Public Officers and Employees

Military Service and Veterans

SECTION 36-5-6

§ 36-5-6. Veterans' point credits.

(a) While the examinations shall be limited to honorably discharged veterans of all wars, regulations of the director of administration, as applied to disabled veterans, shall be applicable to this position, that is, disabled veterans will receive ten (10) point credits and nondisabled veterans five (5) point credits.

(b) "Veteran" is defined herein as any man or woman who has been engaged heretofore, is now, or may hereafter be engaged in the active service of the armed forces of the United States with a minimum of ninety (90) days of active duty time served during any declared war, undeclared war, Korean campaign, conflict in Vietnam or any war, campaign or conflict which the armed forces of the United States of America actively engages in and for which service a campaign ribbon or expeditionary medal was earned.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1948, ch. 2000, § 2; impl. am. P.L. 1952, ch. 2975, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 36-5-6; P.L. 1995, ch. 305, § 2.)