senate Bill S5551

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the eligibility of military police for appointment to the state police

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 29, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jun 01, 2015 reported and committed to finance
May 14, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Feb 29, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5551
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Feb 29, 2016

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

Jun 1, 2015 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5551
11
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committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jun 1, 2015

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S5551 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8014
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §215, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1923, A3235
2019-2020: A4424

S5551 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the eligibility of military police for appointment to the state police.

S5551 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5551 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5551

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation  to  the  eligibility  of
  military police for appointment to the state police

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section  215  of  the  executive  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  478  of  the  laws  of 2004, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. The sworn members of the New York state police shall  be  appointed
by  the  superintendent  and  permanent appointees may be removed by the
superintendent only after a hearing. No person shall be appointed to the
New York state police force as a sworn member unless he or she shall  be
a citizen of the United States, between the ages of twenty-one and twen-
ty-nine  years except that in the superintendent's discretion, the maxi-
mum age may be extended to thirty-five years. ANY APPLICANT  THAT  IS  A
FORMER MILITARY POLICE OFFICER SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT SO LONG
AS  HIS  OR  HER  AGE  DOES  NOT  EXCEED FIFTY-FIVE YEARS ON THE DATE OF
APPOINTMENT AND PROVIDED THAT HIS OR HER  APPLICATION  IS  FILED  WITHIN
EIGHT MONTHS OF THEIR DISCHARGE FROM ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY. Notwithstand-
ing  any  other  provision  of  law or any general or special law to the
contrary the time spent on military duty, not exceeding a total  of  six
years,  shall be subtracted from the age of any applicant who has passed
his or her twenty-ninth birthday, solely for the purpose  of  permitting
qualification as to age and for no other purpose. Such limitations as to
age  however  shall  not  apply to persons appointed to the positions of
counsel, first assistant counsel, assistant counsel, and assistant depu-
ty superintendent for employee relations nor to any person appointed  to
the  bureau  of  criminal  investigation pursuant to section two hundred
sixteen of this article nor shall any person be appointed unless  he  or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10498-02-5

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