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A06968 Summary:

BILL NOA06968
 
SAME ASSAME AS S05267
 
SPONSORSolages
 
COSPNSRThiele, Lupinacci, McDonough
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 58, Civ Serv L; amd 381-b & 363-b, R & SS L; rpld 9.05 sub 4, 13.17, Pks & Rec L; amd 1.20, CP L
 
Provides for the transfer of the regional state park police to the division of state police; and repealing certain provisions related thereto.
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A06968 Actions:

BILL NOA06968
 
03/28/2017referred to governmental employees
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A06968 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A6968
 
SPONSOR: Solages
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil service law, the retirement and social security law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to transferring the regional state park police to the division of state police; and to repeal certain provisions of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, relating thereto   PURPOSE: To merge the State Park Police with the State Police.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This legislation would amend existing legislation to repeal subdivision 4 of section 9.05 and section 13.17 of the Parks, Recreation and Histor- ic Preservation Law relating to the Regional State Park Police to allow this unit to merge with the Division et State Police. The Superintendent of State Police shall be charged generally with the duty and shall be the power to classify and reclassify all member posi- tions in the Division of State Police subject to the approval of the director of the budget.   JUSTIFICATION: This bill would merge the State Park Police with the State Police which will result in cost savings for the academy and training for both forc- es. Additionally the merger will address the high rate of attrition faced by the State Park Police while eliminating duplication of services and equipment. It will also reduce overtime costs incurred by the State Park Police as a stand-alone unit.   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
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