senate Bill S5291

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to suspension or demotion upon the abolition or reduction of positions for labor class and noncompetitive titles; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 13, 2019 vetoed memo.222
Dec 06, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.311
substituted for a7248
May 21, 2019 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.752
Apr 23, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions


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May 14, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: May 14, 2019

excused (1)


S5291 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§80, 81, 81-a, 81-b, 85 & 131, rpld §80-a, Civ Serv L; amd §3556, Pub Auth L; amd §243, Mil L

S5291 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to suspension or demotion upon the abolition or reduction of positions for labor class and noncompetitive titles.

S5291 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5291 (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

                             April 23, 2019

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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, the public authorities law and
  the military law, in relation to suspension or demotion upon the abol-
  ition or reduction of positions for  labor  class  and  noncompetitive
  titles;  and  to repeal section 80-a of the civil service law relating


  Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 1-a, 1-b, 1-c, 1-d, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, subpara-
graph 1 of paragraph (b) of subdivision 7-a and subdivision 9 of section
80  of the civil service law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 283 of
the laws of 1972, subdivision 1-a as added by chapter 312 of the laws of
1976, subdivision 1-b as added by chapter  653  of  the  laws  of  1978,
subdivision 1-c as added by chapter 334 of the laws of 1994, subdivision
1-d  as  added  by  chapter  731  of  the laws of 2004, subdivision 2 as
amended by chapter 376 of the laws of 1977, subdivision 4  as  added  by
chapter  790  of  the  laws  of  1958, subdivisions 6 and 7 as added and
subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 283 of the laws  of  1972,  subdivi-
sions  4,  5,  6 and 7 as renumbered by chapter 360 of the laws of 1985,
subparagraph 1 of paragraph (b) of subdivision 7-a as added  by  chapter
528 of the laws of 2001 and subdivision 9 as added by chapter 470 of the
laws of 1988, are amended to read as follows:
  1. Suspension or demotion. Where, because of economy, consolidation or
abolition  of  functions,  curtailment of activities or otherwise, posi-
tions in the competitive, NONCOMPETITIVE OR LABOR class are abolished or
reduced in rank or salary grade, suspension or demotion, as the case may
be, among incumbents holding the same or similar positions IN  THE  SAME
JURISDICTIONAL  CLASS  shall  be  made  in the inverse order of original
appointment on a permanent  basis  in  the  classified  service  in  the
service  of  the  governmental  jurisdiction  in which such abolition or

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


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