senate Bill S2209

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes veterans' and disabled veterans' credits to be added to an individual's civil service examination after the establishment of an eligible list

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2016 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2016 1st report cal.1128
Apr 06, 2016 opinion referred to judiciary
Mar 14, 2016 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 26, 2015 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2015 2nd report cal.
Feb 25, 2015 1st report cal.113
Feb 23, 2015 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 26, 2015 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 22, 2015 referred to judiciary

Votes

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May 24, 2016 - Judiciary committee Vote

S2209
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 25, 2015 - Judiciary committee Vote

S2209
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
3
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2209 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6468
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 5 §6, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3406, A7700
2013-2014: S280, A148
2017-2018: S2387, A4361

S2209 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes veterans' and disabled veterans' credits to be added to an individual's civil service examination after the establishment of the appropriate eligible list.

S2209 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2209 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2209

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LARKIN, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BONACIC, CARLUCCI, CROCI,
  KENNEDY, MARCHIONE, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER,  SEWARD  --  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 the application of  veterans'  credits  to  civil  service
  examinations

  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  points additional credit in a competitive examination for original
appointment and two and one-half points additional credit in an examina-
tion 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 points additional credit in a competitive  exam-
ination for original appointment and five 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]  MAY  be granted [only at] AFTER the [time of]
establishment of an eligible list, IF AN APPLICANT WAS  PLACED  ON  SUCH

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

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