ASSEMBLY, No. 1798

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

217th LEGISLATURE

 

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2016 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman  HERB CONAWAY, JR.

District 7 (Burlington)

Assemblyman  PAUL D. MORIARTY

District 4 (Camden and Gloucester)

Assemblywoman  CLEOPATRA G. TUCKER

District 28 (Essex)

Assemblyman  TROY SINGLETON

District 7 (Burlington)

Assemblyman  VINCENT MAZZEO

District 2 (Atlantic)

Assemblyman  BENJIE E. WIMBERLY

District 35 (Bergen and Passaic)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblywomen Lampitt, Pinkin, Assemblymen Mukherji, Johnson, Chiaravalloti, Benson, Assemblywoman McKnight, Assemblyman Space and Assemblywoman Downey

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Expands eligibility for veterans' civil service preference; creates additional preference benefits.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee with technical review.

  


An Act concerning veterans' civil service preference and supplementing chapter 5 of Title 11A of the New Jersey Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    a.  Any individual who does not meet the definition of disabled veteran pursuant to subsection a. of N.J.S.11A:5-1, but does meet the definition of disabled veteran in federal law by 5 U.S.C. s.2108 as may be amended and supplemented and receives a passing score on an open competitive examination shall be entitled to ten additional points above the individual's earned score.

     b.    Any individual who does not meet the definition of veteran pursuant to subsection b. of N.J.S.11A:5-1 but does meet the definition of veteran in federal law by 5 U.S.C. s.2108 as may be amended and supplemented and receives a passing score on an open competitive examination shall be entitled to five additional points above the individual's earned score.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect on July 1 next following enactment, and shall apply to persons taking examinations for appointments after that date.