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SB946 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
            Cal. No. 50
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 5, 2017
          SEWARD  --  read  twice  and  ordered  printed, and when printed to be
          committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military
          Affairs -- reported favorably from said committee,  ordered  to  first
          and  second  report,  ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and
          delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored  to
          third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
          the order of third reading
        AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in  relation  to  the  waiver  of
          application fees for honorably discharged veterans
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 5 of section 50 of  the  civil
     2  service  law,  as amended by chapter 449 of the laws of 2006, is amended
     3  to read as follows:
     4    (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (a) of  this  subdivi-
     5  sion, the state civil service department, subject to the approval of the
     6  director  of the budget, a municipal commission, subject to the approval
     7  of the governing board or body of the city or county, as  the  case  may
     8  be,  or  a regional commission or personnel officer, pursuant to govern-
     9  mental agreement, may elect to waive application  fees,  or  to  abolish
    10  fees  for  specific  classes  of  positions  or types of examinations or
    11  candidates, or to  establish  a  uniform  schedule  of  reasonable  fees
    12  different  from  those  prescribed in paragraph (a) of this subdivision,
    13  specifying in such schedule the classes of positions or types  of  exam-
    14  inations  or candidates to which such fees shall apply; provided, howev-
    15  er, that fees shall be waived for candidates who certify  to  the  state
    16  civil  service  department, a municipal commission or a regional commis-
    17  sion that they are unemployed and primarily responsible for the  support
    18  of  a  household,  or are receiving public assistance. Provided further,
    19  the state civil service department shall waive the state application fee
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  for examinations for original appointment  for  all  veterans  who  were
     2  honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from such
     3  service.
     4    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
     5  have become a law.
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