489. Temporary assignment or permanent transfer of personnel. The director, in consultation with the head of the state agency involved and with the approval of the director of the budget, may provide for the temporary or permanent assignment or transfer of officers and employees of state agencies to the office. Employees permanently transferred shall be transferred without further examination or qualification and shall retain their respective civil service classification and status. Any employee who, at the time of such transfer, has a temporary or provisional appointment shall be transferred subject to the same right of removal, examination or termination as though such transfer had not been made. No existing right or benefit, including retirement benefits or remedy of any character, shall be lost, impaired or affected by reason of this article. The director of the budget shall be responsible for timely notification of all such assignments and transfers to the chairman of the senate finance committee and the chairman of the assembly ways and means committee. Transfer of employees pursuant to this article shall be governed solely and exclusively by the provisions hereof notwithstanding other provisions of the law.
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