senate Bill S3648

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to veterans' credits for civil service appointments and promotions

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Feb 11, 2019 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S3648 (ACTIVE) - Details

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:
2017-2018: S5877
2021-2022: S763

S3648 (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.

S3648 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3648 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3648

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

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.

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