assembly Bill A1516

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to eligibility for permanent appointment of certain police officers

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May 24, 2016 held for consideration in governmental employees
Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental employees
Jan 12, 2015 referred to governmental employees

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A1516 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง58, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10130
2013-2014: A6488
2017-2018: A1273
2019-2020: A1075

A1516 (ACTIVE) - 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.

A1516 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1516

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CROUCH -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Employees

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 244
of the laws of 2013, 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-
BLE  LIST HAS BEEN EXHAUSTED AND THERE ARE NO OTHER ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE POLICE OFFICER MEETS ALL  OTHER  REQUIREMENTS  OF
MERIT AND FITNESS SET FORTH BY THIS CHAPTER;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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