senate Bill S6576

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides procedures for resolution of disputes between a public employer and Suffolk county probation officers

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Aug 27, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
3rd reading cal.1006
substituted for s6576
Jun 20, 2012 substituted by a9423
Jun 06, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2012 1st report cal.1006
Feb 29, 2012 referred to civil service and pensions

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Jun 4, 2012 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2012

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S6576 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9423
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง209, Civ Serv L

S6576 - Bill Texts

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Provides procedures for resolution of disputes between a public employer and Suffolk county probation officers.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 6576                                                  A. 9423

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 29, 2012
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sen.  FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Civil
  Service and Pensions

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Governmental Employees

AN ACT to amend the civil service law,  in  relation  to  resolution  of
  disputes  between a public employer and Suffolk county probation offi-
  cers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 209 of the civil service law, as
amended by section 64 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of  the  laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  Public employers are hereby empowered to enter into written agree-
ments with recognized or certified employee organizations setting  forth
procedures to be invoked in the event of disputes which reach an impasse
in  the  course  of collective negotiations. Such agreements may include
the undertaking by each party to submit unresolved issues  to  impartial
arbitration.  In  the  absence  or  upon the failure of such procedures,
public employers and employee organizations may  request  the  board  to
render  assistance  as provided in this section, or the board may render
such assistance on its own motion, as provided in subdivision  three  of
this section, or, in regard to officers or members of any organized fire
department,  or  any  unit of the public employer which previously was a
part of an organized fire department whose primary mission includes  the
prevention and control of aircraft fires, police force or police depart-
ment  of  any county, city, town, village or fire or police district, or
detective-investigators, or rackets investigators employed in the office
of a district attorney of a county, or in regard to any  organized  unit
of troopers, commissioned or noncommissioned officers of the division of
state  police,  or  in regard to investigators, senior investigators and
investigator specialists of the division of state police, or  in  regard
to  members  of  collective  negotiating  units  designated  as security

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09077-02-2

S. 6576                             2                            A. 9423

services and security supervisors  who  are  police  officers,  who  are
forest  ranger  captains  or who are employed by the state department of
corrections and community supervision and are designated as peace  offi-
cers pursuant to subdivision twenty-five of section 2.10 of the criminal
procedure  law,  or  in  regard to members of the collective negotiating
unit designated as the agency law  enforcement  services  unit  who  are
police  officers  pursuant to subdivision thirty-four of section 1.20 of
the criminal procedure law or who are forest rangers, or  in  regard  to
organized  units of deputy sheriffs who are engaged directly in criminal
law enforcement activities that aggregate more than fifty per centum  of
their service as certified by the county sheriff and are police officers
pursuant  to  subdivision  thirty-four  of  section 1.20 of the criminal
procedure law as certified by the municipal police training  council  or
Suffolk  county  correction  officers  or  Suffolk county park police OR
SUFFOLK COUNTY PROBATION OFFICERS, as provided in  subdivision  four  of
this section.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 209 of the civil service law, as amended
by chapter 234 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  Public employers are hereby empowered to enter into written agree-
ments with recognized or certified employee organizations setting  forth
procedures to be invoked in the event of disputes which reach an impasse
in  the  course  of collective negotiations. Such agreements may include
the undertaking by each party to submit unresolved issues  to  impartial
arbitration.  In  the  absence  or  upon the failure of such procedures,
public employers and employee organizations may  request  the  board  to
render  assistance  as provided in this section, or the board may render
such assistance on its own motion, as provided in subdivision  three  of
this section, or, in regard to officers or members of any organized fire
department,  or  any  unit of the public employer which previously was a
part of an organized fire department whose primary mission includes  the
prevention and control of aircraft fires, police force or police depart-
ment  of any county, city, except the city of New York, town, village or
fire or police district, or in regard to organized units of deputy sher-
iffs who are engaged directly in  criminal  law  enforcement  activities
that  aggregate more than fifty per centum of their service as certified
by the county sheriff and are police officers  pursuant  to  subdivision
thirty-four  of  section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law as certified
by the municipal police training council or  Suffolk  county  correction
officers or Suffolk county park police OR SUFFOLK COUNTY PROBATION OFFI-
CERS, as provided in subdivision four of this section.
  S  3.  The  opening  paragraph  of subdivision 4 of section 209 of the
civil service law, as amended by section 64 of subpart B of  part  C  of
chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  On  request  of  either  party  or upon its own motion, as provided in
subdivision two of this section, and in the event the  board  determines
that  an impasse exists in collective negotiations between such employee
organization and a public employer as to the conditions of employment of
officers or members of any organized fire department, or any other  unit
of  the public employer which previously was a part of an organized fire
department whose primary mission includes the prevention and control  of
aircraft  fires,  police force or police department of any county, city,
town, village or fire or police district,  and  detective-investigators,
criminal  investigators  or rackets investigators employed in the office
of a district attorney, or as to the conditions of employment of members
of any organized unit of troopers, commissioned or noncommissioned offi-
cers of the division of state police or as to the conditions of  employ-

S. 6576                             3                            A. 9423

ment  of members of any organized unit of investigators, senior investi-
gators and investigator specialists of the division of state police,  or
as  to  the  terms and conditions of employment of members of collective
negotiating  units designated as security services and security supervi-
sors, who are police officers, who are forest ranger captains or who are
employed by the state department of  corrections  and  community  super-
vision  and  are  designated  as  peace officers pursuant to subdivision
twenty-five of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law, or in  regard
to  members  of the collective negotiating unit designated as the agency
law enforcement services unit who are police officers pursuant to subdi-
vision thirty-four of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law or  who
are  forest rangers, or as to the conditions of employment of any organ-
ized unit of deputy sheriffs who are engaged directly  in  criminal  law
enforcement  activities  that  aggregate  more  than fifty per centum of
their service as certified by the county sheriff and are police officers
pursuant to subdivision thirty-four of  section  1.20  of  the  criminal
procedure  law  as certified by the municipal police training council or
Suffolk county correction officers or  Suffolk  county  park  police  OR
SUFFOLK  COUNTY PROBATION OFFICERS, the board shall render assistance as
follows:
  S 4. Subdivision 4 of section 209 of the civil service law is  amended
by adding a new paragraph (j) to read as follows:
  (J)  WITH  REGARD TO SUFFOLK COUNTY PROBATION OFFICERS, THE PROVISIONS
OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT  APPLY  TO  ISSUES  RELATING  TO  DISCIPLINARY
PROCEDURES  AND  INVESTIGATIONS OR ELIGIBILITY AND ASSIGNMENT TO DETAILS
AND POSITIONS, WHICH SHALL BE GOVERNED BY OTHER PROVISIONS PRESCRIBED BY
LAW.
  S 5. This act shall take effect immediately, provided,  however,  that
the  amendments to subdivision 2 of section 209 of the civil service law
made by section one of this act shall be subject to the  expiration  and
reversion of such subdivision pursuant to paragraph (d) of subdivision 4
of  section 209 of the civil service law as amended, when upon such date
the provisions of section  two  of  this  act  shall  take  effect;  and
provided  further that the amendments to subdivision 4 of section 209 of
the civil service law, made by sections three  and  four  of  this  act,
shall  not affect the expiration of such subdivision and shall be deemed
to expire therewith.

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