§ 30-21-9. Custodial service in public buildings.
(a) All vacancies that may occur in the employment of janitors, elevator operators, caretakers, or any positions in the custodian service in any building owned or maintained by this state or any department of this state shall be filled in the following order of preference:
(1) By war veterans having a service connected disability, whose disability does not in fact handicap them in qualifying for a particular position;
(2) By war veterans having a nonservice connected disability, whose disability does not in fact handicap them in qualifying for a particular position; and
(3) By war veterans with no disability.
(b) This section shall apply to persons who served in the armed forces of the United States during World War I or the Spanish-American War.
(P.L. 1938, ch. 2562, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 650, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 30-21-9; P.L. 2016, ch. 511, art. 2, § 43.)