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Removal of heads of departments
Public Officers (PBO) CHAPTER 47, ARTICLE 3
§ 33-a. Removal of heads of departments. Any officer who is, or any or
either of the officers who are, the head of a department, if appointed
by the governor by and with the advice and consent of the senate, may be
removed from office by the governor whenever in his judgment the public
interest shall so require. In case of such a removal the governor shall
file with the department of state a statement of the cause of such
removal and shall report such removal and the cause thereof to the
legislature at its next session.