senate Bill S5019

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the appointment and reporting duties of the superintendent of the state police and to the appointment of employees of the state police

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to finance
Mar 06, 2017 referred to finance


S5019 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§210 & 211, add §210-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7104
2011-2012: S400
2013-2014: S3437
2015-2016: S2676
2019-2020: S3938
2021-2022: S1332

S5019 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the appointment and reporting duties of the superintendent of the state police and to the appointment of employees of the state police.

S5019 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5019 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2017

  SQUADRON, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  the  appointment  and
  reporting  duties  of  the  superintendent of the state police and the
  appointment of employees of the state police


  Section 1. Section 210 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 169
of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  § 210. Division  of  state police. (A) The division of state police in
the executive department shall be known as the "New York State Police."
  (B) (1) The head of the New York state police shall be the superinten-
dent of state police who shall be appointed by the governor by and  with
the  advice and consent of the senate, and hold office during his or her
pleasure. The superintendent shall be a  member  of  the  state  police,
shall  receive  as  salary  such  sum as may be appropriated by law, and
shall accrue such leave credits and be eligible for the same  retirement
benefits,  service credits and other benefits as any other member of the
state police.  If, prior to appointment, the superintendent served as  a
member  of the state police, he or she, upon appointment, shall be enti-
tled to continue to accrue and receive such credits and benefits  as  he
or  she would have been entitled to accrue and receive prior to appoint-
  (2) If, prior to his or her appointment, the superintendent shall have
served as a member of the State Police for a  period  of  ten  years  or
more,  he  or  she shall, provided he or she is not eligible for retire-
ment, upon termination of service  as  superintendent,  be  reappointed,
without  examination,  as a member of the state police in the grade held
by him or her prior to appointment  as  superintendent,  notwithstanding
the  absence of any vacancy in such grade.  For the purpose of determin-

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


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