|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 13, 2012||reported and committed to civil service and pensions|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Jun 24, 2011||committed to rules|
|Jun 14, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 13, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|Jun 07, 2011||1st report cal.1143|
|Feb 23, 2011||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S3453
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3453 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Civil Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §85, Civ Serv L
S3453 - Summary
Changes the definitions of veteran and non-disabled veteran with regard to additional service credits.
S3453 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3453 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil service law, in relation to the definition of the terms veteran and non-disabled veteran with regard to additional service credits PURPOSE: To give all veterans who served on active duty equal consideration with regard to civil service examinations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 85 of the civil service law, as amended by chapter 333 of the laws of 1993, is amended to remove the requirement that veterans must have served during a time of war to receive additional civil service credit. Section 2. Requires the Department of Civil Service to update all relevant civil service websites, forms and applications to reflect the herein contained changes. Section 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law. Any rules or regulations to implement this act shall be made before the effective date.
S3453 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3453 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 23, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi- ty and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to the definition of the terms veteran and non-disabled veteran with regard to additional service credits THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) and the opening paragraph of paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 85 of the civil service law, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 333 of the laws of 1993 and the opening paragraph of paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 661 of the laws of 1983, are amended to read as follows: (a) The terms "veteran" and "non-disabled veteran" mean a member of the armed forces of the United States [who served therein in time of war,] who was honorably discharged or released under honorable circum- stances from such service, who is a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States and who is a resident of the state of New York at the time of application for appointment or promotion or at the time of retention, as the case may be. The term "disabled veteran" means a veteran who is certified by the United States veterans' administration or a military department as enti- tled to receive disability payments upon the certification of such veterans' administration or a military department for a disability incurred [by him in time of war] WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY and in existence at the time of application for appointment or promotion or at the time of retention, as the case may be. Such disability shall be deemed to be in existence at the time of application for appointment or promotion or at the time of retention, as the case may be, if the certificate of such veterans' administration shall state affirmatively that such veteran has EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09279-02-1
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