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}}{{tnr}}The '''New York Civil Service Promotions for Disabled Veterans Amendment''', also known as [http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A04359&term=2013&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&Text=Y A 4359], is a {{lrcafull}} in [[New York]] that will be decided in the [[New York 2013 ballot measures|statewide election]] on [[BC2013#November|November 5, 2013]]. The measure would give veterans with combat-related disabilities extra points when competing for civil service promotions.<ref name="FirstStory">[http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Questions-that-await-you-in-the-fall-4619973.php TimesUnion.com, "Questions that await you in the fall," June 24, 2013]</ref>
 
}}{{tnr}}The '''New York Civil Service Promotions for Disabled Veterans Amendment''', also known as [http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A04359&term=2013&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&Text=Y A 4359], is a {{lrcafull}} in [[New York]] that will be decided in the [[New York 2013 ballot measures|statewide election]] on [[BC2013#November|November 5, 2013]]. The measure would give veterans with combat-related disabilities extra points when competing for civil service promotions.<ref name="FirstStory">[http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Questions-that-await-you-in-the-fall-4619973.php TimesUnion.com, "Questions that await you in the fall," June 24, 2013]</ref>
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:: ''See also: [[New York Service Promotions for Disabled Veterans Amendment, A 4359 (2013), constitutional text changes]]''
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The measure amends [[Article V, New York Constitution#Section 6|Section 6 of Article V]] of the [[New York Constitution|Constitution of New York]].<ref>[http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A04359&term=2013&Summary=Y&Text=Y A 4359 (text)]</ref>
  
 
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New York Civil Service Promotions for Disabled Veterans Amendment, A 4359
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:New York Constitution
Referred by:New York Legislature
Topic:Veterans
Status:On the ballot
The New York Civil Service Promotions for Disabled Veterans Amendment, also known as A 4359, is a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in New York that will be decided in the statewide election on November 5, 2013. The measure would give veterans with combat-related disabilities extra points when competing for civil service promotions.[1]

Text of measure

Constitutional changes

See also: New York Service Promotions for Disabled Veterans Amendment, A 4359 (2013), constitutional text changes

The measure amends Section 6 of Article V of the Constitution of New York.[2]

Support

The measure was sponsored by Assemblyman Fred Thiele (D-1) and was approved unanimously by the New York State Assembly in March 2013.

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the New York Constitution

According to the New York Constitution, a majority vote is required in two successive sessions of the New York State Legislature in order to qualify a measure for the statewide ballot.

The New York State Assembly passed the amendment on March 18, 2013, with a vote of 141 to 0.[3]

The New York State Senate passed the amendment on June 4, 2013, with a vote of 63 to 0.[4]

See also

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