assembly Bill A6416A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to veterans' credits for civil service appointments and promotions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 01, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.460
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 06, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 25, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.538
May 23, 2017 reported
May 05, 2017 print number 6416a
May 05, 2017 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Mar 07, 2017 referred to governmental employees

A6416 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5877
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §85, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S3648
2021-2022: S763

A6416 - Summary

Relates to veterans' credits for civil service appointments and promotions; removes the time of war requirement for veterans to qualify for additional credit.

A6416 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6416

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Employees

AN  ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to veterans' credits
  for civil service appointments and promotions

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 85 of the civil service law, as
added by chapter 790 of the laws of 1958, paragraph (a)  as  amended  by
chapter 333 of the laws of 1993, paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 661
of the laws of 1983, subparagraph 2 of paragraph (b) as amended by chap-
ter  616  of the laws of 1995, subparagraph 3 of paragraph (b) and para-
graph (c) as amended by chapter 467 of the laws of 1991 and subparagraph
4 of paragraph (c) as amended by chapter 179 of the  laws  of  2006,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1. Definitions.  (a)  The  terms  "veteran" and "non-disabled veteran"
mean a member of the armed forces of the United States [who served ther-
ein in time of war,] 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 resident 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.
  (b)  The  term  "disabled veteran" means a veteran who is certified by
the United States veterans' administration or a military  department  as
entitled  to  receive disability payments upon the certification of such
veterans' administration or  a  military  department  for  a  disability
incurred by him OR HER in [time of war] THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER SERVICE
and in existence at the time of application for appointment or promotion
or  at  the time of retention, as the case may be. Such disability shall
be deemed to be in existence at the time of application for  appointment
or  promotion  or  at  the time of retention, as the case may be, if the

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

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A6416A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5877
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §85, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S3648
2021-2022: S763

A6416A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to veterans' credits for civil service appointments and promotions; removes the time of war requirement for veterans to qualify for additional credit.

A6416A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6416--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Governmental  Employees  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to veterans'  credits
  for civil service appointments and promotions

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 85 of the civil  service  law,  as
added  by  chapter  790 of the laws of 1958, paragraph (a) as amended by
chapter 333 of the laws of 1993, paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 661
of the laws of 1983, subparagraph 2 of paragraph (b) as amended by chap-
ter 616 of the laws of 1995, subparagraph 3 of paragraph (b)  and  para-
graph (c) as amended by chapter 467 of the laws of 1991 and subparagraph
4  of  paragraph  (c)  as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2006, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. Definitions. (a) The terms  "veteran"  and  "non-disabled  veteran"
mean a member of the armed forces of the United States [who served ther-
ein  in  time  of  war,]  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 resident 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.
  (b) The term "disabled veteran" means a veteran who  is  certified  by
the  United  States veterans' administration or a military department as
entitled to receive disability payments upon the certification  of  such
veterans'  administration  or  a  military  department  for a disability
incurred by him OR HER in [time of war] THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER SERVICE
and in existence at the time of application for appointment or promotion
or at the time of retention, as the case may be. Such  disability  shall
be  deemed to be in existence at the time of application for appointment

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