as introduced - 81st Legislature (1999 - 2000) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to the city of Rochester; modifying 1.3 probationary period rules for city of Rochester 1.4 firefighters. 1.5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.6 Section 1. [CITY OF ROCHESTER; PROBATIONARY PERIOD FOR NEW 1.7 FIREFIGHTERS UNDER CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.] 1.8 Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 420.08, to the 1.9 contrary, in the city of Rochester no newly appointed 1.10 firefighter, after satisfactory completion of basic firefighter 1.11 I and II training courses and state certification, and after a 1.12 period of no longer than six months continuous employment 1.13 thereafter, shall be removed or discharged except for cause upon 1.14 written charges and after an opportunity to be heard in defense 1.15 of charges as provided in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 420. 1.16 Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 1.17 Section 1 is effective the day after the governing body of 1.18 the city of Rochester complies with Minnesota Statutes, section 1.19 645.021, subdivision 3.