senate Bill S3340

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows municipal commissions to use alternate lists for filling vacancies with resident and non-resident minority group members and women in order to achieve diversity

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
Feb 01, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

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S3340 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2758
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง23 & 56, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3783A, A2754A
2009-2010: S5744B, A4038B

S3340 - Summary

Allows municipal commissions to use alternate lists for filling vacancies with resident and non-resident minority group members and women in order to achieve diversity in the workplace.

S3340 - Sponsor Memo

S3340 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3340

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, MONTGOMERY, 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 appointments  from
  eligible lists

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 23 of the civil  service  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  403  of  the  laws  of 2011, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. Use of state and county eligible lists by municipal commissions.  A
municipal commission, in the absence of an eligible list of its own, may
request the state civil service department, county civil service commis-
sion or county personnel officer to furnish it with the names of persons
on  an  appropriate eligible list established by the department, commis-
sion or personnel officer, which,  if  so  requested  by  the  municipal
commission,  shall be limited to residents of the city, or town or civil
division in which appointments are to be made, or to  residents  of  the
county  or  judicial district in which such city, town or civil division
is located, or to any reasonable combination of  political  subdivisions
both  in  and  outside of New York state contiguous to the city or civil
division in which appointment is to be made or contiguous to  the  poli-
tical  subdivision  in  which  such  city  or civil division is located,
except for the position of director of facilities I,  II,  &  III  of  a
school district located within the state which shall use the list devel-
oped  pursuant to subdivision five of section seventeen of this chapter.
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING CONTAINED HEREIN SHALL PREVENT A MUNICI-
PAL COMMISSION FROM USING ALTERNATE LISTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED  TO
THE  COUNTY LIST, FOR THE FILLING OF VACANCIES BY BOTH RESIDENT AND NON-
RESIDENT MINORITY GROUP MEMBERS, AS DEFINED BY SECTION THREE HUNDRED TEN
OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW, AND WOMEN IN ORDER TO  ACHIEVE  DIVERSITY  IN  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06420-01-3

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