senate Bill S718

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to veterans' credits for civil service appointments and promotions

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Feb 19, 2014 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2014 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Feb 06, 2013 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 11, 2013 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 09, 2013 referred to judiciary

S718 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 5 ยง6, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6081

S718 - Summary

Relates to veterans' credits for civil service appointments and promotions; increases the credit preference for wartime and disabled wartime veterans by five points for a competitive examination for original appointment and by two and one-half points for a competitive examination for promotion.

S718 - Sponsor Memo

S718 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   718

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 6 of article 5 of the constitution, in
  relation to veterans'  credits  for  civil  service  appointments  and
  promotions

  Section  1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 6 of arti-
cle 5 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S 6. Appointments and promotions in the civil service of the state and
all of the civil divisions thereof, including cities and villages, shall
be made according to merit and fitness to  be  ascertained,  as  far  as
practicable,  by  examination  which,  as  far  as practicable, shall be
competitive; provided, however, that any member of the armed  forces  of
the  United  States  who  served therein in time of war, and who, at the
time of such member's appointment or promotion, is a citizen or an alien
lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the  United  States  and  a
resident  of  this  state  and is honorably discharged or released under
honorable circumstances from such service, shall be entitled to  receive
[five]  TEN  points  additional  credit in a competitive examination for
original appointment and [two and one-half] FIVE points additional cred-
it in an examination for promotion or, if such member  was  disabled  in
the  actual  performance of duty in any war and his or her disability is
certified by the United States department of veterans affairs to  be  in
existence at the time of application for appointment or promotion, he or
she  shall be entitled to receive [ten] FIFTEEN points additional credit
in a competitive examination for original appointment and  [five]  SEVEN
AND  ONE-HALF  points additional credit in an examination for promotion.
Such additional credit shall be added to the final earned rating of such
member after he or she has qualified in  an  examination  and  shall  be
granted  only  at the time of establishment of an eligible list. No such
member shall receive the additional credit granted by this section after

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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