Leadership

N. Y. Seeks Age Limit Law

Issue 22 and Volume 83.

N. Y. Seeks Age Limit Law A bill to amend the New York City Charter to make mandatory the retirement at sixty-five years of age of all members of the uniformed force of the Fire Department was introduced in the Board of Aldermen Branch of the Municipal Assembly on Tuesday and referred to the Committee on Local Laws. The bill provides under the sub-division of duties of the Fire Commissioner that: “The Fire Commissioner shall retire from all service … any officer or member of the uniformed fire force other than honorably discharged soldiers or sailors of the Mexican or Civil Wars, who shall have reached the age of sixty-five years on not less than one-half or full compensation … The bill was referred to the Committee on Local Laws. The bill provides that when enacted, it shall take effect in accordance with Section 16 of the Local Laws, which…

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