senate Bill S7373

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Develops a plan for skill training for firefighters to occur at such trainee's home department or online

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Current Bill Status Via A10311 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.849
substituted for s7373c
Jun 20, 2018 substituted by a10311b
Jun 06, 2018 amended on third reading 7373c
May 14, 2018 amended on third reading 7373b
Apr 25, 2018 advanced to third reading
Apr 24, 2018 2nd report cal.
Apr 23, 2018 1st report cal.849
Mar 28, 2018 print number 7373a
Mar 28, 2018 amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 10, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Apr 23, 2018 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Apr 23, 2018

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S7373 - Details

S7373 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services in consultation with New York state fire service organizations, to develop a plan to increase the number of skills required as part of the Firefighter certification, or the Firefighter Recruit I and II certifications, which can be completed at a trainee's home department or online.

S7373 - Bill Text download pdf


          

S7373A - Details

S7373A - Summary

Directs the commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services in consultation with New York state fire service organizations, to develop a plan to increase the number of skills required as part of the Firefighter certification, or the Firefighter Recruit I and II certifications, which can be completed at a trainee's home department or online.

S7373A - Sponsor Memo

S7373A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7373--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2018
                               ___________

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 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT directing the commissioner of the Division of  Homeland  Security
  and  Emergency  Services  to  develop a plan to increase the number of
  skills required as part of the Firefighter certification, or the Fire-
  fighter Recruit I and II certifications, which can be completed  at  a
  trainee's home department or online

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

  Section 1. The commissioner of the Division of Homeland  Security  and
Emergency  Services  is  hereby  authorized and directed to identify any
skills currently required to be taught in an academic setting, or train-
ing center as part of the coursework required to test for the Firefight-
er certification, or the Firefighter Recruit I and II certifications, as
defined in part 426 of title 19 of the New York Codes, Rules  and  Regu-
lations (NYCRR) that may be safely taught at a trainee's home department
or through an online course.
  S 2. Such commissioner is directed to deliver a report to the chair of
the  Senate  Veterans,  Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee
within six months of the effective date of this act. Such  report  shall
address  the  overall  mandate  of  this  act  and shall suggest ways to
increase the number of certified instructors and certified fire training
programs as described in parts 426.4 and 426.2 of title 19 of the NYCRR.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13942-02-8

S7373B - Details

S7373B - Summary

Directs the commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services in consultation with New York state fire service organizations, to develop a plan to increase the number of skills required as part of the Firefighter certification, or the Firefighter Recruit I and II certifications, which can be completed at a trainee's home department or online.

S7373B - Sponsor Memo

S7373B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7373--B
    Cal. No. 844

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2018
                               ___________

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 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said  committee  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  directing the commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security
  and Emergency Services to develop a plan to  increase  the  number  of
  skills required as part of the Firefighter certification, or the Fire-
  fighter  Recruit  I and II certifications, which can be completed at a
  trainee's home department or online

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

  Section  1.  The commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and
Emergency Services in consultation with  New  York  state  fire  service
organizations,  is hereby authorized and directed to identify any skills
currently required to be taught in  an  academic  setting,  or  training
center  as  part  of the coursework required to test for the Firefighter
certification, or the Firefighter Recruit I and  II  certifications,  as
defined  in  part 426 of title 19 of the New York Codes, Rules and Regu-
lations (NYCRR) that may be safely taught at a trainee's home department
or through an online course.
  S 2. Such commissioner is directed to deliver a report to the chair of
the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and  Military  Affairs  committee
within  six  months of the effective date of this act. Such report shall
address the overall mandate of  this  act  and  shall  suggest  ways  to
increase the number of certified instructors and certified fire training
programs as described in parts 426.4 and 426.2 of title 19 of the NYCRR.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13942-04-8

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S7373C (ACTIVE) - Details

S7373C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services in consultation with New York state fire service organizations, to develop a plan to increase the number of skills required as part of the Firefighter certification, or the Firefighter Recruit I and II certifications, which can be completed at a trainee's home department or online.

S7373C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7373C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7373--C
    Cal. No. 849

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2018
                               ___________

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 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said  committee  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its  place  in the order of third reading -- again amended and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT directing the commissioner of the Division of  Homeland  Security
  and  Emergency  Services  to  develop a plan to increase the number of
  skills required as part of the Firefighter certification, or the Fire-
  fighter Recruit I and II certifications, which can be completed  at  a
  trainee's home department or online

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

  Section 1. 1. The commissioner of the Division  of  Homeland  Security
and Emergency Services, in consultation with New York state fire service
organizations,  and  any  other  entity  the commissioner of Division of
Homeland Security and Emergency Services deems appropriate, shall  study
the feasibility of teaching skills currently required to be taught in an
academic  setting,  or training center through an electronic or internet
course or at the trainee's fire  department.    Such  study  shall  also
include,  but not be limited to, the coursework required to test for the
Firefighter certification, or the Firefighter Recruit I and  II  certif-
ications,  as  defined  in  part  426 of title 19 of the New York Codes,
Rules and Regulations (NYCRR), the cost or savings that could be  attri-
buted to training through electronic or internet course or at the train-
ee's  fire  department, costs or savings of required training equipment,
ways to decrease the number of certified instructors and certified  fire
training  programs  needed. In reviewing the coursework, the study shall
examine the practices of other governmental entities to compare training
standards and include recommendations, if any,  to  enhance  Firefighter
certification in the state of New York.

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

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