2012 New York Consolidated Laws
PBO - Public Officers
Article 3 - (30 - 43) CREATION AND FILLING OF VACANCIES
33 - Removals by governor.


NY Pub Off L § 33 (2012) What's This?
 
    § 33. Removals  by  governor.  1. An officer appointed by the governor
  for a full term or to fill a vacancy, whose appointment is not  required
  by  law to be made by and with the advice and consent of the senate, any
  county treasurer, any county superintendent of the poor, any register of
  a county or  any  coroner,  except  as  otherwise  provided  by  special
  provisions  of  law,  may be removed by the governor within the term for
  which such officer shall have been chosen, after giving to such  officer
  a  copy of the charges against him and an opportunity to be heard in his
  defense.
    2. The chief  executive  officer  of  every  city  and  the  chief  or
  commissioner  of  police,  commissioner  or director of public safety or
  other chief executive officer of the police force by whatever  title  he
  may  be  designated,  of every city may be removed by the governor after
  giving to such officer  a  copy  of  the  charges  against  him  and  an
  opportunity  to  be  heard in his defense. The power of removal provided
  for in this subdivision shall be deemed to be in addition to  the  power
  of  removal  provided  for  in  any  other  law.  The provisions of this
  subdivision shall apply notwithstanding any inconsistent  provisions  of
  any general, special or local law, ordinance or city charter.

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