|SAME AS||SAME AS A01105-B|
|COSPNSR||HELMING, LARKIN, MARCHIONE, PHILLIPS, ROBACH, SEWARD|
|Amd §50, Civ Serv L|
|Waives New York state application fees for all veterans who were honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from such service.|
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 946--A Cal. No. 50 2017-2018 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 5, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. CROCI, HELMING, LARKIN, MARCHIONE, PHILLIPS, ROBACH, 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. LBD01734-09-7S. 946--A 2 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.