Description: Veterans; delete requirement of service during war or armed conflict to qualify for preference in statewide personnel system.
History of Actions:
|1||01/07/97||(H)||Referred To Fees and Salaries of Public Officers|
|2||02/04/97||(H)||Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 1997|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|3/5ths vote required||No|
Principal Author: Holland
Code Section: A 025-0009-0301
Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 25-9-301, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "VETERAN" BY DELETING THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PERSON WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES MUST HAVE SERVED DURING A PERIOD OF WAR OR ARMED CONFLICT IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A VETERAN'S PREFERENCE IN THE STATEWIDE PERSONNEL SYSTEM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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