senate Bill S3291

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Allows military service credit for retirement to all honorably discharged veterans

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to civil service and pensions
Feb 15, 2011 referred to civil service and pensions

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S3291 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1000, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4076A

S3291 - Summary

Allows military service credit for retirement to all honorably discharged veterans; removes "time of war" requirement.

S3291 - Sponsor Memo

S3291 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3291

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  allowing  military  service  credit  for  retirement for all honorably
  discharged veterans

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Section 1000 of the retirement and social security law, as
added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2000 and subdivision 9 as  added  by
chapter 547 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  S  1000.  Military  service  credit.  Notwithstanding  any  law to the
contrary, a member of a  public  retirement  system  of  the  state,  as
defined  in subdivision twenty-three of section five hundred one of this
chapter, shall be eligible for credit for military service as hereinaft-
er provided:
  1. A member, upon application to such retirement system, may obtain  a
total  not to exceed three years of service credit for up to three years
of military duty, as defined in section two hundred forty-three  of  the
military  law,  if the member was honorably discharged from the military
[and all or part of  such  military  service  was  rendered  during  the
following  periods:  (a)  commencing  December seventh, nineteen hundred
forty-one  and  terminating  December  thirty-first,  nineteen   hundred
forty-six;  (b)  commencing  June twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred fifty
and terminating January thirty-first, nineteen  hundred  fifty-five;  or
(c)  commencing  February  twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred sixty-one and
terminating May seventh, nineteen hundred seventy-five;
  2. A member, upon application to such retirement system, may obtain  a
total  not to exceed three years of service credit for up to three years
of military duty, as defined in section two hundred forty-three  of  the
military  law, if honorably discharged therefrom, if all or part of such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07878-01-1

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