assembly Bill A6990A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 21, 2018 approval memo.17
signed chap.459
Dec 12, 2018 delivered to governor
Feb 12, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.639
substituted for a6990a
Feb 12, 2018 substituted by s5118b
Feb 08, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.639
Feb 05, 2018 reported
Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental employees
Jun 06, 2017 reported referred to rules
May 25, 2017 print number 6990a
May 25, 2017 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Mar 28, 2017 referred to governmental employees

Votes

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Jan 16, 2018 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S5118B
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 16, 2018

Apr 24, 2017 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S5118
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 24, 2017

A6990 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5118
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §59-b, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9441, S6935

A6990 - Summary

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

A6990 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6990

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 28, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- 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:
  § 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 ABILITY, SKILL, 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, AND DIVISION COMMANDER, SHALL BE FILLED AS
FAR  AS  PRACTICABLE BY PROMOTION FROM AMONG PERSONS HOLDING COMPETITIVE
CLASS POSITIONS 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. FACTORS IN PROMOTION. PROMOTION SHALL BE BASED ON MERIT AND FITNESS
AS DETERMINED BY COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION  WHERE  AVAILABLE,  DUE  WEIGHT
BEING  GIVEN  TO  SENIORITY. THE PREVIOUS TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE OF THE
CANDIDATES, AND PERFORMANCE RATINGS WHERE AVAILABLE, MAY  BE  CONSIDERED
AND  GIVEN  DUE  WEIGHT AS FACTORS IN DETERMINING THE RELATIVE MERIT AND
FITNESS OF CANDIDATES FOR PROMOTION.
  3. PROVISIONAL AND DISCRETIONARY APPOINTMENTS. ANY EMPLOYEE HOLDING  A
PROVISIONAL  OR  DISCRETIONARY  APPOINTMENT  IN THE AFFECTED SUPERVISORY
TITLES OF THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE  OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10402-01-7

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A6990A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5118
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §59-b, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9441, S6935

A6990A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A6990A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6990--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 28, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Governmental  Employees  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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:
  §  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  ABILITY,  SKILL,  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, AND DIVISION COMMANDER, SHALL BE FILLED AS
FAR AS PRACTICABLE BY PROMOTION FROM AMONG PERSONS  HOLDING  COMPETITIVE
CLASS  POSITIONS 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
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION, DUE WEIGHT BEING GIVEN TO SENIORITY. THE PREVI-
OUS TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE OF THE CANDIDATES, AND  PERFORMANCE  RATINGS
WHERE  AVAILABLE,  MAY  BE CONSIDERED AND GIVEN DUE WEIGHT AS FACTORS IN
DETERMINING THE RELATIVE MERIT AND FITNESS OF CANDIDATES FOR PROMOTION.
  3. ANY EMPLOYEE HOLDING A PROVISIONAL OR DISCRETIONARY APPOINTMENT  IN
THE  AFFECTED  SUPERVISORY  TITLES  OF  THE  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICE
DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE GIVEN THE OPPORTU-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10402-05-7

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