senate Bill S2042

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 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
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 29, 2019 signed chap.191
Aug 23, 2019 delivered to governor
May 01, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
Apr 29, 2019 3rd reading cal.44
substituted for s2042
Apr 29, 2019 substituted by a6091
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jan 28, 2019 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 22, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.44
Jan 18, 2019 referred to rules


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Jan 22, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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S2042 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §59-b, Civ Serv L (as proposed in S.5118-B and A.6990-A)

S2042 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S2042 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2042 (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

                            January 18, 2019

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

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


  Section  1. Section 59-b of the civil service law, as added by a chap-
ter of the laws of 2018, amending the civil service law relating to  the
appointment  and  promotion  of  supervisors  of  the  emergency medical
service, as proposed in legislative bills numbers  S.    5118-B  and  A.
6990-A, is amended 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 PERMANENT COMPETITIVE employee holding a provisional or discre-
tionary appointment in the affected supervisory titles of the  emergency

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


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