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S00946 Summary:

Amd 50, Civ Serv L
Waives New York state application fees for honorably discharged veterans.
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S00946 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 5, 2017
        Introduced  by  Sens.  CROCI,  LARKIN,  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
          printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veter-
          ans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs
        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
    20  for all candidates who are honorably discharged veterans.
    21    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
    22  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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