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Addressing the definition of veteran (Bergquist, Holy, Klippert)

Includes in the definition of "veteran," for the purpose of RCW 41.26.520 (service credit for paid leave of absence-- officers of labor organizations--unpaid leave of absence-- military service--death or disability while providing emergency management services), every person or member, who at the time he or she seeks certain benefits, has received an honorable discharge, is actively serving honorably, or received a discharge for physical reasons with an honorable record and who meets certain criteria.

SUMMARY OF SUBSTITUTE BILL COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL
The substitute bill makes the changes to the veteran definition apply to the entire statute, instead of just the LEOFF 2 Board.

EFFECT OF HOUSE FLOOR AMENDMENT:
(1) Corrects the name of the conflict "Operation Inherent Resolve"

Hearing Date: Friday, February 16, 2018 -- 8:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2701&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)