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HF 699

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/24/2011 10:43am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 02/24/2011

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A bill for an act
relating to veterans; changing the requirement for certain exams that a veteran
must be 50 percent or more disabled to receive disabled veterans preference
points; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 197.455, subdivision 6.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 197.455, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Disabled veteran; definitions.

For the purpose of the preference to be
used in securing appointment from a competitive open examinationnew text begin or a competitive
promotional exam
new text end, "disabled veteran" means a person who has a compensable
service-connected disability as adjudicated by the United States Veterans Administration,
or by the retirement board of one of the several branches of the armed forces, which
disability is existing at the time preference is claimed. deleted text beginFor purposes of the preference
to be used in securing appointment from a competitive promotional examination,
"disabled veteran" means a person who, at the time of election to use a promotional
preference, is entitled to disability compensation under laws administered by the Veterans
Administration for a permanent service-connected disability rated at 50 percent or more.
deleted text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2011, for scoring competitive
promotional exams in positions of local government employment occurring on or after
that date.
new text end