senate Bill S85A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the local enactment of residency requirements for certain employees of police departments; salary increases and civil service credit

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2014 print number 85a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

S85 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2403A
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Pub Off L; add §207-s, Gen Muni L; amd §58, Civ Serv L; amd §§1310 & 606, add §1330-a, Tax L; add §466-k, RPT L; add §677-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3025, S3025A, A5394
2009-2010: S3112, A8800

S85 - Summary

Authorizes the enactment of local laws requiring residency in cities with a population of one million or more for members of the police force appointed to such positions; provides increased salaries for certain police officers who are residents of certain cities; provides additional credits on competitive exams for original appointment of police officers, tax credits, real property tax credits and student loan forgiveness based upon residency in certain cities.

S85 - Sponsor Memo

S85 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   85

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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, the general municipal  law  and
  the  civil service law, in relation to residency requirements, salary,
  and civil service exam credits for police officers in certain  cities;
  to  amend  the  tax  law and the real property tax law, in relation to
  establishing certain tax credits for resident police officers; and  to
  amend  the  education  law,  in  relation  to  the police officer loan
  forgiveness program

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

  Section 1. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 60 to read as follows:
  60. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION,
A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY
TO  ENACT  A LOCAL LAW SUBSEQUENT TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION REQUIRING ANY PERSON WHO IS APPOINTED AS A  MEMBER  OF  THE  POLICE
FORCE  OF  SUCH  CITY  TO BE A RESIDENT OF SUCH A CITY DURING HIS OR HER
EMPLOYMENT AS A POLICE OFFICER; PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING  IN  THIS
SUBDIVISION  SHALL  AUTHORIZE  SUCH  LOCAL  LAW TO AFFECT ANY PERSON WHO
ENTERED SUCH CITY SERVICE AS A  POLICE  OFFICER  PRIOR  TO  THIRTY  DAYS
SUBSEQUENT TO THE DATE OF ENACTMENT OF THE LOCAL LAW.
  S  2.  The  general  municipal  law is amended by adding a new section
207-s to read as follows:
  S 207-S. SALARIES OF POLICE OFFICERS  WHO  ARE  RESIDENTS  OF  CERTAIN
CITIES.  A  CITY  WITH  A  POPULATION OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND OR MORE IS
HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO ADOPT A LOCAL LAW TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALARY  OF  A
POLICE OFFICER OF SUCH CITY WHO IS A RESIDENT THEREOF SHALL BE INCREASED
BY AN AMOUNT OF FIVE PERCENT OR MORE OF SUCH OFFICER'S BASE SALARY.

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

S85A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2403A
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Pub Off L; add §207-s, Gen Muni L; amd §58, Civ Serv L; amd §§1310 & 606, add §1330-a, Tax L; add §466-k, RPT L; add §677-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3025, S3025A, A5394
2009-2010: S3112, A8800

S85A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the enactment of local laws requiring residency in cities with a population of one million or more for members of the police force appointed to such positions; provides increased salaries for certain police officers who are residents of certain cities; provides additional credits on competitive exams for original appointment of police officers, tax credits, real property tax credits and student loan forgiveness based upon residency in certain cities.

S85A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S85A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  85--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  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 public officers law, the general municipal law and
  the civil service law, in relation to residency requirements,  salary,
  and  civil service exam credits for police officers in certain cities;
  to amend the tax law and the real property tax  law,  in  relation  to
  establishing  certain tax credits for resident police officers; and to
  amend the education law,  in  relation  to  the  police  officer  loan
  forgiveness program

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

  Section 1. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 62 to read as follows:
  62. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION,
A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY
TO ENACT A LOCAL LAW SUBSEQUENT TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF  THIS  SUBDIVI-
SION  REQUIRING  ANY  PERSON  WHO IS APPOINTED AS A MEMBER OF THE POLICE
FORCE OF SUCH CITY TO BE A RESIDENT OF SUCH A CITY  DURING  HIS  OR  HER
EMPLOYMENT  AS  A POLICE OFFICER; PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING IN THIS
SUBDIVISION SHALL AUTHORIZE SUCH LOCAL LAW  TO  AFFECT  ANY  PERSON  WHO
ENTERED  SUCH  CITY  SERVICE  AS  A  POLICE OFFICER PRIOR TO THIRTY DAYS
SUBSEQUENT TO THE DATE OF ENACTMENT OF THE LOCAL LAW.
  S 2. The general municipal law is amended  by  adding  a  new  section
207-s to read as follows:
  S  207-S.  SALARIES  OF  POLICE  OFFICERS WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF CERTAIN
CITIES. A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE  HUNDRED  THOUSAND  OR  MORE  IS

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

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