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    Subdivision 1. Positions classified; incumbents, service register. The commission shall
have supervision over the employment, promotion, discharge, and suspension of all deputies and
employees in the sheriff's department, except special deputies with no salary.
The commission shall, immediately after its appointment and organization, grade and
classify all positions and also all present employees of the sheriff's department; and any deputy
regularly employed at the time of creation of the civil service commission shall come under the
jurisdiction of the commission without examination, and shall not be classified in a position with
lower pay scale than said deputy is then receiving.
The commission shall prepare a service register, in which shall be entered, in their classes,
the names, ages, compensation, period of past employment and such other facts and data with
reference to each employee as the commission may deem useful, in order to better ascertain the
standing of each deputy and employee for the purpose of promotions.
The commission shall act in no more than an advisory capacity regarding salaries in the
sheriff's department, and sections 387.31 to 387.45 shall in no way change the manner of fixing
salaries of deputies.
    Subd. 2. Application register. The commission shall keep a second register to be known as
the application register in which shall be entered the names and addresses, in the order of the
date of application, of all applicants for examination and the positions or employment they seek.
All applications shall be upon forms prescribed by the commission and contain such data and
information as the commission deems necessary and useful.
History: 1957 c 325 s 8,9

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