|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 06, 2012||reported and committed to finance|
|May 09, 2012||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S7410
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7410 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Civil Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §58-a, Civ Serv L; amd §236-b, County L; amd §§156-a, 156-c, 159 & 711, Exec L; amd §§209-e & 209-w, Gen Muni L
S7410 - Summary
Relates to technical corrections to clarify the duties and responsibilities of the Office of Fire Prevention and Control.
S7410 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7410 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil service law, the county law, the executive law and the general municipal law, in relation to making technical corrections PURPOSE OF BILL: This bill would make technical and conforming amendments to clarify the authority and responsibilities of the Office of Fire Prevention and Control ("OFPC") following the merger of homeland security and emergency agencies into the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services ("DHSES") by Chapter 56 of the Laws of 2010. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would amend Civil Service Law § 58-a to recognize the authority of the State Fire Administrator ("SFA") to promulgate the minimum standards for career firefighters, pursuant to Executive Law § 158(2) and to use gender neutral language. Section 2 of the bill would amend County Law § 236-b to recognize the
S7410 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7410 I N S E N A T E May 9, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BALL -- (at request of the Division of Homeland Secu- rity and Emergency Services) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the civil service law, the county law, the executive law and the general municipal law, in relation to making technical corrections THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 58-a of the civil service law, as added by chapter 369 of the laws of 1976, subdivisions 1 and 5 as amended by chapter 225 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows: S 58-a. Requirements for provisional or permanent appointment of certain fire fighters. 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of this law or any general, special or local law to the contrary, no person shall be eligible for provisional or permanent appointment in the competitive class of the civil service as a fire fighter unless he OR SHE shall satisfy the basic requirements for education, health and phys- ical fitness established by the [governor pursuant to section one hundred fifty-nine-d] STATE FIRE ADMINISTRATOR PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT of the executive law. 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section, upon the request of a municipal commission having jurisdiction over a fire department and upon a showing by such municipal commission and a determination by the state commission that aggravated recruitment diffi- culties are causing a serious shortage of fire fighters in such fire department and that such municipal commission and all appropriate authorities are making diligent efforts, including payment of adequate compensation, to overcome such recruitment difficulties, the state commission, with the approval of the [fire fighting personnel standards and education commission] STATE FIRE ADMINISTRATOR, may change the educational, health and physical fitness requirements for provisional and permanent appointment as a fire fighter in such fire department for a period not exceeding two years from the date of such determination. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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