a. An appointment to the State Police under this act shall be in accordance with R.S. 53:1-8, except that upon satisfactory conclusion of the two-year appointment period specified in R.S. 53:1-8, the person appointed shall serve continuously as a member of the State Police during good behavior, notwithstanding the requirements of R.S. 53:1-8.1.
b. A person appointed to the State Police under this act shall be ranked, approximately equivalent to his current salary range and step therein, by the superintendent, as adjusted by the State Treasurer, the President of the Civil Service Commission and the Director of the Division of Budget and Accounting.
c. For the purposes of internal management only, the seniority of a person appointed to the State Police under this act shall be determined by the superintendent.
d. No person appointed to the State Police under this act shall retain any entitlement upon retirement from the State Police to receive a lump sum payment as supplemental compensation for each full day of earned and unused accumulated sick leave, as authorized by section 1 of P.L.1973, c. 130 (C. 11:14-9).
L.1983, c. 403, s. 3, eff. Dec. 23, 1983.