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26 created by this Section or by any qualified elector of the

27 state, and only after a public hearing by the state com-

28 mission to be in accordance with rules to be adopted by

29 the said commission.

30 (2) Deputy State Examiner. The office of deputy state

31 examiner of Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service is

32 created, subject to the supervision and orders of the state

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1 examiner; he is authorized and empowered to exercise the

£ authority and perform the duties of the state examiner

S as herein provided. He shall receive and be paid a salary

4 in the amount fixed by the governor and shall be paid

5 traveling time and living expenses while away from the
9 place of his residence.

7 (3) The State Civil Service Commission shall exercise

8 no administrative control over the state examiner or deputy

9 state examiner. Its functions and powers relating to this

10 office shall consist solely of the right of appointment, hear-

11 ing of charges for removal or other disciplinary action

12 legally brought against the incumbents of these offices, and

13 the ordering of their removal or the rendering of such other

14 judgment of a disciplinary nature as it may deem proper

15 after a hearing.

16 (4) Vacancy. When a vacancy occurs in the office of

17 the said state examiner or deputy state examiner, the State

18 Civil Service Commission shall make a provisional appoint-

19 ment of any person it deems qualified to fill the vacancy

20 until a competitive examination can be given by and under

21 the directions of the State Civil Service Commission; and

22 until a list of person.^ eligible for appointment to the office

23 can be established. As soon as such list can be and is

24 established, the State Civil Service Commission shall ap-

25 point one of the three persons ranking highest upon said

26 eligible list to fill the office; and the person thus appointed

27 shall serve a working test period of six months which

28 shall be considered a portion of the examination. At the

29 termination of such working test period, if successfully com-

30 pleted, the appointee shall become a regular employee as

31 defined in the State Civil Service Law and subject and

32 amenable thereto to the same extent as the original state

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1 examiner as hereinbefore set forth and may be subjected

2 to removal or other disciplinary action by the State

3 Civil Service Commission only for a good and sufficient

4 cause set forth in written charges filed with the commission

5 by any one of the municipal fire and police civil service
g boards created by this act, or by any qualified elector
7 of the state, and only after a public hearing by the state
g commission to be held in accordance with rules to be adopted
9 by the State Civil Service Commission.

10 (G) State Examiner; Location; Salary; Duties

11 (G) (1) Location. The state examiner shall maintain a

12 suitable office in the city of Baton Rouge, The officer

13 charged by law with the custody of state buildings shall

14 assign suitable office space to the examiner. The examiner

15 shall appoint employees necessary for him to carry out his

16 duties effectively. All of the employees appointed by the

17 .state examiner, except persons employed on a temporary

18 basis to conduct or assist in giving examinations, shall be

19 selected by him after certification to him by the State

20 Department of Civil Service of names from eligible lists es-

21 tablished by the State Department of Civil Service; and

22 they shall, in all other respects, be covered by the provi-

23 sions of existing civil service laws and rules and regulations

24 legally adopted by the Department of State Civil Service.

25 (2) Salary. The state examiner shall serve on a full-time

26 basis. He shall be paid a salary of not less than forty-two

27 hundred dollars per year. He shall be paid for his traveling

28 and living expenses while away from the city of Baton Rouge.

29 The state examiner shall take the oath of office and fur-

30 nish bond for the faithful performance of his duties accord-

31 ing to law in the sum of five thousand dollars. The pre-

32 mium of the bond shall be paid from the funds appropriated

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1 to the state examiner. The state examiner shall be ex offic-

J io a notary public for the state at large,

J The state examiner may obtain on a contractual or fee

4 basis the services which his office is unable to supply and

( which are necessary for his compliance with the provisions

of this Section.

7 (3) Duties. The state examiner shall :

g (a) Assist the various boards in an advisory capacity in

9 the discharge of their duties.

10 (b) Prepare and submit a classification plan to each

11 board for its approval, after consultation with the appoint-

12 ing and departmental authorities of the departmental ser-

13 vice for which a plan is prepared and submitted, as pro-

14 vided in paragraph (K).

15 (c) Prepare and administer tests of fitness for original
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