HB 541: Veterans' Preference in Employment
GENERAL BILL by Buchanan ; DiCeglie ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bartleman ; Benjamin ; Brown ; Bush ; Byrd ; Chambliss ; Chaney ; Fetterhoff ; Fischer ; Killebrew ; Leek ; Maggard ; McFarland ; Salzman ; Smith, D. ; Zika
Veterans' Preference in Employment; Authorizes state & political subdivisions to waive certain postsecondary educational requirements for employment for certain servicemembers & veterans; revises list of positions that are exempt from veterans' preference requirements; requires each political subdivision to develop & implement veterans' recruitment plan; modifies point preferences given to veterans & their family members when numerically based selection process is used for hiring.
Last Action: 4/13/2021 House - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 922 (Ch. 2021-57)
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 1/28/2021 House • Filed
2/18/2021 House • Referred to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Referred to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
• Referred to State Affairs Committee
• Now in Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
3/1/2021 House • Added to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee agenda
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/3/2021 House • Favorable by Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Reported out of Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
• Now in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
3/12/2021 House • Added to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee agenda
3/16/2021 House • Favorable by Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
• Reported out of Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
• Now in State Affairs Committee
3/22/2021 House • Added to State Affairs Committee agenda
3/24/2021 House • Favorable by State Affairs Committee
• Reported out of State Affairs Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/8/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/13/2021)
4/13/2021 House • Substituted SB 922
• Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 922 (Ch. 2021-57)
HB 541, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/28/2021 at 4:01 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: Local Administration and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 6/9/2021 (pdf)
Professions and Public Health Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/16/2021 (pdf)
State Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/24/2021 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 922 (er) Veterans’ Preference in Employment Burgess Similar Last Action: 6/9/2021 Chapter No. 2021-57
Citations - Statutes (6)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 295.065 Legislative intent. Page 1 (pdf) 295.07 Preference in appointment and retention. Page 2 (pdf) 295.08 Positions for which a numerically based selection process is used. Page 6 (pdf) 295.085 Positions for which a numerically based selection process is not used. Page 7 (pdf) 295.09 Reinstatement or reemployment; promotion preference. Page 8 (pdf) 1002.36 Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind. Page 9 (pdf)
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