H.R. 5862 (111th): Veterans FAA Employment Fairness Act of 2010

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Jul 26, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5862

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 26, 2010

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to the eligibility of veterans for employment with the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans FAA Employment Fairness Act of 2010.

2.

Veteran employment eligibility

Section 40122 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(k)

Veteran employment eligibility

(1)

In general

In determining the eligibility of an individual for employment with the Administration, including if eligibility for the applicable position is limited to current or former Federal employees, the Administrator shall treat a period of active military, naval, or air service as providing eligibility for a veteran in the same manner as an equal period of Federal civilian employment provides eligibility for any other individual.

(2)

Definitions

In this subsection, the following definitions apply:

(A)

Veteran

The term veteran has the meaning given that term in section 101(2) of title 38, United States Code.

(B)

Active military, naval, or air service

The term active military, naval, or air service has the meaning given that term in section 101(24) of title 38, United States Code.

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