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Introduced in Senate (07/18/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1320

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


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


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.”.