senate Bill S7121

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Defines the term "first responder in communications"

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Current Bill Status Via A7366 - Passed Senate & Assembly

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1711
substituted for s7121
Jun 09, 2021 substituted by a7366a
ordered to third reading cal.1711
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 01, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions


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S7121 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Law Section:
Civil Service

S7121 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S7121 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7121 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               June 1, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
 AN ACT defining the term "first responder in communications"

   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.


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