senate Bill S3070

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the president of the state civil service commission to conduct a study on the current civil service examination process

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 20, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 09, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 08, 2021 1st report cal.508
Jan 27, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Mar 8, 2021 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S3070
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Mar 8, 2021

aye wr (1)

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S3070 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2004
Law Section:
Civil Service
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8041
2017-2018: S8679, A4101
2019-2020: S1766, A6810

S3070 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the president of the state civil service commission to conduct a study on the current civil service examination process to identify, and provide recommendations to improve current methodologies used regarding the examination process to ensure diversity in recruitment and hiring in the public sector.

S3070 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3070 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3070
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. SEPULVEDA, BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and
   Pensions
 
 AN  ACT to direct the president of the state civil service commission to
   conduct a study on the current civil service  examination  process  to
   identify  and provide recommendations to improve current methodologies
   used regarding the examination process to ensure diversity in recruit-
   ment and hiring in the public sector
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.    The  president of the state civil service commission is
 hereby directed to conduct a study on the current civil service examina-
 tion process to identify existing resources and provide  recommendations
 on  how  to improve current methodologies used regarding the examination
 process to ensure diversity in the recruitment and hiring in the  public
 sector.    Such study shall review the various needs of applicants based
 on age, race, creed, color, national  origin,  native  language,  sexual
 orientation,  gender  identity or expression, sex, disability or marital
 status. The study must also review available resources  to  ensure  that
 each of the needs of the above applicants are sufficiently met to ensure
 that  there  are  no  undue  barriers that could limit opportunities and
 prevent a diverse public sector workforce. Such resources shall include,
 but not be limited  to,  transportation,  accessibility  to  examination
 location  and  times of examinations, technology, preparation courses on
 general  exams,  translators,  tests  available  in  applicant's  native
 language,  preparation  materials  or  other study materials provided to
 applicants before examinations are scheduled, mentors  or  a  mentorship
 program,  or  any  other  testing  accommodations deemed necessary for a
 documented disability. If resources are not  available,  the  commission
 shall make recommendations regarding how such resources can be provided.
 Such  commission  shall  also  make  other recommendations regarding the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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