senate Bill S2675A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Eliminates the maximum age for taking the civil service examination for appointment as a police officer or as an environmental conservation officer

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Jan 29, 2014 print number 2675a
amend (t) and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
Jan 23, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

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S2675 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §58, Civ Serv L; amd §215, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S838
2009-2010: S8453

S2675 - Summary

Eliminates the maximum age for taking the civil service examination for appointment as a police officer or as an environmental conservation officer.

S2675 - Sponsor Memo

S2675 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2675

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  LIBOUS,  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Civil
  Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the civil service law and the executive law, in relation
  to  eliminating the maximum age limitation for appointment as a police
  officer

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 58 of the civil
service law, as amended by chapter 346 of the laws of 2008,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  he  or she is not less than twenty years of age as of the date of
appointment [nor more than thirty-five years of age as of the date  when
the  applicant  takes the written examination, provided that the maximum
age requirement of thirty-five years of age as set forth in  this  para-
graph  shall  not apply to eligible lists finalized pursuant to an exam-
ination administered prior to May thirty-first, nineteen  hundred  nine-
ty-nine, provided, however, that:
  (i)  time spent on military duty or on terminal leave, not exceeding a
total of six years, shall be subtracted from the age  of  any  applicant
who  has passed his or her thirty-fifth birthday as provided in subdivi-
sion ten-a of section two hundred forty-three of the military law;
  (ii) such maximum age requirement of thirty-five years shall not apply
to any police officer as defined in subdivision thirty-four  of  section
1.20 of the criminal procedure law, who was continuously employed by the
Buffalo  municipal housing authority between January first, two thousand
five and June thirtieth, two thousand five and who takes the next  writ-
ten  exam  offered  after the effective date of this subparagraph by the
city of Buffalo civil service commission  for  employment  as  a  police
officer in the city of Buffalo police department, or June thirtieth, two
thousand six, whichever is later; and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06843-01-3

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S2675A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §58, Civ Serv L; amd §215, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S838
2009-2010: S8453

S2675A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Eliminates the maximum age for taking the civil service examination for appointment as a police officer or as an environmental conservation officer.

S2675A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2675A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2675--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  LIBOUS,  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Civil
  Service  and Pensions -- recommitted to the Committee on Civil Service
  and Pensions 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 civil service law and the executive law, in relation
  to  eliminating the maximum age limitation for appointment as a police
  officer or as an environmental conservation officer

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 58 of the civil
service law, as amended by chapter 244 of the laws of 2013,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  he  or she is not less than twenty years of age as of the date of
appointment [nor more than thirty-five years of age as of the date  when
the  applicant  takes the written examination, provided that the maximum
age requirement of thirty-five years of age as set forth in  this  para-
graph  shall  not apply to eligible lists finalized pursuant to an exam-
ination administered prior to May thirty-first, nineteen  hundred  nine-
ty-nine   or  a  police  officer  in  the  department  of  environmental
conservation, provided, however, that:
  (i) time spent on military duty or on terminal leave, not exceeding  a
total  of  six  years, shall be subtracted from the age of any applicant
who has passed his or her thirty-fifth birthday as provided in  subdivi-
sion ten-a of section two hundred forty-three of the military law;
  (ii) such maximum age requirement of thirty-five years shall not apply
to  any  police officer as defined in subdivision thirty-four of section
1.20 of the criminal procedure law, who was continuously employed by the
Buffalo municipal housing authority between January first, two  thousand
five  and June thirtieth, two thousand five and who takes the next writ-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06843-04-4

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