assembly Bill A5447

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to veterans' credits for civil service appointments and promotions

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Current Bill Status Via S763 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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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
Jun 03, 2021 substituted by s763
Jun 02, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.325
rules report cal.325
reported
May 25, 2021 reported referred to rules
Feb 16, 2021 referred to governmental employees

Votes

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

S763
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0
committee
9
Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2021

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A5447 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S763
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §85, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5877
2019-2020: S3648

A5447 (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.

A5447 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5447
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Employees
 
 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) 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
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.