Town of Carmel, NY
Putnam County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Carmel 6-22-2016 by L.L. No. 2-2016. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Nine NYCRR Part 6051.1 and 6051.2 expressly permit the release of CHRI[1] to entities that have statutory authority to access such records and the execution of a written use and dissemination agreement between the DCJS[2] and the Town of Carmel.
[1]
Editor's Note: "CHRI" refers to criminal history record information.
[2]
Editor's Note: "DCJS" refers to (NYS) Division of Criminal Justice Services.
With the exception of those individuals who are under the age of 18 and applying for seasonal employment, the requirements of this chapter apply to all applicants for employment in the Town of Carmel, whether full- or part-time, including but not limited to applicants to positions that require or contemplate interaction with minors.
With the exception of those individuals who are under the age of 18 and applying for seasonal employment, all applicants for full- and part-time employment within the Town of Carmel shall be required to submit fingerprints and information required for application of same and in the form and manner as prescribed by the DCJS.
The Town Supervisor and the Town Clerk shall have the right to review the CHRI disseminated by the DCJS. No other Town employee shall have access to such information.
A. 
If a prospective applicant has been convicted of a crime, any decision regarding such prospective applicant's fitness for a license or employment must be made upon consideration of the New York State Correction Law §§ 701 to 703-b and §§ 751 to 753. Correction Law §§ 701 to 703-b provide for certificates of relief from disability and certificates of good conduct, and §§ 751 to 753 set forth New York's public policy to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses and factors that should be considered in making hiring determinations.
B. 
These provisions hereof shall not be interpreted or applied to affect the statutory authority under § 50(4) of the New York State Civil Service Law which authorizes the state Civil Service Department or municipal commission to require applicants to undergo a state and national criminal history record check.