senate Bill S5585

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides additional credits allowed the children of police, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics killed in the line of duty

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 27, 2013 signed chap.376
Sep 17, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.369
substituted for a7631
Jun 11, 2013 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1212
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 23, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

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S5585 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7631
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง85-a, 85-b & 85-c, Civ Rts L

S5585 - Summary

Provides additional credits allowed to the children of police, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics having died in the performance of duty as the natural and proximate result of the World Trade Center attack on September eleventh, two thousand one or as the natural and proximate result of participation in the rescue effort that was conducted in response to such attack.

S5585 - Sponsor Memo

S5585 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5585

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  providing  addi-
  tional  credits  to  children  and  siblings of deceased firefighters,
  police officers, emergency medical technicians and  paramedics  killed
  in  the  line of duty or in the performance of duty as the natural and
  proximate result of the World Trade Center attack, or as a  result  of
  participation in the rescue effort

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

  Section 1. Section 85-a of the civil service law, as added by  chapter
495  of  the  laws of 2002, paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 as amended by
chapter 75 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  S 85-a. Additional credits allowed children AND SIBLINGS of firefight-
ers [and], police officers, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND PARAMEDICS
killed in the line of duty. 1. Additional credit authorized.  Additional
credits shall be allowed children AND SIBLINGS  of  firefighters  [and],
police  officers, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND PARAMEDICS killed in
the line of duty, as "child" AND "SIBLING" in this  section  in  compet-
itive  examinations  for original appointment. (a) On all eligible lists
resulting from competitive examinations, the names of  eligible  persons
shall  be  entered in the order of their respective final earned ratings
on examinations, with the name of the eligible person with  the  highest
final  earned  ratings at the head of such list, provided, however, that
for the purpose  of  determining  final  earned  ratings,  children  AND
SIBLINGS of firefighters [and], police officers, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECH-
NICIANS  AND  PARAMEDICS killed in the line of duty shall be entitled to
receive an additional  ten  points  in  a  competitive  examination  for
original appointment in the same municipality in which his or her parent
OR  SIBLING  has  served.  For  the purposes of this paragraph, a police
officer or firefighter shall be deemed to have  "served"  in  a  munici-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11203-01-3

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