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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to preferences for veterans in public employment selection processes.
Catchline/Summary: Modifies law regarding requirement that public employer grant preference to veteran or disabled veteran in selection process for civil service position.
Limits eligibility for preference to veteran who applies for position within 10 years from discharge or release from military service.] Requires evidence of eligibility and disability to be provided at time of application. Sets forth processes for granting one or more preferences. Allows public employer to exercise discretion not to appoint qualified veteran or disabled veteran to civil service position based solely on veteran's or disabled veteran's merits or qualification in final stage of selection process. Requires public employer to provide written reasons for not appointing veteran or disabled veteran to position under certain circumstances. Requires aggrieved veteran or disabled veteran to exhaust nonjudicial remedies with Bureau of Labor and Industries before filing civil action for unlawful employment practice.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Rules
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