senate Bill S763

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to veterans' credits for civil service appointments and promotions

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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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 11, 2021 signed chap.608
Nov 10, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.325
substituted for a5447
May 26, 2021 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.152
Jan 06, 2021 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs


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Jan 25, 2021 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2021


S763 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §85, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5877
2019-2020: S3648

S763 (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.

S763 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S763 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              January 6, 2021
 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

   Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 85 of the civil service law, as
 added by chapter 790 of the laws of 1958, paragraph (a) and subparagraph
 2 of paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 490 of the laws of 2019,  para-
 graph  (b) as amended by chapter 661 of the laws of 1983, subparagraph 3
 of paragraph (b) and paragraph (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 including (i) having a  quali-
 fying  condition as defined in section three hundred fifty of the execu-
 tive law, and receiving a discharge other than bad conduct or  dishonor-
 able  from  such  service,  or  (ii) being a discharged LGBT veteran, as
 defined in section three hundred fifty of the executive law, and receiv-
 ing a discharge  other  than  bad  conduct  or  dishonorable  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 resi-
 dent 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
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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