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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS
Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined
Section: 52:17B-177: Transfer of functions, powers, duties, authority
9. a. Except as otherwise provided in subsection b. of this section and section 6 of P.L.1995, c.284 (C.52:17B-174), all transfers directed by this plan shall be made in accordance with the "State Agency Transfer Act," P.L.1971, c.375 (C.52:14D-1 et seq.), pursuant to agreements between the commission and the Commissioner of Corrections, the Commissioner of Human Services or the Attorney General, as may be appropriate, that provide for an orderly transfer of functions, powers, duties and authority including appropriate changes in the reporting requirements, funding, positions, and administrative housing. Such agreements shall be made within 90 days of the effective date of this act.
b. (1) Teachers transferred shall retain all tenure or, if non-tenured, all time served toward tenure.
(2) No parole officers or Human Services police officers shall be transferred pursuant to section 8 of P.L.1995, c.284 (C.52:17B-176), but the commission and the Commissioner of Corrections and the Commissioner of Human Services, as appropriate, shall arrange through agreement for the assignment of officers necessary to fill the officer positions transferred pursuant to section 8 of P.L.1995, c.284 (C.52:17B-176). Parole officers and Human Services Police Officers assigned to the commission pursuant to such an agreement shall be under the supervision of the commission during the period of assignment as provided by the agreement between the commission and the appropriate commissioner but no officer assigned shall, by virtue of such assignment, be considered an employee of the commission or lose or suffer any diminution of any right, power, privilege or benefit to which the employee would otherwise be entitled pursuant to the provisions of Title 11A of the New Jersey Statutes, Title 34 of the Revised Statutes, or Title 43 of the Revised Statutes including any rights, powers, privileges or benefits as to salary, seniority, promotion, re-employment, retirement, pension or representation for purposes of collective bargaining.
(3) All rules and regulations promulgated by the Commissioner of Corrections or the Commissioner of Human Services pertaining to functions, powers, duties and authority transferred to the commission pursuant to section 8 of P.L.1995, c.284 (C.52:17B-176) shall be considered rules or regulations of the commission and, as such, shall remain in full force and effect until expiration or modification by the commission in accordance with law.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.
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