assembly Bill A10910

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to residency requirements for police officers in a city with a population of one million or more

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Aug 17, 2020 referred to governmental operations

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A10910 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8596
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3 & 30, Pub Off L

A10910 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to residency requirements for police officers in a city with a population of one million or more; provides that any person appointed as a paid member of the police force of such city shall become a resident of any political subdivision or municipal corporation within such city within one year of his or her appointment and shall continue to reside within any political subdivision or municipal corporation.

A10910 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10910
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              August 17, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Cruz) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the  public  officers  law,  in  relation  to  residency
   requirements  for  police  officers in a city with a population of one
   million or more
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 3 of the public officers law, as
 amended by chapter 1004 of the laws of  1966,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   2.  [Neither]  IN  A  CITY  WITH  A  POPULATION LESS THAN ONE MILLION,
 NEITHER the provisions of this section or of  any  general,  special  or
 local  law,  charter,  code,  ordinance, resolution, rule or regulation,
 requiring a person to be a resident  of  the  political  subdivision  or
 municipal  corporation  of the state for which he OR SHE shall be chosen
 or within which his official functions are  required  to  be  exercised,
 shall  apply  to  the  appointment of a person as a member of the police
 force of any political subdivision or municipal corporation of the state
 if such person resides (a) in the county in which such political  subdi-
 vision  or  municipal  corporation is located; or (b) in a county within
 the state contiguous to the county in which such  political  subdivision
 or municipal corporation is located; or (c) in a county within the state
 contiguous  to  such  political subdivision or municipal corporation; or
 (d) in a county within the state contiguous to  a  county  described  in
 item  (c)  hereof  where the former is less than fifteen miles from such
 political subdivision or  municipal  corporation,  measured  from  their
 respective  nearest  boundary lines; or (e) in a county within the state
 contiguous to a county described in item (d) hereof where the former  is
 less  than  thirty  miles  from  such political subdivision or municipal
 corporation, measured from their respective nearest boundary lines.
   § 2. Subdivision 19 of section 3 of the public officers law, as  added
 by chapter 509 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
   19. Any person who resides in this state and who is currently employed
 as  [a member of the police force,] a paid member of the uniformed force
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets