senate Bill S946A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Waives application fees for honorably discharged veterans

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 11, 2017 approval memo.11
signed chap.404
Nov 09, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.640
substituted for a1105b
Jun 19, 2017 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 06, 2017 amended on third reading 946a
Jun 06, 2017 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 27, 2017 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 30, 2017 advanced to third reading
Jan 24, 2017 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2017 1st report cal.50
Jan 05, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jan 23, 2017 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S946
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S946 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1105B
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §50, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7473, A10596

S946 - Summary

Waives New York state application fees for all veterans who were honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from such service.

S946 - Sponsor Memo

S946 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   946

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  civil service law, in relation to the waiver of
  application fees for honorably discharged veterans

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph (b) of subdivision 5 of section 50 of the civil
service law, as amended by chapter 449 of the laws of 2006,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  (b)  Notwithstanding  the provisions of paragraph (a) of this subdivi-
sion, the state civil service department, subject to the approval of the
director of the budget, a municipal commission, subject to the  approval
of  the  governing  board or body of the city or county, as the case may
be, or a regional commission or personnel officer, pursuant  to  govern-
mental  agreement,  may  elect  to waive application fees, or to abolish
fees for specific classes of  positions  or  types  of  examinations  or
candidates,  or  to  establish  a  uniform  schedule  of reasonable fees
different from those prescribed in paragraph (a)  of  this  subdivision,
specifying  in  such schedule the classes of positions or types of exam-
inations or candidates to which such fees shall apply; provided,  howev-
er,  that  fees  shall be waived for candidates who certify to the state
civil service department, a municipal commission or a  regional  commis-
sion  that they are unemployed and primarily responsible for the support
of a household, or are receiving public  assistance.  PROVIDED  FURTHER,
THE STATE CIVIL SERVICE DEPARTMENT SHALL WAIVE THE STATE APPLICATION FEE
FOR ALL CANDIDATES WHO ARE HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01734-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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S946A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1105B
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §50, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7473, A10596

S946A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Waives New York state application fees for all veterans who were honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from such service.

S946A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S946A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 946--A
    Cal. No. 50

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CROCI, HELMING, LARKIN, MARCHIONE, PHILLIPS, ROBACH,
  SEWARD  --  read  twice  and  ordered  printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military
  Affairs -- reported favorably from said committee,  ordered  to  first
  and  second  report,  ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and
  delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored  to
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in  relation  to  the  waiver  of
  application fees for honorably discharged veterans

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 5 of section 50 of  the  civil
service  law,  as amended by chapter 449 of the laws of 2006, is amended
to read as follows:
  (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (a) of  this  subdivi-
sion, the state civil service department, subject to the approval of the
director  of the budget, a municipal commission, subject to the approval
of the governing board or body of the city or county, as  the  case  may
be,  or  a regional commission or personnel officer, pursuant to govern-
mental agreement, may elect to waive application  fees,  or  to  abolish
fees  for  specific  classes  of  positions  or types of examinations or
candidates, or to  establish  a  uniform  schedule  of  reasonable  fees
different  from  those  prescribed in paragraph (a) of this subdivision,
specifying in such schedule the classes of positions or types  of  exam-
inations  or candidates to which such fees shall apply; provided, howev-
er, that fees shall be waived for candidates who certify  to  the  state
civil  service  department, a municipal commission or a regional commis-
sion that they are unemployed and primarily responsible for the  support
of  a  household,  or are receiving public assistance. PROVIDED FURTHER,
THE STATE CIVIL SERVICE DEPARTMENT SHALL WAIVE THE STATE APPLICATION FEE

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

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