

authorization, upon request, to use the scientific crime detection laboratory to analyze evidence in connection with state police cases or cases that originate with other law enforcement, regulatory agencies or other agencies; and

d.

establishment of a twenty-four hour consumer product tampering phone line, to be set up at Headquarters’ communication section in Albany.

4.

The superintendent, in cooperation with the division of criminal justice services, shall make recommendations to the municipal police training council for the establishment of a formalized consumer product tampering training program for all law enforcement personnel.

Source: Section 216-D — Consumer product protection, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EXC/216-D (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Division of state police
211
Employees
212
Equipment
213
Acquisition of real property
214
Establishment of training school
214‑A
Child abuse prevention
214‑B
Family offense intervention
214‑C
Elder abuse awareness
214‑D
Human trafficking awareness
214‑E
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation training and retraining
214‑F
Emergency situations involving people with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities
214‑G
Opioid antagonist awareness
214‑H
Extreme risk protection orders
214‑H*2
Model law enforcement death notification policy
215
Organization
216
Bureau of criminal investigation
216‑A
Scientific crime detection laboratory
216‑B
Salary increments
216‑C
Holiday compensation
216‑D
Consumer product protection
217
Communication
218
Installation, operation and maintenance of basic system
219
Availability
220
Orders, rules or regulations
221
System of criminal justice information
221‑A
Computer system to carry information of orders of protection and warrants of arrest
221‑B
Reporting to New York state violent crimes analysis program
221‑C
Statewide repository of data relating to unlawful methamphetamine laboratories
221‑D
Discovery of an unlawful methamphetamine laboratory
222
Radio communication system
223
Duties and powers of the superintendent of state police and of members of the state police
224
Verification of complaint
225
Enforcement of conservation law
225‑A
Lost and found property
226
Employment of state police in towns, villages, police districts
227
Disability benefits
227‑A
Death benefits
228
National instant criminal background checks
229
Retirement for cause
230
Gun trafficking interdiction program
231
Uniform identification cards for retired police officers
232
Sexual assault victims unit
233
Municipal gun buyback program
234
New York state police body-worn cameras program
235
Firearms safety training, and licensing appeals

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 216-D’s source at nysenate​.gov

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