senate Bill S7410

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to technical corrections

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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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

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

S7410 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            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


  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-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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