H0976B1117A05391 DMS:JMM 01/28/14 #90 A05391







Printer's No. 1117


1Amend Bill, page 1, lines 1 and 2, by striking out "a bill of 
2rights for correctional officers during certain investigations"
3and inserting

4 guidelines and procedures governing certain
5investigations of correctional officers

6Amend Bill, page 1, line 10, by striking out "Bill of Rights" 
7and inserting

8 Investigation Procedure

9Amend Bill, page 1, lines 12 and 13, by striking out "provide 
10standards to protect the rights" and inserting

11 establish guidelines and procedures governing the

13Amend Bill, page 5, line 28, by striking out "Summary 
14suspensions" and inserting

15 Suspensions

16Amend Bill, page 5, lines 29 and 30; page 6, lines 1 through
177, by striking out all of said lines on said pages and inserting

18(a) General rule.--Suspension of a correctional officer 
19shall be in accordance with provisions of the act of August 5, 
201941 (P.L.752, No.286), known as the Civil Service Act, except 
21as follows:

22(1) No suspension based on a pending internal
23investigation shall last more than 60 days from the effective
24date of suspension.

25(2) Written notice of suspension shall be provided to
26the corrections officer no later than five working days after
27the effective date of suspension.

28(3) Medical benefits and insurance shall continue during
29the period of suspension.


See A05391 in
the context
of HB0976