assembly Bill A9441

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the appointment and promotion of supervisors of the emergency medical service

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  • 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
Nov 28, 2016 tabled
vetoed memo.246
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Apr 05, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.448
substituted for s6935
Mar 28, 2016 referred to civil service and pensions
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 24, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.463
Mar 22, 2016 reported
Mar 03, 2016 referred to governmental employees

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A9441 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6935
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง59-b, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A6990, S5118

A9441 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the appointment and promotion of supervisors of the emergency medical service.

A9441 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9441

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 3, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ABBATE, GOLDFEDER -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Governmental Employees

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation  to  the  appointment
  and promotion of supervisors of the emergency medical service

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

  Section 1. The civil service law is amended by adding  a  new  section
59-b to read as follows:
  S  59-B.  PROMOTIONS OF SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL OF THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL
SERVICE. 1. THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS AND DECLARES THAT  THE  CONTIN-
UED,  UNINTERRUPTED,  ADEQUATE  AND  EFFICIENT  OPERATION  OF  EMERGENCY
MEDICAL SERVICES IS NECESSARY FOR THE GENERAL  WELFARE  OF  THE  PEOPLE;
THAT SUCH ADEQUATE OPERATION INVOLVES AND REQUIRES PERSONNEL WITH HIGHLY
SPECIALIZED ABILITIES, SKILLS, TRAINING AND KNOWLEDGE, WHICH NECESSITATE
THAT  VACANCIES  IN  THE  EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE POSITIONS OF
SUPERVISING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE SPECIALIST  LEVEL  II  (CAPTAINS),
DEPUTY  CHIEF, DIVISION CHIEF, DIVISION COMMANDER, AND/OR POSITIONS WITH
EQUIVALENT DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, SHALL BE FILLED AS FAR AS  PRAC-
TICABLE  BY PROMOTION FROM AMONG PERSONS HOLDING COMPETITIVE CLASS POSI-
TIONS IN A LOWER GRADE IN THE DEPARTMENT IN WHICH  THE  VACANCY  EXISTS,
PROVIDED  THAT  SUCH  LOWER  GRADE  POSITIONS  ARE  IN  DIRECT  LINE  OF
PROMOTION, AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT OR MUNICIPAL COMMISSION.
  2. PROMOTION SHALL BE BASED ON MERIT  AND  FITNESS  AS  DETERMINED  BY
EXAMINATION,  DUE WEIGHT BEING GIVEN TO SENIORITY. THE PREVIOUS TRAINING
AND EXPERIENCE OF THE CANDIDATES, AND PERFORMANCE RATINGS  WHERE  AVAIL-
ABLE,  MAY  BE CONSIDERED AND GIVEN DUE WEIGHT AS FACTORS IN DETERMINING
THE RELATIVE MERIT AND FITNESS OF CANDIDATES FOR PROMOTION.
  3. NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR  ANY  OTHER
PROVISIONS  TO  THE CONTRARY CONTAINED IN ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, OR LOCAL
LAWS, ANY PERSON HOLDING A POSITION IN THE SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL OF  THE
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE IN THE TITLES OF SUPERVISING EMERGENCY MEDICAL
SERVICE  SPECIALIST  LEVEL  II (CAPTAINS), DEPUTY CHIEF, DIVISION CHIEF,
AND DIVISION COMMANDER, AND/OR POSITIONS FOR WHICH THE EMPLOYEES PERFORM
SIMILAR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES,  ON  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF  THIS

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

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