senate Bill S2519

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Extends the end of the period of service during World War II until December 31, 1946

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 24, 2011 referred to education


S2519 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §503, Ed L; amd §243, Mil L; amd §§2 & 302, R & SS L; amd §§458 & 458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:

S2519 - Summary

Extends the end of the period of service constituting World War II until December 31, 1946 for purposes of retirement, public service and veterans' real property tax exemptions.

S2519 - Sponsor Memo

S2519 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2011

Introduced  by  Sens.  JOHNSON, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, the military law, the retirement and
  social security law and the real property  tax  law,  in  relation  to
  extending  the date of the end of service in World War II until Decem-
  ber 31, 1946


  Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 6 of section 503 of
the education law, as amended by chapter 616 of the  laws  of  1995,  is
amended to read as follows:
  Credit for service in war after world war I, which shall mean military
service  during  the  period  commencing the first day of July, nineteen
hundred forty, and terminating  the  thirtieth  day  of  June,  nineteen
hundred  forty-seven, or during the period commencing the twenty-seventh
day of June, nineteen hundred fifty, and  terminating  the  thirty-first
day  of  January, nineteen hundred fifty-five, or during both such peri-
ods, as a member of the armed forces of the United States, of any person
who has been honorably discharged or released  under  honorable  circum-
stances from such service, or service by one who was employed by the War
Shipping  Administration  or  Office  of Defense Transportation or their
agents as a merchant seaman documented by the United States Coast  Guard
or  Department of Commerce, or as a civil servant employed by the United
States Army Transport Service (later redesignated as the  United  States
Army  Transportation  Corps, Water Division) or the Naval Transportation
Service; and who served satisfactorily as a crew member during the peri-
od of armed conflict, December seventh, nineteen hundred  forty-one,  to
[August  fifteenth] DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, nineteen hundred [forty-five]
FORTY-SIX, aboard merchant vessels in oceangoing, i.e., foreign,  inter-
coastal,  or  coastwise  service as such terms are defined under federal

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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