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File #: Int 0090-2018    Version: * Name: Raising the maximum age to apply to become a firefighter.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Fire and Emergency Management
On agenda: 1/31/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to raising the maximum age to apply to become a firefighter
Sponsors: Andy L. King, Alan N. Maisel, Fernando Cabrera , Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Ruben Diaz, Sr., Robert F. Holden, Deborah L. Rose, The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Kalman Yeger , Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would raise the eligible age for applying to become a firefighter from 29 to 30.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 90, 2. Int. No. 90, 3. January 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 90

By Council Members King, Maisel, Cabrera, Cornegy, Diaz, Holden, Rose, the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Rodriguez, Salamanca, Yeger and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to raising the maximum age to apply to become a firefighter

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Paragraph 3 of subdivision a of section 15-103 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 24 for the year 1968, is amended to read as follows:

3. Shall have passed his or her [eighteenth] 18th birthday but not his or her [twenty-ninth] 31st birthday on the date of the filing of his or her application for civil service examination and not his or her 36th birthday on the date of his or her commencing employment as a firefighter. [No person who qualifies under this requirement shall be disqualified from membership in the department because of having passed his or her twenty-ninth birthday subsequent to the filing of his or her application.] However no person shall be appointed unless he or she shall have attained his or her twenty-first birthday.

§2.   This local law takes effect immediately.

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