New York General Municipal Law
Training of Certain Paid City Firemen Promoted to a First-line Supervisory Position
§ 209-x. Training of certain paid city firemen promoted to a first-line supervisory position.
1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general, special or local law or charter to the contrary, any officer of a paid fire department promoted to a first-line supervisory position after passing a civil service examination shall, on and after April first, nineteen hundred eighty-five, attend a training program, not to exceed four weeks, in fire supervision at the New York city fire academy in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to article six-C of the executive law.
2. The expenses incurred in furnishing such program in fire supervision to an officer referred to in subdivision one hereof, including the furnishing of meals and lodging at such academy, shall be paid by the city of New York. Reasonable travel expenses incurred by said officer shall also be paid by said city but only if such travel expense would not otherwise be incurred by said officer in the regular course of this employment.
3. The expenses incurred by the city of New York pursuant to this section shall be reimbursed by the state, except that expenses incurred by such city in excess of one million dollars and directly attributable to training any officers of such city’s fire department shall not be subject to state reimbursement.