senate Bill S1271

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that all affirmative action officers and administrators employed by the state shall be in competitive classified positions

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
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S1271 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2 Title A-1 ยงยง12 & 12-a, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1379
2009-2010: S3347

S1271 - Summary

Provides that all affirmative action officers and administrators employed by the state shall be in competitive classified positions; directs the department of civil service to establish qualifications and examinations for employment and promotion in the affirmative action classification; provides that such officers and administrators shall report directly to their agency head; provides for annual affirmative action continuing education (view more) requires every state agency employing 100 or more employees to employ a full-time affirmative action officer or administrator; requires agency affirmative action officers and administrators to appoint deputies, who shall participate in all interviews and determinations relating to the recruitment, appointment and promotion of employees in classified positions.

S1271 - Sponsor Memo

S1271 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1271

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to requiring  certain
  state  agencies to employ a competitive class affirmative action offi-
  cer or administrator

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

  Section  1.  Article 2 of the civil service law is amended by adding a
new title A-1 to read as follows:

                                TITLE A-1
                    STATE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICERS
                           AND ADMINISTRATORS

SECTION 12.   DEFINITION.
        12-A. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICERS AND ADMINISTRATORS.

  S 12. DEFINITION. FOR THE PURPOSES OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  "STATE  AGENCY"
SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS IS ASCRIBED TO SUCH TERM BY PARAGRAPH (A)
OF SUBDIVISION ELEVEN OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED TEN OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  S  12-A.  AFFIRMATIVE  ACTION  OFFICERS  AND  ADMINISTRATORS. 1. EVERY
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICER OR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION ADMINISTRATOR  EMPLOYED
BY THE STATE OR A STATE AGENCY SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE IN STATE SERVICE IN
A  COMPETITIVE  POSITION.  THE  DEPARTMENT  BY RULE AND REGULATION SHALL
ESTABLISH QUALIFICATIONS AND EXAM FOR EMPLOYMENT  AND  PROMOTION  WITHIN
THE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION CLASSIFICATION.
  2. EVERY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION OFFICER AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION ADMINISTRA-
TOR  EMPLOYED BY A STATE AGENCY SHALL BE EMPLOYED BY AND REPORT DIRECTLY
TO THE HEAD OF SUCH STATE AGENCY, AND SHALL  NOT  REPORT  TO  ANY  OTHER
PERSON OR PART OF ANY DEPARTMENT OF SUCH AGENCY.

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

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