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641: Enforcement Personnel

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§641.1 Designation of Employees Having Peace Officer Powers and of Those Having General Enforcement Powers

(a) Employees of the Department of Environmental Conservation having the following titles:

(1) superintendent of forest fire control;

(2) supervising district ranger;

(3) district ranger;

(4) assistant district ranger; and

(5) forest ranger

are designated to exercise the powers of peace officers in the enforcement of provisions of articles 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 43, 45 and 47, titles 7, 9, 11 and 13 of article 21, and title 3 of article 27 of the Environmental Conservation Law, and the rules, regulations and orders promulgated pursuant thereto as provided in sections 71-0525 and 71-0907 of the Environmental Conservation Law.

(b) Employees of the department listed in subdivision (a) of this section are designated to enforce all of the provisions of the Environmental Conservation Law and the rules, regulations and orders promulgated pursuant thereto, and to issue uniform appearance tickets as provided in section 71-0201 of the Environmental Conservation Law for violations of the Environmental Conservation Law and the rules, regulations and orders promulgated pursuant thereto.

(c) Employees of the department having the following titles:

(1) supervising park ranger;

(2) park ranger;

(3) supervisor of Lake George island operations; and

(4) conservation recreation facility supervisor I, II, III, IV, V and VI

are designated to exercise the powers of peace officers in the enforcement of the provisions of article 9 of the Environmental Conservation Law, and the rules, regulations and orders promulgated pursuant thereto as provided in section 71-0705 of the Environmental Conservation Law. The commissioner may also by order designate specific named individuals having the titles of conservation operations supervisor I and II to exercise such powers as peace officers as noted in this subdivision.

§641.2 Designation of Employees Who Shall Enforce Article 33 of the Environmental Conservation Law and Those Portions of Article 15 Dealing with the Use of Chemicals in Water

Employees of the Department of Environmental Conservation having the titles of pesticide control inspector, senior pesticide control inspector or supervising pesticide control inspector are designated to enforce the provisions of article 33 and section 15-0313(4) of the Environmental Conservation Law, and the rules, regulations and orders enacted or promulgated thereunder, as provided by section 71-0201 of the Environmental Conservation Law.

§641.3 Designation of Employees Who Enforce Only Article 13 of the Environmental Conservation Law

Employees of the Department of Environmental Conservation having the titles of food inspector or senior food inspector are designated to enforce the provisions of article 13 of the Environmental Conservation Law, and the rules, regulations and orders enacted or promulgated thereunder, as provided by section 71-0201 of the Environmental Conservation Law.