senate Bill S6242B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the qualifications of fire chiefs

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
May 02, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2018 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2018 1st report cal.898
Apr 18, 2018 print number 6242b
Apr 18, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 03, 2018 referred to civil service and pensions
Jun 13, 2017 print number 6242a
Jun 13, 2017 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 11, 2017 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Apr 30, 2018 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S6242B
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2018

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S6242 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8057
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §58-a, Civ Serv L

S6242 - Summary

Relates to the qualifications of fire chiefs in any fire department, fire district or fire protection district that employs fewer than five paid firefighters.

S6242 - Sponsor Memo

S6242 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6242

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- 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 the minimum quali-
  fications to serve as a  fire  chief  in  any  fire  department,  fire
  district  or  fire  protection  district that employs one or more paid
  firefighters

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 6 of section 58-a of the civil service law, as
amended by section 1 of part A of chapter 101 of the laws  of  2013,  is
amended to read as follows:
  6.  The  provisions  of this section shall [not] apply to appointments
made by any county, city, EXCEPT CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION
OR MORE, town, village or fire district [which  employs  five  or  fewer
fire fighters].
  §  2. Section 58-a of the civil service law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS  LAW  OR  ANY  GENERAL,
SPECIAL  OR  LOCAL  LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO PERSON SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR
PROVISIONAL OR PERMANENT APPOINTMENT AS A FIRE CHIEF  OTHER  THAN  THOSE
CHIEFS  EMPLOYED BY A FIRE DEPARTMENT OF CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE
MILLION OR MORE UNLESS HE OR SHE SHALL:
  (A) SATISFY THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATION, HEALTH AND  PHYSICAL
FITNESS  ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE FIRE ADMINISTRATOR PURSUANT TO SECTION
ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW;
  (B) HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED TRAINING AND EDUCATION COURSES OF MINI-
MUM CONTACT HOUR CRITERIA APPROVED BY THE STATE FIRE  ADMINISTRATOR  AND
RECEIVED  CERTIFICATION FOR SUPERVISORY LEVEL 1 OR HIGHER PURSUANT TO 19
NYCRR 427.9; AND
  (C) HAS BEEN EMPLOYED AS A LIEUTENANT OR HIGHER RANK FOR FIVE OR  MORE
YEARS.
  §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law and shall apply to any appointment  as  a  fire  chief
established on or after such date.

S6242A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8057
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §58-a, Civ Serv L

S6242A - Summary

Relates to the qualifications of fire chiefs in any fire department, fire district or fire protection district that employs fewer than five paid firefighters.

S6242A - Sponsor Memo

S6242A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6242--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. AKSHAR, BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and
  Pensions -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to the minimum quali-
  fications  to  serve  as  a  fire  chief  in any fire department, fire
  district or fire protection district that employs  one  or  more  paid
  firefighters

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 58-a of the civil service law,  as
amended  by  section  1 of part A of chapter 101 of the laws of 2013, is
amended to read as follows:
  6. The provisions of this section shall [not]  apply  to  appointments
made by any county, city, EXCEPT CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION
OR  MORE,  town,  village  or fire district [which employs five or fewer
fire fighters].
  § 2. Section 58-a of the civil service law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF THIS LAW OR ANY GENERAL,
SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO PERSON SHALL  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR
PROVISIONAL  OR  PERMANENT  APPOINTMENT AS A FIRE CHIEF OTHER THAN THOSE
CHIEFS EMPLOYED BY A FIRE DEPARTMENT OF CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF  ONE
MILLION OR MORE UNLESS HE OR SHE SHALL:
  (A)  SATISFY THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATION, HEALTH AND PHYSICAL
FITNESS ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE FIRE ADMINISTRATOR PURSUANT TO  SECTION
ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW; AND
  (B) HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED TRAINING AND EDUCATION COURSES OF MINI-
MUM  CONTACT  HOUR CRITERIA APPROVED BY THE STATE FIRE ADMINISTRATOR AND
RECEIVED CERTIFICATION FOR SUPERVISORY LEVEL 1 OR HIGHER PURSUANT TO  19
NYCRR 427.9.
  §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law and shall apply to any appointment  as  a  fire  chief
established on or after such date.

Co-Sponsors

S6242B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8057
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §58-a, Civ Serv L

S6242B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the qualifications of fire chiefs in any fire department, fire district or fire protection district that employs fewer than five paid firefighters.

S6242B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6242B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6242--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Civil Service and Pensions 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 civil service law, in relation to the minimum quali-
  fications  to  serve  as  a  fire  chief  in any fire department, fire
  district or fire protection district that employs five  or  more  paid
  firefighters

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 58-a of the civil service law,  as
amended  by  section  1 of part A of chapter 101 of the laws of 2013, is
amended to read as follows:
  6. The provisions of this section shall not apply to appointments made
by any county, city, town, village or fire district which employs  [five
or fewer] FEWER THAN FIVE fire fighters.
  §  2. Section 58-a of the civil service law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS  LAW  OR  ANY  GENERAL,
SPECIAL  OR  LOCAL  LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO PERSON SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR
PROVISIONAL OR PERMANENT APPOINTMENT AS A FIRE CHIEF  OTHER  THAN  THOSE
CHIEFS  EMPLOYED BY A FIRE DEPARTMENT OF CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE
MILLION OR MORE UNLESS HE OR SHE SHALL:
  (A) SATISFY THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATION, HEALTH AND  PHYSICAL
FITNESS  ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE FIRE ADMINISTRATOR PURSUANT TO SECTION
ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW; AND
  (B) HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED TRAINING AND EDUCATION COURSES OF MINI-
MUM CONTACT HOUR CRITERIA APPROVED BY THE STATE FIRE  ADMINISTRATOR  AND

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

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