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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[S. 1320 Introduced in Senate (IS)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1320

  To establish a tiered hiring preference for members of the reserve 
                    components of the armed forces.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             July 18, 2013

  Mr. Donnelly (for himself, Mr. Leahy, and Mr. Cruz) introduced the 
 following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on 
               Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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                                 A BILL


 
  To establish a tiered hiring preference for members of the reserve 
                    components of the armed forces.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Military Reserve Jobs Act of 2013''.

SEC. 2. PREFERENCE ELIGIBILITY FOR MEMBERS OF RESERVE COMPONENTS OF THE 
              ARMED FORCES.

    Section 2108 of title 5, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (3)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (G)(iii), by striking ``and'' 
                at the end;
                    (B) by inserting the following after subparagraph 
                (H):
                    ``(I) an individual who is a member of a reserve 
                component of the armed forces:
                            ``(i) who has--
                                    ``(I) successfully completed 
                                officer candidate training or entry 
                                level and skill training; and
                                    ``(II) incurred, or is performing, 
                                an initial period of obligated service 
                                in a reserve component of the armed 
                                forces of not less than 6 consecutive 
                                years; or
                            ``(ii) who has completed at least 10 years 
                        of service in a reserve component of the armed 
                        forces in each of which the individual was 
                        credited with at least 50 points under section 
                        12732 of title 10 toward the computation of 
                        years of service under section 12732 of title 
                        10 for purposes of eligibility for retired pay 
                        under chapter 1223 of title 10; and
                    ``(J) an individual who is--
                            ``(i) retired from service in a reserve 
                        component of the armed forces; and
                            ``(ii) eligible for, but has not yet 
                        commenced receipt of, retired pay for non-
                        regular service under chapter 1223 of title 
                        10;'';
            (2) in paragraph (4)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``or'' at the 
                end;
                    (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``and'' at the 
                end and inserting ``or''; and
                    (C) by adding at the end the following:
                    ``(C) the individual is a retiree described in 
                paragraph (3)(J);'';
            (3) in paragraph (5) by striking ``and'' at the end; and
            (4) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(6) `entry level and skill training' has the meaning 
        given that term in section 3301(2) of title 38; and
            ``(7) `reserve component of the armed forces' means a 
        reserve component specified in section 101(27) of title 38.''.

SEC. 3. TIERED HIRING PREFERENCE FOR MEMBERS OF RESERVE COMPONENTS OF 
              THE ARMED FORCES.

    Section 3309 of title 5, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``and'' at the end; and
            (2) by striking paragraph (2) and inserting the following:
            ``(2) a preference eligible under subparagraph (A), (B), or 
        (J) of section 2108(3) of this title--5 points;
            ``(3) a preference eligible under section 2108(3)(I)(ii) of 
        this title--4 points; and
            ``(4) a preference eligible under section 2108(3)(I)(i) of 
        this title--3 points.''.
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