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File #: Int 1915-2020    Version: * Name: Administration of the firefighter written examination to individuals on active military duty.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 4/22/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the administration of the firefighter written examination to individuals on active military duty
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require that the Department of Citywide Administrative Services provides the option to take the firefighter written examination in locations outside of New York City to individuals who are unable to be present in the City on the scheduled test date due to active military duty.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1915, 2. Int. No. 1915, 3. April 22, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-22-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 22, 2020

Int. No. 1915

 

By Council Members Borelli, Cabrera, Chin and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the administration of the firefighter written examination to individuals on active military duty

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Section 12-208 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 18 for the year 2019, is renumbered section 12-209.

§ 2. Chapter 2 of title 12 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 12-210 to read as follows:

§ 12-210 Administration of firefighter written examination to individuals on active military duty. The department of citywide administrative services shall offer individuals who are unable to be present in the city on the scheduled test date for an open-competitive firefighter civil service written examination due to active military duty, as defined in section 243 of the military law, the option to complete such examination in locations outside of the city that the department of citywide administrative services determines to be more easily accessible to such individuals.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of citywide administrative services may take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

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