senate Bill S4899

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 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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Current Bill Status Via A4125 - Vetoed by Governor

  • 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 10, 2021 tabled
vetoed memo.57
Nov 29, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1154
substituted for s4899
Jun 01, 2021 substituted by a4125
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2021 1st report cal.1154
Feb 18, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions


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May 18, 2021 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: May 18, 2021

aye wr (1)


S4899 (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
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7604, A9073

S4899 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4899 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4899 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 18, 2021
 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, subdivision 5 as amended and subdivi-
 sions 6 and 7 as added by chapter 283 of the laws of 1972,  subdivisions
 4, 5, 6 and 7 as renumbered by chapter 360 of the laws of 1985, subpara-
 graph  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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