senate Bill S6904A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides credit to members of public retirement systems of the state for military service rendered during certain periods; appropriation

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 14, 2012 print number 6904a
amend (t) and recommit to civil service and pensions
Apr 09, 2012 referred to civil service and pensions

S6904 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8067B
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §1000, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6663A

S6904 - Summary

Provides up to three years of service credit to members of public retirement systems of the state for military service rendered during times of peace; removes requirement that such military service occur during specified periods of hostilities; such members must have at least five years of credited service, not including military service.

S6904 - Sponsor Memo

S6904 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6904

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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
  providing  credit to members of public retirement systems of the state
  for military service

  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,  subdivision  9  as  added  by
chapter  547  of the laws of 2002 and subdivision 10 as added by chapter
18 of the laws of 2012, 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
services  was  rendered  in  the military conflicts referenced below, as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06279-07-2

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S6904A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8067B
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §1000, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6663A

S6904A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides up to three years of service credit to members of public retirement systems of the state for military service rendered during times of peace; removes requirement that such military service occur during specified periods of hostilities; such members must have at least five years of credited service, not including military service.

S6904A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6904A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6904--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
  providing credit to members of public retirement systems of the  state
  for military service; and making an appropriation therefor

  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, subdivision 9 as added by
chapter 547 of the laws of 2002 and subdivision 10 as added  by  chapter
18 of the laws of 2012, 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.
                                                           LBD06279-09-2

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