assembly Bill A7366A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Defines the term "first responder in communications"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1711
substituted for s7121
Jun 07, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.471
rules report cal.471
reported
May 25, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 20, 2021 print number 7366a
May 20, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to governmental employees
May 06, 2021 referred to governmental employees

A7366 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7121
Law Section:
Civil Service Law

A7366 - Summary

Defines the term "first responder in communications"; requires, to the extent practicable, that employers of such first responders provide training.

A7366 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7366
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Employees
 
 AN  ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to defining the term
   "first responder in communications"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  The  civil service law is amended by adding a new section
 159-d to read as follows:
   § 159-D. FIRST RESPONDER IN COMMUNICATIONS.  1.  "FIRST  RESPONDER  IN
 COMMUNICATIONS"  MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO IS A PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER,
 EMERGENCY RESPONDER, EMERGENCY OPERATOR,  EMERGENCY  COMPLAINT  OPERATOR
 AND  EMERGENCY  SERVICES  DISPATCHER  WHO MEETS THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 ESTABLISHED BY A LOCAL GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY  INCLUDING,  BUT
 NOT LIMITED TO, POLICE AND SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENTS AS WELL AS FIRE, RESCUE
 AND  EMERGENCY  SERVICES DEPARTMENTS. SUCH INDIVIDUAL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR
 THE ADMINISTRATION OR SUPERVISION OF LIFE SAVING COMMUNICATION  SERVICES
 FOR EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.
   2. TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, EMPLOYERS OF A FIRST RESPONDER IN COMMU-
 NICATIONS  SHALL PROVIDE TRAINING TO MAINTAIN AND ENHANCE THE KNOWLEDGE,
 SKILLS AND PROFICIENCY OF SUCH FIRST RESPONDER IN COMMUNICATIONS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11163-01-1


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A7366A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7121
Law Section:
Civil Service Law

A7366A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines the term "first responder in communications"; requires, to the extent practicable, that employers of such first responders provide training.

A7366A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7366--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Governmental  Employees  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT defining the term "first responder in communications"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  First responder in communications. 1. "First responder in
 communications" means any individual who is a public safety  dispatcher,
 emergency  responder,  emergency  operator, emergency complaint operator
 and emergency services dispatcher who  meets  the  minimum  requirements
 established  by  a local government, department or agency including, but
 not limited to, police and sheriff's departments as well as fire, rescue
 and emergency services departments. Such individual is  responsible  for
 the  administration or supervision of life saving communication services
 for emergency situations.
   2. To the extent practicable, employers of a first responder in commu-
 nications shall provide training to maintain and enhance the  knowledge,
 skills and proficiency of such first responder in communications.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11163-02-1