assembly Bill A9860A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Removes the requirement that a veteran served during wartime to be granted certain benefits

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2022 print number 9860a
May 16, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to veterans' affairs
Apr 19, 2022 referred to veterans' affairs

A9860 - Details

Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§55-c, 75 & 86, Civ Serv L; amd §§360, 605, 668 & 669-a, Ed L; amd §§350, 356, 358, 364 & 366, Exec L; amd §32, Gen Bus L; amd §§238, 245 & 246, Mil L; amd §13.19, Pks & Rec L; amd §458-a, RPT L; amd §168, Soc Serv L; amd §404-a, V & T L; amd §54, Work Comp L; amd §§13, 15 & 23, Veterans' Services L

A9860 - Summary

Removes the requirement that a veteran served during wartime to be granted certain benefits.

A9860 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9860
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BARRETT -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Veterans' Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the civil service law, the education law, the  executive
   law, the general business law, the military law, the parks, recreation
   and  historic  preservation law, the real property tax law, the social
   services law, the vehicle and traffic law  and  the  workers'  compen-
   sation  law,  in  relation  to removing the requirement that a veteran
   served during wartime to be granted certain benefits
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 55-c of the civil service law, as
 amended by chapter 340 of the laws  of  2008,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   1. The  commission  may  determine  up  to five hundred positions with
 duties such as can be performed by disabled veterans and  veterans  with
 disabilities who are found otherwise qualified to perform satisfactorily
 the duties of any such position. Upon such determination, the said posi-
 tions shall be classified in the noncompetitive class, and may be filled
 only  by  veterans  of the armed forces of the United States [who served
 therein during time of war, as defined in paragraph (c)  of  subdivision
 one  of  section  eighty-five of this chapter], and (a) who establish by
 appropriate documentary evidence that they  are  disabled  veterans,  as
 defined  in  paragraph  (b) of subdivision one of section eighty-five of
 this chapter, or (b) by those veterans, as defined in paragraph  (a)  of
 subdivision  one  of section eighty-five of this chapter, who shall have
 been certified by the employee health service of the department as being
 disabled but capable of performing the duties of said positions.  Prior-
 ity in certification and referral of both  such  disabled  veterans  and
 certified disabled but capable veterans shall be given to those veterans
 who  received  a  wound  in combat, as documented by the awarding of the
 purple heart, as authorized by the United States department of  defense,
 and  that  wound is the cause of, or a substantially contributing factor
 to, the degree of impairment, who otherwise  meet  the  requirements  of
 this  section. The number of veterans appointed pursuant to this section
 shall not exceed five hundred.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

A9860A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§55-c, 75 & 86, Civ Serv L; amd §§360, 605, 668 & 669-a, Ed L; amd §§350, 356, 358, 364 & 366, Exec L; amd §32, Gen Bus L; amd §§238, 245 & 246, Mil L; amd §13.19, Pks & Rec L; amd §458-a, RPT L; amd §168, Soc Serv L; amd §404-a, V & T L; amd §54, Work Comp L; amd §§13, 15 & 23, Veterans' Services L

A9860A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes the requirement that a veteran served during wartime to be granted certain benefits.

A9860A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9860--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BARRETT -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on  Veterans'  Affairs  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the civil service law, the education law, the executive
   law, the veterans' services law, the general business law,  the  mili-
   tary  law,  the  parks,  recreation and historic preservation law, the
   real property tax law, the social services law, the vehicle and  traf-
   fic law and the workers' compensation law, in relation to removing the
   requirement that a veteran served during wartime to be granted certain
   benefits
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 55-c of the civil service law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  340  of  the  laws  of 2008, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. The commission may determine up  to  five  hundred  positions  with
 duties  such  as can be performed by disabled veterans and veterans with
 disabilities who are found otherwise qualified to perform satisfactorily
 the duties of any such position. Upon such determination, the said posi-
 tions shall be classified in the noncompetitive class, and may be filled
 only by veterans of the armed forces of the United  States  [who  served
 therein  during  time of war, as defined in paragraph (c) of subdivision
 one of section eighty-five of this chapter], and (a)  who  establish  by
 appropriate  documentary  evidence  that  they are disabled veterans, as
 defined in paragraph (b) of subdivision one of  section  eighty-five  of
 this  chapter,  or (b) by those veterans, as defined in paragraph (a) of
 subdivision one of section eighty-five of this chapter, who  shall  have
 been certified by the employee health service of the department as being
 disabled but capable of performing the duties of said positions.  Prior-
 ity  in  certification  and  referral of both such disabled veterans and
 certified disabled but capable veterans shall be given to those veterans
 who received a wound in combat, as documented by  the  awarding  of  the
 purple  heart, as authorized by the United States department of defense,
 and that wound is the cause of, or a substantially  contributing  factor
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.