Bill Text: NY S05766 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to the residency of correction officers employed by the county of Nassau.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-14 - referred to governmental operations [S05766 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05766-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      May 14, 2019

        Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment Operations

        AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to the residency of
          correction officers employed by the county of Nassau

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 3 of the public officers law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 68 to read as follows:
     3    68. In the county of Nassau, the provisions of this section, or of any
     4  general,  special  or  local  law, charter, code, ordinance, resolution,
     5  rule or regulation, requiring a person to be a resident of the political
     6  subdivision or municipal corporation of the state for which such  person
     7  shall  be  chosen  or  within which such person's official functions are
     8  required to be exercised, shall not prevent a person  from  holding  the
     9  office  of  correction officer in Nassau county, provided, however, that
    10  such person performing the duties and functions  of  correction  officer
    11  resides  in  Nassau county or any adjoining county within New York state
    12  unless otherwise provided by an act of the state legislature.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.