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.
TITLE OF BILL: 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
PURPOSE: To establish maximum age requirements for New York City correctional officers.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section one amends the Administrative Code of the City of New York by adding a new section 9-177.2. Subsection (a) provides that the Commissioner of Correction shall not appoint any new a person to a position of uniformed correction officer if the person who is under twenty-one years of age or over thirty-five years of age on the date of appointment.
Subsection (b) provides that that nothing in this section shall limit or affect the existing authority of the Mayor and Commissioner to appoint non-uniformed persons whose duties include overall security of the Department to positions of authority.
Section two provides that 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.
EXISTING LAW: Currently, the Administrative Code of the City of New York does not prescribe age requirements for appointment to a uniformed correction officer position.
JUSTIFICATION: Correction officers are part of the uniformed services of New York and, thus, the age requirements should be the same as those for police officers.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2012: S.4261 - Referred to Cities 2011: S.4261 3rd Reading 2008: S.3303 - Referred to Cities 2007: S.3303 - 3rd Reading 2006: S.7586 - 3rd Reading 2012: A.9922 - Referred to Governmental Employees
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall on take effect the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law and shall apply to appointments established on or after such date.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3713 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 12, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities 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.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07375-01-3