senate Bill S2953

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a special commission on compensation for state employees designated managerial or confidential and provides for its powers and duties

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A246 - Vetoed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 27, 2013 tabled
vetoed memo.211
Sep 16, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.308
substituted for s2953
Jun 20, 2013 substituted by a246
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.308
Jan 25, 2013 referred to finance


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S2953 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6568, A9776

S2953 - Summary

Establishes a special commission on compensation for state employees designated managerial or confidential; provides for the powers and duties of such commission.

S2953 - Sponsor Memo

S2953 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT in relation to establishing a special commission on  compensation
  for state employees designated managerial or confidential, and provid-
  ing for its powers and duties


  Section 1. (a) On the first of April of every fourth year,  commencing
April  1, 2013, there shall be established for such year a commission on
managerial or confidential state employee compensation to examine, eval-
uate and make recommendations with respect to adequate levels of compen-
sation and non-salary benefits  for  managerial  or  confidential  state
employees.  In  accordance  with  the  provisions  of  this section, the
commission shall:
  (i) examine the prevailing adequacy of pay levels and non-salary bene-
fits received by managerial or confidential employees of the  state  and
determine whether any of such pay levels warrant adjustment; and
  (ii)  determine  whether,  for any of the four years commencing on the
first of April of such years, following the year in which the commission
is established, the annual salaries for the managerial  or  confidential
employees of the state warrant adjustment.
  In  discharging  its responsibilities under paragraphs (i) and (ii) of
this subdivision, the commission shall take into account all appropriate
factors including, but not limited to: the administrative withholding of
managerial or confidential employee salary increases pursuant to chapter
10 of  the  laws  of  2008;  the  overall  economic  climate;  rates  of
inflation; changes in public-sector spending; the levels of compensation
and non-salary benefits received by unionized state employees; the main-
tenance  of or attainment of proper salary differential between supervi-
sors and their subordinates; the levels of compensation  and  non-salary

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


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