senate Bill S5118

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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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
Jan 23, 2018 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 22, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 17, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 16, 2018 1st report cal.162
Jan 03, 2018 referred to civil service and pensions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 07, 2017 referred to governmental employees
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 22, 2017 amended on third reading 5118b
May 16, 2017 amended on third reading 5118a
May 16, 2017 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 01, 2017 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 26, 2017 advanced to third reading
Apr 25, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 24, 2017 1st report cal.565
Mar 08, 2017 referred to civil service and pensions

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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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Apr 24, 2017

S5118 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6990
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §59-b, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6935, A9441

S5118 - Summary

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

S5118 - Sponsor Memo

S5118 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5118

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  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

S5118A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6990
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §59-b, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6935, A9441

S5118A - Summary

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

S5118A - Sponsor Memo

S5118A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5118--A
    Cal. No. 565

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to
  the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

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  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

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

S5118B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6990
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §59-b, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6935, A9441

S5118B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5118B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5118B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5118--B
    Cal. No. 565

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to
  the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third  reading  --  again amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its
  place in the order of third reading

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

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

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