REITZ AND BOST.
FIRE DEPARTMENT PROMOTION ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Fire Department Promotion Act. Provides that
promotions in municipal fire departments and fire protection district
fire departments shall be based upon examination, seniority within the
department, ascertained merit, and veteran's preference. Requires
promotion of the person at the top of the promotion list. Provides
for a one-year period of probation, during which the person may be
demoted for just cause, including failure to demonstrate the ability
required for the job. Pre-empts home rule powers, but exempts
Chicago. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (State Fire Marshal)
No fiscal impact on the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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