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File #: Int 0945-2012    Version: Name: Employment resources for veterans.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Veterans
On agenda: 10/11/2012
Enactment date: 4/2/2013 Law number: 2013/024
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city administrative code, in relation to employment resources for veterans.
Sponsors: Mathieu Eugene, Christine C. Quinn, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Karen Koslowitz, Rosie Mendez, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel Dromm , Darlene Mealy, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Elizabeth S. Crowley, Robert Jackson, Jessica S. Lappin, Diana Reyna, Donovan J. Richards, Daniel J. Halloran III, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 26
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 945 - 10/11/12, 2. Committee Report 3/11/13, 3. Hearing Testimony 3/11/13, 4. Hearing Transcript 3/11/13, 5. Committee Report 3/19/13, 6. Hearing Transcript 3/19/13, 7. Committee Report - Stated Meeting 3/20/13, 8. Fiscal Impact Statement, 9. Mayor's Letter, 10. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 3-20-13, 11. Local Law 24
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
4/2/2013AMathieu Eugene City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/2/2013AMathieu Eugene Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/2/2013AMathieu Eugene Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/20/2013AMathieu Eugene City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/20/2013AMathieu Eugene City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/19/2013*Mathieu Eugene Committee on Veterans Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/19/2013*Mathieu Eugene Committee on Veterans Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/19/2013*Mathieu Eugene Committee on Veterans Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/19/2013AMathieu Eugene Committee on Veterans Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/2013*Mathieu Eugene Committee on Veterans Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/2013*Mathieu Eugene Committee on Veterans Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/11/2013*Mathieu Eugene Committee on Veterans Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/11/2012*Mathieu Eugene City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/11/2012*Mathieu Eugene City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 945-A
 
By Council Members Eugene, the Speaker (Council Member Quinn), Comrie, Fidler, Gentile, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Koslowitz, Mendez, Nelson, Palma, Rose, Williams, Wills, Rodriguez, Dromm, Mealy, Recchia, Crowley, Jackson, Lappin, Reyna, Richards, Halloran and Ulrich
 
 
A Local Law to amend the New York city administrative code, in relation to employment resources for veterans.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1.  Chapter 1 of title 3 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subchapter 3 to read as follows:  
Subchapter 3  Office of Veterans' Affairs
§ 3-130 Employment resources.  a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section:  
1. "Office" shall mean the office of veterans' affairs.
2. "Federal veterans job bank" shall mean the job bank developed by the federal government for veterans or any subsequent online tool that the federal government utilizes to connect veterans with employment opportunities.
3. "City job" shall mean employment with the government of the city of New York.
4. "Military occupation" shall mean the classification or code provided by each branch of the United States armed forces designating a service member's occupation specialty, specialty, rating, designator, or any subsequent term used by the armed forces relating to a service member's duties.
b. The office shall publish on its website information concerning resources intended to assist veterans in obtaining employment including, but not limited to:
1. a link to the federal veterans job bank;
2. links to websites describing veteran employment services provided by the federal government and the New York state government including, but not limited to, the websites of the United States department of labor, the New York state department of labor, the United States department of veterans affairs, and the New York state department of veterans' affairs;
3. links to federal government websites providing translation of military occupations to civilian jobs;
4. links to websites describing veteran employment services and job opportunities provided by the department of small business services including, but not limited to, the Workforce1 website and any online tools or resources developed by the department to help connect veterans with employment opportunities; and
5. links to any additional resources deemed relevant by the office.  
c. The office shall consult with the department of citywide administrative services and other appropriate city agencies to ensure that all city job postings are included in the federal veterans job bank and that such postings are updated as necessary to maintain accuracy.
d. The office shall consult with the department of citywide administrative services to identify military occupations with duties or skills that relate to qualifications for competitive examinations administered by such department pursuant to section 50 of the civil service law and section 814(a)(3) of the charter and shall make such information available on its website. The office shall also ensure that the schedule for such competitive examinations is published on its website and is updated as necessary to maintain accuracy.
          §2.   This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
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