senate Bill S721

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the private employers veterans' preference policy act

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Feb 28, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 13, 2018 1st report cal.506
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jun 21, 2017 committed to rules
Mar 29, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 28, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 27, 2017 1st report cal.510
Jan 04, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Feb 12, 2018 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S721
13
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committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2018

Mar 27, 2017 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S721
13
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committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 27, 2017

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S721 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4359
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §369-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4326, A6947
2019-2020: S5177, A2465

S721 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the private employers veterans' preference policy act.

S721 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S721 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   721

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ORTT,  CROCI, LARKIN, MARCHIONE -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law, in relation to permitting private
  employers to adopt a veterans' preference employment policy

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 369-f
to read as follows:
  § 369-F. PRIVATE EMPLOYERS VETERANS' PREFERENCE POLICY. 1. AS USED  IN
THIS SECTION:
  A.  "PRIVATE  EMPLOYER" SHALL MEAN A CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, LIMITED
LIABILITY COMPANY, NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION OR  OTHER  PRIVATE  ENTITY
WITH ONE OR MORE EMPLOYEES AND EXCLUDES THE STATE, A MUNICIPALITY, COUN-
TY OR SCHOOL DISTRICT.
  B. "VETERAN" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL WHO SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE
UNITED  STATES  ARMY,  NAVY, MARINE CORPS, AIR FORCE, COAST GUARD OR THE
RESERVES COMPONENT, OR WHO SERVED IN  ACTIVE  MILITARY  SERVICE  OF  THE
UNITED  STATES  AS  A  MEMBER  OF THE ARMY, NATIONAL GUARD, AIR NATIONAL
GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD OR NEW YORK NAVAL MILITIA, AND MEETS ONE  OR  MORE
OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR A PERIOD OF MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY
DAYS  AND  WAS DISCHARGED OR RELEASED FROM ACTIVE DUTY WITH OTHER THAN A
DISHONORABLE DISCHARGE.
  (II) WAS DISCHARGED OR RELEASED BECAUSE OF A SERVICE  CONNECTED  DISA-
BILITY.
  (III) WAS DISCHARGED OR RELEASED FROM DUTY WITH OTHER THAN A DISHONOR-
ABLE  DISCHARGE  FROM  SERVICE  UNDER AN ORDER TO ACTIVE DUTY, EXCLUDING
ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04603-01-7

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