Bill A6921-2011

Establishes maximum age requirements for New York city correctional officers

Establishes maximum age requirements for New York city correctional officers; provides that the commissioner of correction shall not appoint a person as a correction officer if such person is more than thirty-five years of age as of the date of the applicant's appointment or eligibility to compete in a promotion examination.

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  • Jan 4, 2012: referred to governmental employees
  • Apr 6, 2011: referred to governmental employees

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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6921 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY April 6, 2011 ___________
Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Employees AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to establishing maximum age requirements for New York city correctional officers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 9-117.2 to read as follows: S 9-117.2 REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENTS OF UNIFORMED FORCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. A. THE COMMISSIONER OF CORRECTION SHALL NOT APPOINT ANY PERSON AS A UNIFORMED CORRECTION OFFICER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION UNLESS SUCH PERSON IS NOT LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE AS OF THE DATE OF APPOINTMENT NOR MORE THAN THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AS OF THE DATE WHEN THE APPLICANT IS APPOINTED OR ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE IN A PROMOTION EXAMINATION PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH ONE OF SUBDIVISION A OF SECTION 9-117 OF THIS CHAPTER. B. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT OR AFFECT THE EXISTING AUTHORITY OF THE MAYOR AND COMMISSIONER TO APPOINT NON-UNI- FORMED PERSONS, WHOSE DUTIES INCLUDE OVERALL SECURITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION, TO POSITIONS OF AUTHORITY. S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law and shall apply to appointments established on or after such date.

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