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 and mental hygiene shall enforce this requirement.

Terms Used In N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 17-182

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.

b. 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.