senate Bill S5177

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the private employers veterans' preference policy act

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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
Apr 12, 2019 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S5177 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2465
Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §369-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4326, A6947
2017-2018: S721, A4359
2021-2022: S3648

S5177 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5177 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5177 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5177

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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 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.
                                                           LBD00249-01-9

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