assembly Bill A8041

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs a study to examine how a career portfolio application process would impact diversity, recruitment and hiring of minorities in the public sector

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental employees
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A8041 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Civil Service
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A4101
2019-2020: A6810
2021-2022: A2004

A8041 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs a study to examine how the use of a career portfolio application process, rather than an exam-only process, would impact diversity, recruitment and hiring of minorities in the public sector.

A8041 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  8041

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 4, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEPULVEDA,  CRESPO,  RAMOS, LINARES, ARROYO,
  RIVERA, RODRIGUEZ, DAVILA, DILAN, MOYA, ROZIC, PICHARDO --  read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Governmental Employees

AN  ACT to direct the president of the state civil service commission to
  study and report upon how the use of a  career  portfolio  application
  process  would  impact diversity, recruitment and hiring of minorities
  in the public sector

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

  Section  1.  The president of the state civil service commission shall
cause a study to be performed to analyze how the use of a career portfo-
lio application process, rather than an exam-only process, would  impact
diversity,  recruitment  and  hiring of minorities in the public sector.
Such study shall consider the account portfolio application  process  in
other states or in other countries and it shall examine how such process
impacts  minority recruitment and hiring. A career portfolio application
shall be defined as a visual representation of a job candidate's  abili-
ties,  skills,  capabilities,  knowledge, qualities, experiences, accom-
plishments, education, interests, professional goals and objectives  and
it represents a candidate's work potential. Such career portfolio appli-
cation is a collection of tangible materials that represent work-related
events and accomplishments in a candidate's life.
  S  2.  On  or  before two hundred and seventy days after the effective
date of this act, the president of the state  civil  service  commission
shall  complete  the study conducted pursuant to section one of this act
and shall thereafter deliver a copy of the findings of the study and any
legislative recommendations he or she  deems  to  be  necessary  to  the
governor,  the  temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the
assembly.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11444-01-5