Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 23, 2023||
referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Senate Bill S7405
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S7405 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
- Law Section:
- Civil Service Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §85, Civ Serv L
- Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
2023-S7405 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7405 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil service law, in relation to veterans and competitive civil service exam points PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill gives honorably discharged veterans who have received specific decorations for service in active combat additional bonus points on a competitive examination for civil service employment. Additional points are already granted to honorably discharged members of the military on such exams, with bonus points given to disabled veterans. This bill gives veterans who have received decorations for service in active combat the same amount of bonus points given to disabled veterans. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section One amends paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 85 of the civil service law.
2023-S7405 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7405 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 23, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- 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 and competitive civil service exam points THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 85 of the civil service law, as separately amended by section 37 of part PP of chapter 56 and chapter 669 of the laws of 2022, is amended to read as follows: (a) The terms "veteran" and "non-disabled veteran" mean: (1) a member of the armed forces of the United States who was honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from such service including (i) having a qualifying condition as defined in section one of the veterans' services law, and receiving a discharge other than bad conduct or dishonorable from such service, or (ii) being a discharged LGBT veteran, as defined in section one of the veterans' services law, and receiving a discharge other than bad conduct or dishonorable from such service, who is a citizen of the United States or a noncitizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States and who is a resident 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; OR (2) A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES WHO WAS HONOR- ABLY DISCHARGED OR RELEASED UNDER HONORABLE CIRCUMSTANCES FROM SUCH SERVICE, WHO IS A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES OR AN ALIEN LAWFULLY ADMITTED FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE IN THE UNITED STATES, WHO IS A RESIDENT 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, AND WHO WAS AWARDED EITHER A: (I) COMBAT ACTION RIBBON, (II) COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE, (III) COMBAT MEDICAL BADGE, (IV) COMBAT ACTION BADGE, (V) COMBAT RECOGNITION RIBBON, OR (VI) AIR FORCE COMBAT ACTION MEDAL. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08135-01-3
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