S.P. 713 - L.D. 1915
An Act to Amend the Civil Service Law with Respect to Veterans' Preference
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 5 MRSA §7054, sub-§1, ¶D, as amended by PL 1999, c. 462, §1, is repealed.
Sec. 2. 5 MRSA §7054, sub-§2, ¶A, as amended by PL 1993, c. 427, §2, is further amended to read:
A. A veteran who served on active duty in any of the Armed Forces for at least 90 days consecutively
during a war, campaign or expedition and who was honorably separated must be accorded a 5-point preference.
A 5-point preference must also be accorded a veteran who served on active duty in any of the Armed Forces for at least 90 consecutive days and who, during that time: (1) Served in the expedition to Grenada at any time from October 25, 1983 to November 2, 1983;
(2) Served in the mission in Lebanon at any time from August 25, 1983 to February 24, 1984; or
(3) Served in Panama at any time from December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990.
Sec. 3. 5 MRSA §7054, sub-§2, ¶¶E and F, as enacted by PL 1985, c. 785, Pt. B, §38, are amended to read:
E. The widow or widower, who has never remarried, of a veteran who lost his or her life under honorable conditions while serving on active duty in any of the Armed Forces
during the war, campaign or expedition, or who died as the result of service-connected disability shall must be accorded a 10-point preference.
F. The natural mother or father of a deceased veteran who lost his or her life under honorable conditions while serving on active duty in any of the Armed Forces
during a war, campaign or expedition, and who is or was married to the father or mother of the veteran on whose service he or she bases his or her claim; and who is widowed, divorced or separated; or who lives with him or her totally and permanently disabled husband or wife, either the veteran's father or mother or the husband or wife of his or her remarriage, is entitled to a 10-point preference.
Effective July 25, 2002, unless otherwise indicated.
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