Bill S7559-2011

Authorizes the village of Goshen, Orange county, to appoint Michael Wilson from part-time to full-time competitive police officer status

Authorizes the village of Goshen, Orange county, to appoint Michael Wilson from part-time to full-time competitive police officer status.

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  • Jun 21, 2012: SUBSTITUTED BY A2709A
  • Jun 21, 2012: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1485
  • Jun 21, 2012: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Jun 4, 2012: REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS

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BILL NUMBER:S7559

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize Michael Wilson to take the competitive civil service examination and be placed on the eligible list for appointment as a full-time police officer for the village of Goshen, county of Orange

PURPOSE: Allows Michael Wilson to take the competitive civil service examination for full-time police officer.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 Notwithstanding the provisions of section 58 of the Civil Service law, or any other law to the contrary, Michael Wilson, who has been continuously employed by the village of Goshen as a part-time patrolman, shall be eligible to take the competitive civil service examination for the position of police officer and based on his score, placed on the eligible list for appointment as a full-time patrolman for the village of Goshen.

Section 2 Michael Wilson shall otherwise be subject to the merit and fitness provisions of the civil service law applicable to full-time police officers.

JUSTIFICATION: Section 58 of the New York State Civil Service Law prohibits an individual over the age of 35 from taking the competitive civil service examination for the position of police officer. Michael Wilson is currently a part-time police officer for the Village of Goshen Police Department. Officer Wilson is fully trained and is physically able to perform his job duties as a police officer. This legislation is necessary to allow Michael Wilson to take the competitive civil service examination for the position of police officer and to be placed on the eligible list for appointment as a full-time patrolman notwithstanding Section 58 of the Civil Service Law.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2010: A.9556; Held for consideration in Governmental Employees.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7559 IN SENATE June 4, 2012 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT to authorize Michael Wilson to take the competitive civil service examination and be placed on the eligible list for appointment as a full-time police officer for the village of Goshen, county of Orange THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 58 of the civil service law, or any other law to the contrary, Michael Wilson, who has been continuously employed by the village of Goshen, in the county of Orange, as a part-time patrolman, shall be eligible to take the compet- itive civil service examination for the position of police officer and shall, contingent upon his score on such examination, be eligible to be placed on the eligible list for appointment as a full-time patrolman for the village of Goshen. S 2. Michael Wilson shall otherwise be subject to the merit and fitness provisions of the civil service law applicable to full-time police officers. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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