senate Bill S3938

2019-2020 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 08, 2020 referred to finance
Feb 21, 2019 referred to finance


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S3938 (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
2017-2018: S5019
2021-2022: S1332
2023-2024: S1145

S3938 (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.

S3938 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3938 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019

  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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