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S. 2594: Veterans’ Preference Parity Act


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 13, 2020 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 424

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2594

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 26, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Peters) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

February 13, 2020

Reported by , with amendments

Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to modify certain requirements with respect to service and retirement for the purposes of veterans’ preference for Federal hiring.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans’ Preference Parity Act.

2.

Extension of veterans’ preference to all retired members of the Armed Forces

Section 2108 of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1)—

(A)

in subparagraph (B), by striking consecutive and inserting total; and

(B)

in subparagraph (D), by striking consecutive and inserting total;

(2)

in paragraph (3)—

(A)

in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking paragraph (4) of this section or;

(B)

in subparagraph (G)(ii), by striking and at the end;

(C)

in subparagraph (H), by adding and at the end; and

(D)

by inserting after subparagraph (H) the following:

(I)

a retired member of the armed forces;

; and

(E)

in the undesignated matter following subparagraph (I), as added by subparagraph (D) of this paragraph, by adding and at the end;

(3)

by striking paragraph (4); and

(4)

by redesignating paragraph (5) as paragraph (4).

February 13, 2020

Reported with amendments