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.
Ayes (6): Lanza, DeFrancisco, Grisanti, Robach, Avella, Oppenheimer
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: The administrative code of the City of New York is amended by adding a new section 9-117.2. Section A. states that the commissioner of correction shall not appoint any new uniformed correction officer if they are under twenty-one years of age or over thirty-five years of age. Section B. states that nothing in this section shall limit or effect the existing authority of the mayor and commissioner to appoint non-uniformed persons.
JUSTIFICATION: Correction officers are part of the uniformed services of New York and the age requirements should be the same as those of police officers.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S.7586 of 2005-06 3rd Reading Calendar S.3303 of 2007-08 3rd Reading Calendar
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law, with provisions.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4261 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE March 25, 2011 ___________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. LBD10370-01-1