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§ 49-15-12. Transfer of duties to comply with Sections 5-11-1 through 5-11-5; personnel actions; merit promotion system.

(1)  The Department of Marine Resources and the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks shall comply with Sections 5-11-1 through 5-11-5 in the transfer of the marine law enforcement division. 

(2) (a)  All personnel actions initiated as a result of the transfer of law enforcement officers shall be subject to the State Personnel Board rules, regulations and procedures. The executive director shall implement a merit promotion system for all law enforcement officers. The merit promotion system shall be based on an individual's merit and length of service. 

(b) The transfer of personnel shall be commensurate with the number and classification of positions (PINS) allocated to the Division of Marine Law Enforcement on January 1, 1999. The transfer shall also include direct support, clerical, data processing, communications and boating safety pins and resources. 

Sources: Laws, 1999, ch. 585, § 3, eff from and after July 1, 1999.