Outside Section 191
Data Current as of: 7/7/2012
(a) On the effective date of this act, current positions and employees of the Massachusetts office of victim assistance in the sexual assault nurse examiner program shall be transferred to the department of public health for the purposes of operating the sexual assault nurse examiner program pursuant to section 220 of chapter 111 of the General Laws.
(b) Notwithstanding chapter 150E of General Laws, these employees shall maintain salary and benefits in effect prior to the transfer and shall not be subject to collective bargaining agreements within the department of public health. Nothing in this section shall confer upon any employee of the department's sexual assault nurse examiner program any right not held immediately before the date of the transfer.
(c) Notwithstanding chapter 150E of the General Laws, the department may fill vacancies in positions transferred pursuant to subsection (a); provided, however, that the salaries and benefits of individuals hired to fill vacant positions shall be comparable to the salaries and benefits of individuals transferred into the same or similar positions within the department's sexual assault nurse examiner program.