S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
February 1, 2013
Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to granting a waiver
of half of the civil service examination fee to veterans
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The civil service law is amended by adding a new section
50-d to read as follows:
S 50-D. CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FEE; WAIVER FOR VETERANS. 1. THE
PRESIDENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT, SHALL ESTABLISH A
PROGRAM WAIVING HALF OF THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FEE FOR VETERANS
AS DEFINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWENTY-SIX HUNDRED
THIRTY-TWO OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
2. THE WAIVER, GRANTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION,
SHALL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE PRESIDENT, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPART-
MENT. EACH SUCH PERSON SHALL BE GRANTED A WAIVER FOR A MAXIMUM OF TWO
APPLICATIONS FILED, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS TITLE, TO
COMPETE IN AN EXAMINATION FOR A POSITION IN A COMPETITIVE OR NON-COMPET-
ITIVE CLASS OF CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYMENT IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK OR ANY
OF ITS SUBDIVISIONS, OR IN A LABOR CLASS WHEN EXAMINATION FOR APPOINT-
MENT IS REQUIRED.
3. THE PRESIDENT SHALL ESTABLISH AND PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS
FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING AND CARRYING OUT SUCH CIVIL SERVICE
EXAMINATION FEE WAIVER PROGRAM. SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL REQUIRE
THE PRESENTATION OF DD FORM 214 OR ANY OTHER SUCH DOCUMENT AS PROOF OF
SUCH PERSON'S STATUS AS A VETERAN.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on or
before such date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.