Charter Section 128 provides that the Civil Service Commission shall promulgate rules that provide for a number of things. Should each division in this section be amended to read as provided below?

Proposal 97: Should division (a) be amended to read as follows?

§ 128     Required Provisions of Rules

The rules of the Civil Service Commission shall among other things, provide:

(a) For standardized classifications in the classified service of the City, including officers and employees of the Civil Service Commission and the determination of regular status.

Proposal 98: Should division (b) be amended to read as follows?

(b) For open competitive tests to ascertain the knowledge and abilities of all applicants for appointments in the competitive class.

(c) For public notice in the City Record or otherwise of the time and place of all competitive tests.

Proposal 99: Should division (d) be amended to read as follows?

(d) For establishing eligible lists from competitive examinations, for periods not exceeding two years. The list will consist of the names of successful candidates in the order of their standing.

Proposal 100: Should division (e) be amended to read as follows?

(e) For the rejection of candidates or eligibles who fail to comply with reasonable requirements as to moral, psychological, or physical character, or who have attempted deception or fraud in connection with any application or examination for a position in the classified service.

Proposal 101: Should division (f) be amended to read as follows?

(f) For the certification to the appointing authority, from the appropriate eligible list from a competitive examination to fill a vacancy in the competitive class, of the seven persons standing highest on the list, or of the person or persons on the list when it contains seven names or less.

Proposal 102: Should division (g) be amended to read as follows?

(g) For employment without test in the absence of an eligible list, but the employment shall not continue after the establishment of an eligible list for the classification.

Proposal 103: Should existing division (h) be repealed?

Proposal 104: Should existing division (i) be amended to read as follows?

(h) For qualifications required for positions in the noncompetitive class..

(i) For promotion in the classified service.

Proposal 106: Should new division (j) provide as follows?

(j) For the period of probation for each classification, which period shall begin upon appointment and shall not continue beyond one year and for removal or demotion if the service during the probationary period is unsatisfactory.

Proposal 107: Should existing division (k) be amended to read as follows?

(k) For transfer from a position to a similar position.

Proposal 108: Should new division (l) be amended to read as follows?

(l) For reinstatement on the eligible list within one year of persons who, without fault or delinquency on their part, are separated from the service or reduced inposition.

Proposal 109: Should existing division (l) be amended to read as follows:

(m) For suspension, by the appointing authority, for purposes of discipline, for a period not to exceed thirty days at any one time.

Proposal 110: Should existing division (m) be amended to read as follows:

(p) For discharge or demotion in rank or compensation, only after the person has been presented with the reasons specifically stated in writing, and has been given an opportunity to be heard in his own defense. The reasons for the discharge or demotion and any reply in writing by the employee shall be filed with the Commission.

Proposal 111: Should existing division (n) be repealed?

Proposal 112: Should new division (o) provide as follows?

(o) For layoff and recall.

Proposal 113: Should existing division (o) be amended to read as follows:

(p) For the publication of the rules and amendments in the City Record.

The Commission shall adopt rules, not inconsistent with the foregoing provisions of this section as may be necessary and proper for the enforcement of the civil service system, and to provide for the procedure of the Commission.

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