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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Feb 28, 2013||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S3954
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S3954 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S3954 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil service law, in relation to allowing reservists with twenty years service to be eligible for two and one-half points on entrance exams and one point on promotional exams PURPOSE: To create additional benefits for reservists who have dedicated twenty years of their life to serving as a reservist. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Section 85 of the civil service law is amended to include the term "reservist". Subdivision (3) is added to specify that reservists with at least twenty years of service shall be entitled to receive two and one-half points additional credit in a competitive examination for original appointment, and one point credit in a competitive examination for promotion. JUSTIFICATION: Regardless of whether or not a reservist is ever deployed in a theater of combat, they play an important role in the protection of our country from domestic and foreign calamity. This bill does not provide
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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