§2013.  Fire suppression employees; city of New Orleans; maximum hiring age requirement

A.  The fire department of the city of New Orleans shall adopt a written policy establishing a maximum age requirement for any person hired as a fire suppression employee of such department.  The written policy shall provide that no person shall be hired by the department as a fire suppression employee who exceeds thirty-five years of age at the time the person is hired as a fire suppression employee.  Such maximum age requirement shall not apply to a person hired by the department as a fire suppression employee who is a fireman as defined in R.S. 33:1991 immediately prior to being so hired.

B.  The provisions of this Section shall be superseded by any applicable state or federal law governing age discrimination.

Acts 2005, No. 436, §1.