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File #: Int 1731-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the fire department to report annually on emergency medical services personnel resignations.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Fire and Emergency Management
On agenda: 9/25/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code, in relation to requiring the fire department to report annually on emergency medical services personnel resignations
Sponsors: I. Daneek Miller, Laurie A. Cumbo, Adrienne E. Adams, Margaret S. Chin, Helen K. Rosenthal, Joseph C. Borelli, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Francisco P. Moya, Ben Kallos, Peter A. Koo, Diana Ayala , Robert F. Holden, Brad S. Lander, Fernando Cabrera , Costa G. Constantinides, Justin L. Brannan, Keith Powers
Council Member Sponsors: 17
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) to report annually on Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel who resign, including the individual’s title, salary and length of service at the department, and whether the individual was reemployed by another city, state or county agency within a year of resignation. The report will also include how many EMS employees take promotional exams each year.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1731, 2. Int. No. 1731, 3. September 25, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-25-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 25, 2019, 6. Committee Report 1/28/20, 7. Hearing Testimony 1/28/20, 8. Hearing Transcript 1/28/20

Int. No. 1731

 

By Council Members Miller, Cumbo, Adams, Chin, Rosenthal, Borelli, Rodriguez, Moya, Kallos, Koo, Ayala, Holden, Lander, Cabrera, Constantinides, Brannan and Powers

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code, in relation to requiring the fire department to report annually on emergency medical services personnel resignations

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 15 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 15-140 to read as follows:

§ 15-140 Report on emergency medical services personnel resignations. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the term “bureau” means the bureau of emergency medical services within the department.                     

b. Report required. 1. No later than March 1, 2020, and annually thereafter, the commissioner shall, in consultation with the commissioner of citywide administrative services, submit to the speaker of the council and post permanently on the department’s website a report on the individuals who resign from the bureau in the prior two calendar years.

2. The report shall include information on each unique occurrence of an individual resigning from employment in the bureau, including, where reasonably ascertainable:

(a)  The job title of the individual;

(b) The final salary of the individual;

(c) The length of employment of the individual;

(d) The date of the individual’s resignation; and

(e) Within a year of resignation, whether the individual is employed by a city agency, state agency, Nassau county agency, or Suffolk county agency.

3. Any information required by paragraph 2 of this subdivision that is not ascertainable shall be indicated as such on the report.

4. In addition to the information required by paragraph 2 of this subdivision, the report shall include the number of bureau employees who took a departmental promotional exam during the prior two calendar years, and if so, which exam.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately. 

 

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9/20/19