senate Bill S6436

Vetoed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to training of fire officers in NYC

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 05, 2012 tabled
Oct 03, 2012 vetoed memo.159
Sep 21, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
3rd reading cal.689
substituted for s6436
Jun 21, 2012 substituted by a9367a
May 07, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2012 1st report cal.689
Feb 09, 2012 referred to cities

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S6436 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9367A
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง209-ff, Gen Muni L

S6436 - Bill Texts

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Requires fire officers in New York City to receive at least forty hours of field training and classroom instruction in the fire code of such city and at least forty hours of field training and classroom instruction in the building and construction codes and local ordinances of such city.

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BILL NUMBER:S6436 REVISED 05/01/12

TITLE OF BILL:
An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to training of
fire officers in cities of one million or more

PURPOSE:
Adds a new section 209-ff to the general municipal law, requiring train-
ing of NYC fire officers in changes to building and construction codes
and local ordinances in NYC.

JUSTIFICATION:
New fire and building codes took effect in NYC on July 1, 2008. Since
then there has not been any significant effort to train fire officers in
the numerous changes to the codes. This legislation would require a
minimum of 40 hours of field training and 40 hours of classroom instruc-
tion to be completed no later than July 1, 2014.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2010 S.6784/A.9885 Passed Both Houses
2010 Vetoed Memo 6824

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  6436

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2012
                               ___________

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 general municipal law, in relation  to  training  of
  fire officers in cities of one million or more

  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 209-ff to read as follows:
  S  209-FF. TRAINING OF FIRE OFFICERS. IN ANY CITY WITH A POPULATION OF
ONE MILLION OR MORE, THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF SUCH CITY,  IN  COORDINATION
WITH  THE  BUILDING  DEPARTMENT  OF  SUCH CITY, SHALL NO LATER THAN JULY
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN, PROVIDE TO ALL FIRE OFFICERS OF SUCH  CITY
AT  LEAST FORTY HOURS OF FIELD TRAINING AND CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION IN THE
FIRE CODE OF SUCH CITY AND AT LEAST FORTY HOURS OF  FIELD  TRAINING  AND
CLASSROOM  INSTRUCTION  IN THE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION CODES AND LOCAL
ORDINANCES OF SUCH CITY, WITH AN EMPHASIS ON THE  INSPECTION  DUTIES  OF
FIRE  OFFICERS  AND  ANY PERTINENT CHANGES IN SUCH DUTIES RESULTING FROM
THE ENACTMENT OF, OR ANY AMENDMENT TO ANY OF SUCH CODES THAT TOOK EFFECT
ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14218-01-2

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