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SECTION 55-B
Employment of persons with disabilities by the state
Civil Service (CVS) CHAPTER 7, ARTICLE 4, TITLE A
§ 55-b. Employment of persons with disabilities by the state. 1. The
commission may determine up to twelve hundred positions with duties such
as can be performed by persons with a physical or mental disability who
are found otherwise qualified to perform satisfactorily the duties of
any such position. Upon such determination the said positions shall be
classified in the noncompetitive class, and may be filled only by
persons who shall have been certified by the employee health service of
the department as being a person with either a physical or mental
disability. The number of persons appointed pursuant to this section
shall not exceed twelve hundred.

2. Those employees hired under subdivision one of this section, shall
be afforded the same opportunity to take promotional examinations as
provided to employees in the competitive class.