senate Bill S3131A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Allows salary and civil service exam credits for police officers in certain cities and property tax credits for resident officers

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Jan 05, 2012 print number 3131a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Feb 09, 2011 referred to local government

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Co-Sponsors

S3131 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6802A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §207-r, Gen Muni L; amd §58, Civ Serv L; amd §§1310 & 606, add §1330-a, Tax L; add §466-k, RPT L; add §677-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2064, A9742

S3131 - Summary

Allows salary and civil service exam credits for police officers in certain cities and property tax credits for resident officers and student loan forgiveness program for certain police officers.

S3131 - Sponsor Memo

S3131 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3131

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HUNTLEY, DIAZ, PARKER, SAMPSON, SAVINO -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Local Government

AN  ACT to amend the general municipal law and the civil service law, in
  relation to salary and civil service exam credits for police  officers
  in certain cities; to amend the tax law and the real property tax law,
  in  relation  to  establishing certain tax credits for resident police
  officers; and to amend the education law, in relation  to  the  police
  officer loan forgiveness program

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

  Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 207-r to read as follows:
  S  207-R.  SALARIES  OF  POLICE  OFFICERS WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF CERTAIN
CITIES. A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE  HUNDRED  THOUSAND  OR  MORE  IS
HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  TO ADOPT A LOCAL LAW TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALARY OF A
POLICE OFFICER OF SUCH CITY WHO IS A RESIDENT THEREOF SHALL BE INCREASED
BY AN AMOUNT OF FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF SUCH OFFICER'S BASE SALARY.
  S 2. Section 58 of the civil service law is amended by  adding  a  new
subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  (A)  A  CITY  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND OR MORE IS
AUTHORIZED TO ADOPT A LOCAL LAW WHICH WOULD GRANT RESIDENTS OF SUCH CITY
ADDITIONAL CREDITS IN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS FOR ORIGINAL  APPOINTMENT
AS A POLICE OFFICER PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  (B) IN THE EVENT OF THE ENACTMENT OF A LOCAL LAW PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH
(A)  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION, ON AN ELIGIBLE LIST RESULTING FROM A COMPET-
ITIVE EXAMINATION FOR ORIGINAL APPOINTMENT  AS  A  POLICE  OFFICER,  THE
NAMES  OF THE ELIGIBLE SHALL BE ENTERED IN THE ORDER OF THEIR RESPECTIVE
FINAL EARNED RATINGS ON EXAMINATION, WITH THE NAME OF THE ELIGIBLE  WITH
THE  HIGHEST  FINAL  EARNED  RATING  AT  THE HEAD OF SUCH LIST, PROVIDED
HOWEVER, THAT FOR THE PURPOSES OF DETERMINING FINAL  EARNED  RATINGS,  A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02523-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S3131A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6802A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §207-r, Gen Muni L; amd §58, Civ Serv L; amd §§1310 & 606, add §1330-a, Tax L; add §466-k, RPT L; add §677-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2064, A9742

S3131A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows salary and civil service exam credits for police officers in certain cities and property tax credits for resident officers and student loan forgiveness program for certain police officers.

S3131A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3131A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3131--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HUNTLEY, DIAZ, PARKER, SAMPSON, SAVINO -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Local  Government -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Govern-
  ment in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT to amend the general municipal law and the civil service law, in
  relation to salary and civil service exam credits for police  officers
  in certain cities; to amend the tax law and the real property tax law,
  in  relation  to  establishing certain tax credits for resident police
  officers; and to amend the education law, in relation  to  the  police
  officer loan forgiveness program

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

  Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 207-r to read as follows:
  S  207-R.  SALARIES  OF  POLICE  OFFICERS WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF CERTAIN
CITIES. A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE  HUNDRED  THOUSAND  OR  MORE  IS
HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  TO ADOPT A LOCAL LAW TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALARY OF A
POLICE OFFICER OF SUCH CITY WHO IS A RESIDENT THEREOF SHALL BE INCREASED
BY AN AMOUNT OF FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF SUCH OFFICER'S BASE SALARY.
  S 2. Section 58 of the civil service law is amended by  adding  a  new
subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  (A)  A  CITY  WITH A POPULATION OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND OR MORE IS
AUTHORIZED TO ADOPT A LOCAL LAW WHICH WOULD GRANT RESIDENTS OF SUCH CITY
ADDITIONAL CREDITS IN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS FOR ORIGINAL  APPOINTMENT
AS A POLICE OFFICER PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  (B) IN THE EVENT OF THE ENACTMENT OF A LOCAL LAW PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH
(A)  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION, ON AN ELIGIBLE LIST RESULTING FROM A COMPET-
ITIVE EXAMINATION FOR ORIGINAL APPOINTMENT  AS  A  POLICE  OFFICER,  THE
NAMES  OF THE ELIGIBLE SHALL BE ENTERED IN THE ORDER OF THEIR RESPECTIVE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02523-02-1

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