senate Bill S3954

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows reservists with twenty years service to be eligible for 2.5 points on entrance exams and 1 on promotional exams

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Feb 28, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S3954 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1693
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง85, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6493

S3954 - Summary

Allows reservists with twenty years service to be eligible for 2.5 points on entrance exams and 1 point on promotional exams.

S3954 - Sponsor Memo

S3954 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3954

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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  allowing  reser-
  vists  with  twenty  years service to be eligible for two and one-half
  points on entrance exams and one point on promotional exams

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The section heading, paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision
2, subdivisions 3, 4, 5 and 6 of section 85 of the civil service law, as
added by chapter 790 of the laws of 1958 and paragraph (c)  of  subdivi-
sion  4  as amended by chapter 15 of the laws of 1971, are amended and a
new paragraph (b-1) is added to subdivision 1 to read as follows:
  Additional credit allowed veterans AND RESERVISTS in competitive exam-
inations; preference in retention upon abolition of positions.
  (B-1) THE TERM "RESERVIST" MEANS A MEMBER OF  THE  RESERVE  FORCES  OR
RESERVE  COMPONENTS  OF  THE  ARMED  FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES WHO WAS
HONORABLY DISCHARGED OR RELEASED UNDER HONORABLE CIRCUMSTANCES 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 RESI-
DENT 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.
  (a) On all eligible lists resulting from competitive examinations, the
names  of  eligibles  shall  be entered in the order of their respective
final earned ratings on examination, with the name of the eligible  with
the  highest  final  earned  rating  at the head of such list, provided,
however, that for the purpose of determining final earned ratings,
  (1) Disabled veterans shall be entitled to receive  ten  points  addi-
tional  in  a  competitive examination for original appointment and five
points additional credit in a competitive examination for promotion, and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04177-01-3

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