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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Service officer matters. Requires notification from the director of the department of veterans' affairs to county and city executives concerning noncompliance with: (1) designation of service officers; and (2) accreditation requirements. Provides that a vacancy may not occur in the office of a designated or employed service officer for more than 60 consecutive days. Requires, after one year of noncompliance, a part of local income taxes to be withheld from cities and counties that fail to enforce: (1) designation and employment requirements; and (2) accreditation and reaccreditation requirements for city and county service officers. Requires county executives to designate county Service officer matters. Requires notification from the director of the department of veterans' affairs to county and city executives concerning noncompliance with: (1) designation of service officers; and (2) accreditation requirements. Provides that a vacancy may not occur in the office of a designated or employed service officer for more than 60 consecutive days. Requires, after one year of noncompliance, a part of local income taxes to be withheld from cities and counties that fail to enforce: (1) designation and employment requirements; and (2) accreditation and reaccreditation requirements for city and county service officers. Requires county executives to designate county service officers for five year terms. Allows for funding for training and accreditation of service officers to be paid from the military family relief fund. ... View more