S. 2594: Veterans' Preference Parity Act

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Date of Report

Tue March 3rd, 2020

Legislation Details

116th Congress

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.

Sponsor: Sen. Dan Sullivan — R — AK

Modifies the eligibility criteria for certain veterans to qualify for a preference in the federal hiring process. Specifically, an individual who is honorably discharged from active duty service is eligible for a veterans' preference, if the active duty service was performed for more than 180 total days (currently, consecutive days). Additionally, a retired member of the Armed Forces is eligible for a veterans' preference, even if the retiree (1) is n...

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