Bill Text: NY A06890 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Allows cities with a population of one million or more to amend point credits on the open competitive firefighter examination.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-25 - referred to governmental employees [A06890 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06890-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          6890
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 25, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M. of A. COOK -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Governmental Employees
        AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation  to  allowing  cities
          with a population of one million or more to amend point credits on the
          open competitive fire fighter examination
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 58-a of the civil service law is amended by  adding
     2  a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
     3    2-a.  Notwithstanding any other provisions of this law or any general,
     4  special or local law to the contrary, cities with a  population  of  one
     5  million  or  more  may by local law establish a point credit on the open
     6  competitive fire fighter examination based on applicants'  residency  in
     7  such  city  and to determine the criteria for eligibility for such point
     8  credit.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08030-01-9
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