This bill would encourage the commissioner to not consider any conviction for the offenses defined in sections 221.05, 221.10, or 221.15 of the penal law as the sole consideration for suspension of the sanitation uniformed force.
Int. No. 820
By the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Member Ampry-Samuel
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to removing certain convictions from consideration for suspension from certain city employment.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subdivison a of section 16-106 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
a. The commissioner, in his or her discretion, shall have power to punish any member of the uniformed force who has been guilty of:
1. any legal or criminal offense, except that conviction for the offenses defined in sections 221.05, 221.10, or 221.15 of the penal law may not be the sole factor in such punishment,
2. neglect of duty,
3. violation of rules,
4. neglect or disobedience of orders,
6. absence without leave,
7. conduct injurious to the public peace or welfare,
8. immoral conduct, or
9. any breach of discipline,
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.
LS 7745/Int. 1838/2017