senate Bill S2424

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires members of a fire department in a city with a population of one million or more to reside in the city

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Jan 17, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

S2424 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3 & 30, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:

S2424 - Summary

Requires members of a fire department in a city with a population of one million or more to reside in the city.

S2424 - Sponsor Memo

S2424 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the  public  officers  law,  in  relation  to  residency
  requirements  for  firefighters  in  a  city  with a population of one
  million or more


  Section  1.  Subdivision 9 of section 3 of the public officers law, as
amended by chapter 209 of the laws  of  2006,  is  amended  to  read  as
  9. Neither the provisions of this section, nor of any general, special
or  local law, charter, code, ordinance, resolution, rule or regulation,
requiring a person to be a resident  of  the  political  subdivision  or
municipal  corporation  of the state for which he or she shall be chosen
or within which his or her official functions are required to  be  exer-
cised,  shall  apply  to the appointment ON OR BEFORE JANUARY FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND FOURTEEN of a paid member of the uniformed force of a paid fire
department, who, for purposes of  this  section  shall  include  persons
employed  as fire alarm dispatchers, or to the appointment of any person
employed in a department of correction in the correction service classi-
fication of the classified civil service, or to the appointment of offi-
cers and inspectors who are employees of a department of health  of  any
city  of  over  one  million population who resides (a) in the county in
which such city is located; or (b) in a county within the state  contig-
uous  to  the  county  in which said city is located; or (c) in a county
within the state contiguous to such city; or (d) in a county within  the
state which is not more than fifteen miles from said city.
  S  2. Subdivision 19 of section 3 of the public officers law, as added
by chapter 509 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:

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


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