senate Bill S8911

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to lifting mandatory hiring and retirement ages municipal police

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Aug 12, 2020 referred to rules

S8911 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §58, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:

S8911 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to lifting mandatory hiring and retirement ages for municipal police.

S8911 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8911 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              August 12, 2020
 Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to lifting  mandatory
   hiring and retirement ages for municipal police

   Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 58 of  the  civil
 service  law,  as amended by chapter 244 of the laws of 2013, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (a) he or she is not less than twenty years of age as of the  date  of
 appointment  [nor more than thirty-five years of age as of the date when
 the applicant takes the written examination, provided that  the  maximum
 age  requirement  of thirty-five years of age as set forth in this para-
 graph shall not apply to eligible lists finalized pursuant to  an  exam-
 ination  administered  prior to May thirty-first, nineteen hundred nine-
 ty-nine  or  a  police  officer  in  the  department  of   environmental
 conservation, provided, however, that:
   (i)  time spent on military duty or on terminal leave, not exceeding a
 total of six years, shall be subtracted from the age  of  any  applicant
 who  has passed his or her thirty-fifth birthday as provided in subdivi-
 sion ten-a of section two hundred forty-three of the military law;
   (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,

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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