Senate Bill S6544

Vetoed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that investigators within the division of state police who completed three continuous years or more shall not be demoted without a hearing

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Vetoed By Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S6544 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9431
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §215, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S96, A7219

2011-S6544 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants those assigned or employed for three continuous years as investigators and senior investigators in the bureau of criminal investigation or as a station commander, corporal, zone commander, zone sergeant, first sergeant, staff sergeant, captain or major within the division of state police protection from removal or other disciplinary action without a hearing.

2011-S6544 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S6544 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                            
                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6544

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 longevity in title for
  investigative employees of the division of state police

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  215 of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 478 of the laws  of  2004,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  The  sworn members of the New York state police shall be appointed
by the superintendent and permanent appointees may  be  removed  by  the
superintendent  only after a hearing.  MEMBERS WHO HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED OR
APPOINTED AS INVESTIGATORS OR SENIOR  INVESTIGATORS  IN  THE  BUREAU  OF
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OR AS A STATION COMMANDER, CORPORAL, ZONE COMMAN-
DER, ZONE SERGEANT, FIRST SERGEANT, STAFF SERGEANT, CAPTAIN OR MAJOR FOR
A  PERIOD  OF  THREE  CONTINUOUS YEARS OR MORE MAY BE REMOVED OR DEMOTED
FROM SUCH ASSIGNMENT OR APPOINTMENT ONLY AFTER A HEARING, THE  PROCEDURE
OF  WHICH  SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE SUPER-
INTENDENT OF STATE POLICE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT A HEARING  SHALL  NOT
BE REQUIRED WHEN REDUCTION IN RANK FROM SUCH POSITION IS BASED SOLELY ON
REASONS  OF  THE  ECONOMY,  CONSOLIDATION  OR  ABOLITION  OF  FUNCTIONS,
CURTAILMENT OF ACTIVITIES OR OTHERWISE. No person shall be appointed  to
the New York state police force as a sworn member unless he or she shall
be  a  citizen  of the United States, between the ages of twenty-one and
twenty-nine years except that in the  superintendent's  discretion,  the
maximum  age  may  be extended to thirty-five years. Notwithstanding any
other provision of law or any general or special law to the contrary the
time spent on military duty, not exceeding a total of six  years,  shall
be  subtracted  from  the age of any applicant who has passed his or her
twenty-ninth birthday, solely for the purpose of  permitting  qualifica-
tion  as  to  age  and  for no other purpose. Such limitations as to age
however shall not apply to persons appointed to the positions  of  coun-
sel,  first  assistant  counsel, assistant counsel, and assistant deputy
superintendent for employee relations nor to any person appointed to the

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

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