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A04359 Summary:

BILL NO    A04359 

SAME AS    SAME AS S01562

SPONSOR    Thiele (MS)

COSPNSR    Benedetto, Blankenbush, Borelli, Boyland, Brindisi, Colton, Cook,
           Corwin, Curran, Cusick, DenDekker, Englebright, Galef, Giglio,
           Goodell, Graf, Gunther, Jaffee, Lalor, Magnarelli, McDonough,
           McKevitt, Montesano, Otis, Palmesano, Quart, Raia, Roberts, Robinson,
           Saladino, Santabarbara, Scarborough, Schimminger, Simotas, Titone,
           Walter, Weisenberg, Ramos, Barrett, Weprin

MLTSPNSR   Braunstein, Ceretto, Duprey, Fahy, Gabryszak, Gottfried, Lopez P,
           McLaughlin, Millman, Sweeney

Amd Art 5 S6, Constn

Entitles veterans with disabilities who were classified as veterans and used
such classification in his or her original appointment or promotion and were
later classified as a veteran with disabilities, to ten points additional
credit less the number of points of additional credit allowed for the prior
appointment.
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A04359 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         4359

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                   February 4, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, BENEDETTO, BLANKENBUSH, BORELLI, BOYLAND,
         BRINDISI,  COLTON,  COOK,  CORWIN,  CURRAN,  CUSICK, DenDEKKER, ENGLE-
         BRIGHT, GALEF, GIBSON, GIGLIO, GOODELL, GRAF, GUNTHER, JAFFEE,  LALOR,
         LOSQUADRO,  MAGNARELLI, McDONOUGH, McKEVITT, MONTESANO, OTIS, PALMESA-
         NO, QUART, RAIA, ROBERTS, ROBINSON, SALADINO,  SANTABARBARA,  SCARBOR-
         OUGH,  SCHIMMINGER, SIMOTAS, TITONE, WALTER, WEISENBERG -- Multi-Spon-
         sored by -- M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN,  CERETTO,  DUPREY,  FAHY,  GOTTFRIED,
         McLAUGHLIN,  MILLMAN, SWEENEY -- read once and referred to the Commit-
         tee on Veterans' Affairs

                   CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

       proposing an amendment to section 6 of article 5 of the constitution, in
         relation to veterans'  credits  for  civil  service  appointments  and
         promotions

    1    Section  1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 6 of article
    2  5 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
    3    S 6. Appointments and promotions in the civil service of the state and
    4  all of the civil divisions thereof, including cities and villages, shall
    5  be made according to merit and fitness to  be  ascertained,  as  far  as
    6  practicable,  by  examination  which,  as  far  as practicable, shall be
    7  competitive; provided, however, that any member of the armed  forces  of
    8  the  United  States  who  served therein in time of war, and who, at the
    9  time of such member's appointment or promotion, is a citizen or an alien
   10  lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the  United  States  and  a
   11  resident  of  this  state  and is honorably discharged or released under
   12  honorable circumstances from such service, shall be entitled to  receive
   13  five  points additional credit in a competitive examination for original
   14  appointment and two and one-half points additional credit in an examina-
   15  tion for promotion or,  if  such  member  was  disabled  in  the  actual
   16  performance of duty in any war and his or her disability is certified by
   17  the  United  States department of veterans affairs to be in existence at
   18  the time of application for appointment or promotion, he or she shall be
   19  entitled to receive ten points additional credit in a competitive  exam-

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD89015-01-3
       A. 4359                             2

    1  ination for original appointment and five points additional credit in an
    2  examination  for promotion. Such additional credit shall be added to the
    3  final earned rating of such member after he or she has qualified  in  an
    4  examination and shall be granted only at the time of establishment of an
    5  eligible list. No such member shall receive the additional credit grant-
    6  ed  by this section after he or she has received one appointment, either
    7  original entrance or promotion, from an eligible list on which he or she
    8  was allowed the additional credit granted by this section, EXCEPT  WHERE
    9  A  MEMBER  HAS BEEN APPOINTED OR PROMOTED FROM AN ELIGIBLE LIST ON WHICH
   10  HE OR SHE WAS ALLOWED ADDITIONAL CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE AND  SUBSE-
   11  QUENT  TO  SUCH  APPOINTMENT  HE  OR SHE IS DISABLED AS PROVIDED IN THIS
   12  SECTION, SUCH MEMBER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO TEN POINTS  ADDITIONAL  CREDIT
   13  LESS  THE  NUMBER  OF  POINTS OF ADDITIONAL CREDIT ALLOWED FOR THE PRIOR
   14  APPOINTMENT.
   15    S 2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment  be
   16  submitted  to the people for approval at the general election to be held
   17  in the year 2013 in accordance with the provisions of the election law.
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