assembly Bill A1075

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to eligibility for permanent appointment of certain police officers

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Jan 14, 2019 referred to governmental employees

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A1075 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §58, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10130
2013-2014: A6488
2015-2016: A1516
2017-2018: A1273

A1075 (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.

A1075 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1075

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CROUCH,  FRIEND,  MORINELLO -- 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;
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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