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SB 2314

Bill Details

Disabled Past Military Service Member access to NDDVA loan and grants, Veterans Preference. CVSO Accreditation.

Pre-approved by NDACTVSO, Commissioner, ACOVA and NDVLC

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact sections 37-14-01.1 and 37-14-18 and subsection 8 of section 37-19.1-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the accreditation of county veterans' service officers and the definition of a veteran for purposes of veterans' relief and rehabilitation and veterans' preference.

 
This bill would...
  • Add ND Military Service members not meeting definition of veteran under NDCC 37-01-40 but have a Service Connected VA disability rating as eligible for
    • NDDVA Loan Program
    • NDDVA Grant Program
    • ND Veterans Employment Preference
  • Add National Guard 20 year honorably discharged service members to ND Veterans Employment Preference
  • Remove Wartime and resident requirement for ND Veterans Employment Preference 
  • Add NDDVA to CVSO accreditation requirement
  • Add CVSO office employees to accreditation requirement
  • Allow CVSO's 6 months to obtain accreditation 
  • Remove "County" from veteran service officer

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Added "County" back to veteran service officer language
  • Removed "and employees of veterans servcie offices"
  • Changed from "6 months" to "12 months" to obtain accreditations
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 7-0-0 SJ 661
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0 SJ 677

HOUSE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

FISCAL NOTE: $0

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 3/28/2019 SJ 1190

Bill Status

February 7, 2019
  • Committee Hearing-09:15am Sheyenne River Room
February 18, 2019
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0
March 15, 2019
  • Hearing-9:00am Fort Union Room
March 18, 2019
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 12-0-0
March 22, 2019
  • PASSED HOUSE 86-0
March 28, 2019
  • SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
Monday, December 17, 2018