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HB 1893, 65th R.S.
Creating a Firemen's Civil Service in cities having a population of one million, two hundred thousand (1,200,000) inhabitants or more; defining certain terms used in said Act; providing for a Firemen's Civil Service Commission and providing the method whereby the same shall be appointed and the qualifications of the Commissioners; providing for the organization of said Commission; providing for the organization of said Commission; providing for the powers of said Commission; providing that said Commission shall make rules and regulations pertaining to Firemen and that said rules and regulations shall prescribe the cause for removal or suspension of employees of the Fire Department; providing certain grounds for removal of employees of Fire Departments; providing for the position of Director of Civil Service; providing for the office space for said Commission; providing for the civil service classification of Firemen; providing for the examination for eligibility lists; providing the method of filling positions of the Fire Department; providing for the certification of employees; providing for probationary and full-fledged Firemen; providing for notice of examinations; providing for promotions in the Fire Department; providing for the civil service rights fo the Chief; providing for suspension and reinstatement of Firemen, and the method of procedure in connection therewith; providing certain additional rules of procedure before the Commission; providing for an appeal to the District Court; providing for the procedure in demotions; providing for disciplinary suspensions; providing for reduction of force and reinstatement list; prohibiting certain political activities of Firemen; providing for requiring publishing of rules, regulations and lists; providing for status of present employees; providing certain penalties; providing sick and injury leaves; providing that Firemen shall not be permitted to strike or take any part in any sympathetic strike, and providing penalties therefor; providing that special elections shall be called ninety (90) days after the effective date of this Act, in each city, to determine if cities shall adopt the provisions of this Act; providing a "grandfather" clause; and providing the manner in which cities adopting this Act may submit the matter to the people for a repeal thereof at an election to be held for that purpose; providing for a repealing and saving clause.
Last action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Author: Herman E. Lauhoff
Fire Fighters & Police--General
House Committee: Intergovernmental Affairs ()
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