Bill S2011-2011

Designates local employees excercising executive functions of the chief executive officer, as unclassified service employees

Designates local employees exercising executive functions on behalf of the chief executive officer of the locality, as unclassified service employees.

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  • Jan 4, 2012: REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS
  • Jan 14, 2011: REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS

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BILL NUMBER:S2011

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil service law, in relation to unclassified service of civil divisions of the state

PURPOSE: Designates local employees exercising executive functions of the chief executive officer, as unclassified service employees.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subdivisions (j) and (k) of section 35 of the civil service law, subdivision (j) as amended by chapter 723 of the law of 1965 and subdivision (k) as added by chapter 1054 of the laws of 1969, are amended and a new subdivision (1) is added to read as follows: (1), all persons employed by a civil division of the state who principal functions and duties are directly related to the executive functions of its mayor, supervisor or chief executive officer.

JUSTIFICATION: Currently, all officers and employees of any municipality whose principal functions and duties are directly related to the performance of the executive functions of its respective municipal Mayor or Supervisor are required to take civil service exams for their position while legislative staffs of said municipality are general appointments. This legislation puts employees of a municipality's legislative branch and employees of a municipal Mayor or Supervisor within the same category.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2010- S.7623 (Died - Civil Service, Pensions Committee)

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2011 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 14, 2011 ___________
Introduced by Sen. STEWART-COUSINS -- 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 unclassified service of civil divisions of the state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions (j) and (k) of section 35 of the civil service law, subdivision (j) as amended by chapter 723 of the laws of 1965 and subdivision (k) as added by chapter 1054 of the laws of 1969, are amended and a new subdivision (l) is added to read as follows: (j) all persons, other than persons covered under paragraph (g) or paragraph (h) or paragraph (i) of this section, whose principal func- tions are teaching or the supervision of teaching in a public school, academy or college[.]; (k) all positions in the professional service in the New York State School for the Blind and the New York State School for the Deaf, requir- ing the performance of educational functions, which positions shall be determined by the commissioner of education and certified by him to the civil service commission[.]; AND (L) ALL PERSONS EMPLOYED BY A CIVIL DIVISION OF THE STATE WHOSE PRIN- CIPAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES ARE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE EXECUTIVE FUNC- TIONS OF ITS MAYOR, SUPERVISOR OR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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