|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Apr 12, 2019||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S5177
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5177 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5177 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5177 SPONSOR: ORTT TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to permitting private employers to adopt a veterans' preference employment policy PURPOSE: To allow private companies to adopt a veterans' preference for hiring, promoting, or retaining a veteran. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 Allows a private employer to adopt a veterans' preference for hiring, promoting, or retaining a veteran. Further requires this prefer- ence in writing and shall be applied uniformly to employment decisions. Section 2 is the effective date.
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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