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Text of To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that 5 additional points be granted, on the examination for entrance ...

...examination for entrance into the competitive service, to certain veterans who do not currently qualify for any such additional points.

This bill was introduced on May 16, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 16, 1995 (Introduced).

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HR 1648 IH

104th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1648

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that 5 additional points be granted, on the examination for entrance into the competitive service, to certain veterans who do not currently qualify for any such additional points.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 16, 1995

Mr. PETERSON of Florida (for himself, Mrs. SCHROEDER, Mr. BISHOP, Mrs. FOWLER, Mr. JEFFERSON, and Mrs. THURMAN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight


A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that 5 additional points be granted, on the examination for entrance into the competitive service, to certain veterans who do not currently qualify for any such additional points.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. ADDITIONAL POINTS.

    Section 3309 of title 5, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) by inserting ‘(a)’ before ‘A preference eligible’; and

      (2) by adding at the end the following:

    ‘(b)(1) Subject to paragraph (2), an individual who receives a passing grade in an examination for entrance into the competitive service is entitled to 5 additional points above such individual’s earned rating if such individual--

      ‘(A) served on active duty as defined by section 101(21) of title 38 at any time in the armed forces for a period totalling at least 24 months (not including service excluded under section 2108(1)(B)); and

      ‘(B) has been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions.

    ‘(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply with respect to--

      ‘(A) a preference eligible referred to in paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (a); or

      ‘(B) a retired member of the armed forces, unless such retired member satisfies subparagraph (A) or (B) of section 2108(4).’.