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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to finance|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to finance|
senate Bill S400
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S400 (ACTIVE) - Details
S400 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S400 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the appointment and reporting duties of the superintendent of the state police and the appointment of employees of the state police PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Under this legislation, the Superintendent shall he appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to a single seven year term. The First Deputy Superintendent shall likewise be subject to Senate confirmation, but be shall serve at the discretion of the Superintendent. The Legislature shall have the authority to remove the Superintendent from his or her position through a majority vote in both houses. The Governor's powers to remove public officers under the Public Officers Law have been notwithstood in relation to the removal of the Superintendent. The Superintendent shall also be removed from office in accordance to sections (e), (f) and (g) of the Public Officers Law. In the event the Superintendent resigns or is no longer able to perform his or her duties before the end of the seven-year term, the First Deputy Superintendent shall become Superintendent. If the Governor does not appoint a new Superintendent within 45 days of the Superintendent leaving his or her position, the First Deputy
S400 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 400 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADAMS, BRESLIN, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KLEIN, PARKER, SERRANO, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the appointment and reporting duties of the superintendent of the state police and the appointment of employees of the state police THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 210 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 169 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows: S 210. Division of state police. (A) The division of state police in the executive department shall be known as the "New York State Police." (B) (1) The head of the New York state police shall be the superinten- dent of state police who shall be appointed by the governor by and with the advice and consent of the senate, and hold office during his or her pleasure. The superintendent shall be a member of the state police, shall receive as salary such sum as may be appropriated by law, and shall accrue such leave credits and be eligible for the same retirement benefits, service credits and other benefits as any other member of the state police. If, prior to appointment, the superintendent served as a member of the state police, he or she, upon appointment, shall be enti- tled to continue to accrue and receive such credits and benefits as he or she would have been entitled to accrue and receive prior to appoint- ment. (2) If, prior to his or her appointment, the superintendent shall have served as a member of the State Police for a period of ten years or more, he or she shall, provided he or she is not eligible for retire- ment, upon termination of service as superintendent, be reappointed, without examination, as a member of the state police in the grade held EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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