File #: Int 0395-2022    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: 5/19/2022
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: Robert F. Holden, Joann Ariola , Farah N. Louis, Sandy Nurse, Lynn C. Schulman, Christopher Marte, Nantasha M. Williams
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would raise the eligible age for applying to become a firefighter from 29 to 30.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 395, 2. Int. No. 395, 3. May 19, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-19-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 19, 2022

Int. No. 395

By Council Members Holden, Ariola, Louis, Nurse, Schulman, Marte and Williams

 

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 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] 21st birthday.

§2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

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