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SB 922: Veterans’ Preference in Employment

GENERAL BILL by Burgess

Veterans’ Preference in Employment; Authorizing the state and its political subdivisions to waive certain postsecondary educational requirements for employment for servicemembers and veterans who meet specified criteria; revising the list of positions that are exempt from veterans’ preference requirements; requiring, rather than authorizing, each political subdivision to develop and implement a veterans’ recruitment plan for specified purposes; modifying point preferences given to veterans and their family members when a numerically based selection process is used for hiring, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/8/2021 House - 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/28/2021 Senate • Filed
2/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Rules -SJ 103
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 103
3/4/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security, 03/09/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
3/9/2021 Senate • Favorable by Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
3/10/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
3/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/25/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/25/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -SJ 324
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/29/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/21 -SJ 341
4/1/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 336
• Read 3rd time -SJ 336
• Passed; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 336
• Immediately certified -SJ 341
4/1/2021 House • In Messages
4/8/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/13/2021)
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)