senate Bill S976

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to eligibility for permanent appointment of certain police officers

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 07, 2014 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 26, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 25, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 24, 2014 1st report cal.327
Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 29, 2013 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 20, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 19, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 18, 2013 1st report cal.218
Jan 09, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Mar 24, 2014 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Mar 24, 2014

nay (1)
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Mar 18, 2013 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S976
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Mar 18, 2013

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S976 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6488
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง58, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7438, A10130, A4213, A4352
2013-2014: A4352
2009-2010: A1594, A8418

S976 - Summary

Provides that the maximum age requirement of thirty-five years shall not apply to any police officer of any political subdivision maintaining a police department serving a population of three thousand or less if the eligible list has been exhausted and there are no other eligible candidates; provided, however, the police officer themselves are on the eligible list of such county, town, city or village and meet all other requirements of merit and fitness set forth in the civil service law.

S976 - Sponsor Memo

S976 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   976

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- 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  eligibility  for
  permanent appointment of certain police officers

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

  Section 1. Subparagraphs (ii) and (iii) of paragraph (a)  of  subdivi-
sion 1 of section 58 of the civil service law, as amended by chapter 346
of the laws of 2008, are amended and a new subparagraph (iv) is added to
read as follows:
  (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]
  (iii) such maximum age requirement  of  thirty-five  years  shall  not
apply  to any police officer of any county, town, city or village police
force not otherwise provided for in this section if  the  eligible  list
has been exhausted and there are no other eligible candidates; provided,
however,  the police officer themselves are on the eligible list of such
county, town, city or village and meet all other requirements  of  merit
and  fitness set forth by this chapter and do not exceed the maximum age
of thirty-nine; AND
  (IV) SUCH MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT OF THIRTY-FIVE YEARS SHALL NOT APPLY
TO ANY POLICE OFFICER OF ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION MAINTAINING A  POLICE
DEPARTMENT  SERVING A POPULATION OF THREE THOUSAND OR LESS IF THE ELIGI-

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

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