senate Bill S4261

Establishes maximum age requirements for New York city correctional officers

download pdf

Sponsor

Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
view actions

actions

  • 25 / Mar / 2011
    • REFERRED TO CITIES
  • 07 / Jun / 2011
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.1130
  • 13 / Jun / 2011
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 14 / Jun / 2011
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 24 / Jun / 2011
    • COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO CITIES

Summary

Establishes maximum age requirements for New York city correctional officers; provides that the commissioner of correction shall not appoint a person as a correction officer if such person is more than thirty-five years of age as of the date of the applicant's appointment or eligibility to compete in a promotion examination.

do you support this bill?

Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6921
Versions:
S4261
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add ยง9-117.2, NYC Ad Cd

Votes

6
0
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
aye with reservations
0
absent
0
excused
0
abstained
show Cities committee vote details

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4261

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the administrative code of the city of New York,
in relation to establishing maximum age
requirements for New York city correctional officers

PURPOSE:
To establish maximum age requirements for New York City correctional
officers.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
The administrative code of the City of New York is amended by adding a
new section 9-117.2. Section A. states that the commissioner of
correction shall not appoint any new uniformed correction officer if
they are under twenty-one years of age or over thirty-five years of
age.
Section B. states that nothing in this section shall limit or effect
the existing authority of the mayor and commissioner to appoint
non-uniformed persons.

JUSTIFICATION:
Correction officers are part of the uniformed services of New York and
the age requirements should be the same as those of police officers.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
S.7586 of 2005-06 3rd Reading Calendar
S.3303 of 2007-08 3rd Reading Calendar

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law, with provisions.

view bill text
                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4261

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to  establishing  maximum age requirements for New York city
  correctional officers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
by adding a new section 9-117.2 to read as follows:
  S 9-117.2 REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENTS  OF  UNIFORMED  FORCE  OF  THE
DEPARTMENT  OF  CORRECTION.  A. THE COMMISSIONER OF CORRECTION SHALL NOT
APPOINT ANY PERSON AS A UNIFORMED CORRECTION OFFICER OF  THE  DEPARTMENT
OF  CORRECTION  UNLESS  SUCH PERSON IS NOT LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF
AGE AS OF THE DATE OF APPOINTMENT NOR MORE THAN THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE
AS OF THE DATE WHEN THE APPLICANT IS APPOINTED OR ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE IN
A PROMOTION EXAMINATION PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH ONE OF  SUBDIVISION  A  OF
SECTION 9-117 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  B.  NOTHING  IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT OR AFFECT THE
EXISTING AUTHORITY OF THE MAYOR AND  COMMISSIONER  TO  APPOINT  NON-UNI-
FORMED  PERSONS, WHOSE DUTIES INCLUDE OVERALL SECURITY OF THE DEPARTMENT
OF CORRECTION, TO POSITIONS OF AUTHORITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law  and  shall apply to appointments established on or
after such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10370-01-1

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.