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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S352
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S352 - Details
S352 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S352 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil service law, in relation to the application of veteran's credits to civil service examinations PURPOSE: This bill would allow individuals, if qualified, to add veteran's credits to their civil service examination score after they have already been placed on an eligible list. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would amend subdivision 3 of section 85 of the civil service law to allow belated application for an additional credit as a veteran or disabled veteran by an applicant who has already been placed on an eligible list but subsequent to such placement has been ordered to active military duty, other than training, to a combat theater or combat zone of operations that qualifies such applicant for the additional credit as a veteran or disabled veteran provided such list has not expired and provided further that the applicant makes such application within two months after receiving an honorable discharge or being released under honorable circumstances. JUSTIFICATION:
S352 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 352 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- 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 application of veteran's credits to civil service examinations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 85 of the civil service law, as added by chapter 790 of the laws of 1958, is amended to read as follows: 3. Application for additional credit; proof of eligibility; establish- ment of eligible list. Any candidate, believing himself OR HERSELF enti- tled to additional credit in a competitive examination as provided [herein] IN THIS SECTION, may make application for such additional cred- it at any time between the date of his OR HER application for examina- tion and the date of the establishment of the resulting eligible list. Such candidates shall be allowed a period of not less than two months from the date of the filing of his OR HER application for examination in which to establish by appropriate documentary proof his OR HER eligibil- ity to receive additional credit under this section. At any time after two months have elapsed since the final date for filing applications for a competitive examination for original appointment or promotion, the eligible list resulting from such examination may be established, notwithstanding the fact that a veteran or disabled veteran who has applied for additional credit has failed to establish his OR HER eligi- bility to receive such additional credit. A candidate who fails to establish, by appropriate documentary proof, his OR HER eligibility to receive additional credit by the time an eligible list is established shall not thereafter be granted additional credit on such eligible list. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, BELATED APPLICATION FOR AN ADDITIONAL CREDIT AS A VETERAN OR DISABLED VETERAN MAY BE MADE BY AN APPLICANT WHO EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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