senate Bill S6015

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the appointment and promotion of supervisors of the fire alarm dispatcher service

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Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 29, 2021 vetoed memo.80
Dec 17, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 07, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.460
substituted for a6873
May 11, 2021 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2021 1st report cal.885
Mar 29, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 3, 2021 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S6015
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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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: May 3, 2021

S6015 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6873
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §59-c, Civ Serv L

S6015 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the appointment and promotion of supervisors of the fire alarm dispatcher service; requires that a promotion be based on merit and fitness as determined by competitive examination, due weight being given to seniority.

S6015 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6015 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6015
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 29, 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, in relation to the appointment
   and promotion of supervisors of the fire alarm dispatcher service

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  civil service law is amended by adding a new section
 59-c to read as follows:
   §  59-C.  PROMOTIONS  OF  SUPERVISORY  PERSONNEL  OF  THE  FIRE  ALARM
 DISPATCHER  SERVICE.  1.  THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS AND DECLARES THAT
 THE CONTINUED, UNINTERRUPTED, ADEQUATE AND EFFICIENT OPERATION  OF  FIRE
 AND  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL SERVICES IS NECESSARY FOR THE GENERAL WELFARE OF
 THE PEOPLE AND  THAT  SUCH  ADEQUATE  OPERATION  INVOLVES  AND  REQUIRES
 PERSONNEL  WITH  HIGHLY  SPECIALIZED  ABILITY, SKILL, TRAINING AND KNOW-
 LEDGE, WHICH NECESSITATES THAT VACANCIES IN THE  FIRE  ALARM  DISPATCHER
 SERVICE  IN  THE  POSITION OF SUPERVISING FIRE ALARM DISPATCHER LEVEL II
 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 TITLE OF THE FIRE ALARM
 DISPATCHER SERVICE DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE
 GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN A COMPETITIVE PROMOTIONAL  EXAM-
 INATION FOR THE NEXT HIGHER LEVEL TITLE.
   4.  EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED  ABOVE,  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL
 APPLY TO EMPLOYEES COVERED BY THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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