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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to civil service and pensions|
|Apr 08, 2013||referred to civil service and pensions|
senate Bill S4525
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4525 - Details
S4525 - Summary
Grants additional credit to volunteer firefighters in competitive examinations, granted only at the time of establishing the resulting eligibility list; creates a preference in retention for volunteer firefighters of an additional sixty months credit with regard to lists of seniority for layoffs and terminations.
S4525 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4525 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil service law, in relation to granting additional credit to volunteer firefighters in competitive examinations and authorizing a preference in retention upon the abolition of certain positions PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would grant volunteer firefighters additional credits in the amount of two to five additional points for eligibility lists, and one to two and one-half additional points for promotional examinations. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Additional points shall be added to final earned ratings of volunteer firefighters in the amounts as follows: For original appointments: Two points for ten years of service, four points for twenty years of service, five points for twenty-five years or more of service as a volunteer firefighter. For promotional examinations: One point for ten years of service, two points for twenty years of service, two and one-half points for twenty-five years or more of service as a volunteer firefighter. This credit is to be added after the candidate has qualified in the competitive examination and shall be granted only at the time of
S4525 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4525 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 8, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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, in relation to granting addi- tional credit to volunteer firefighters in competitive examinations and authorizing a preference in retention upon the abolition of certain positions THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The civil service law is amended by adding a new section 85-d to read as follows: S 85-D. ADDITIONAL CREDIT ALLOWED VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS IN COMPET- ITIVE EXAMINATIONS; PREFERENCE IN RETENTION UPON ABOLITION OF POSITIONS. 1. DEFINITIONS. THE TERM "VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER", AS USED IN THIS SECTION, SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IS ASCRIBED TO THE TERM "VOLUN- TEER FIREMAN" IN SECTION THREE OF THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS' BENEFIT LAW. 2. ADDITIONAL CREDITS IN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS FOR ORIGINAL APPOINTMENT OR PROMOTION. (A) ON ALL ELIGIBLE LISTS RESULTING FROM COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS, THE NAMES OF ELIGIBLES SHALL BE ENTERED IN THE ORDER OF THEIR RESPECTIVE FINAL EARNED RATINGS ON EXAMINATION, WITH THE NAME OF THE ELIGIBLE WITH THE HIGHEST FINAL EARNED RATING AT THE HEAD OF SUCH LIST; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT, FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING FINAL EARNED RATINGS, VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE, IN A COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR ORIGINAL APPOINTMENT, AN ADDITIONAL TWO POINTS FOR TEN YEARS OF SERVICE AS A VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER, FOUR POINTS FOR TWENTY YEARS OF SUCH SERVICE, AND FIVE POINTS FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OR MORE OF SUCH SERVICE; AND, IN A COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR PROMOTION, AN ADDITIONAL ONE POINT FOR TEN YEARS OF SERVICE AS A VOLUN- TEER FIREFIGHTER, TWO POINTS FOR TWENTY YEARS OF SUCH SERVICE, AND TWO AND ONE-HALF POINTS FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OR MORE OF SUCH SERVICE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09872-01-3
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