assembly Bill A8942A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for an increase in the rates of annuities payable to veterans and surviving spouses of veterans

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 print number 8942a
Jun 16, 2014 amend and recommit to veterans' affairs
Mar 04, 2014 referred to veterans' affairs

A8942 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6680
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §362, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A3111, S1200
2017-2018: A2866, S200

A8942 - Summary

Provides for an increase in the rates of annuities payable to veterans and surviving spouses of veterans.

A8942 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8942

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Veterans' Affairs

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law, in relation to providing for an
  increase in the rates of annuities payable to veterans  and  surviving
  spouses of veterans

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

  Section 1. Section 362 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 251
of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  S 362. Creation of annuity. 1. Payment to veterans. a. Any veteran  as
defined  in  this article who has been or is hereafter classified by the
New York State commission for the visually handicapped as a blind person
as defined in section three of chapter four hundred fifteen of the  laws
of  nineteen  hundred  thirteen, as amended, and continues to be a blind
person within the meaning of that section, shall,  upon  application  to
the  director  of  the division of veterans' affairs, be paid out of the
treasury of the state for such term as such veteran  shall  be  entitled
thereto  under  the  provisions of this article, the sum of one thousand
FIVE HUNDRED dollars annually, plus any applicable annual adjustment, as
provided in this section.
  b. The entitlement of  any  veteran  to  receive  the  annuity  herein
provided  shall  terminate  upon  his or her ceasing to continue to be a
resident of and domiciled in the state,  but  such  entitlement  may  be
reinstated  upon  application  to  the director of veterans' affairs, if
such veteran shall thereafter resume his or her residence  and  domicile
in the state.
  c. The effective date of an award of the annuity to a veteran shall be
the  date  of  receipt  of  the  application therefor by the director of
veterans' affairs, except that if  the  application  is  denied  but  is
granted  at  a  later date upon an application for reconsideration based
upon new evidence, the effective date of the award of the annuity  to  a
veteran  shall be the date of receipt of the application for reconsider-
ation by the director of veterans' affairs.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14042-03-4

A8942A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6680
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §362, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A3111, S1200
2017-2018: A2866, S200

A8942A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for an increase in the rates of annuities payable to veterans and surviving spouses of veterans.

A8942A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8942--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Veterans'  Affairs  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law,  in  relation  to  providing  for  an
  increase  in  the rates of annuities payable to veterans and surviving
  spouses of veterans

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

  Section 1. Section 362 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 251
of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  S 362. Creation  of annuity. 1. Payment to veterans. a. Any veteran as
defined in this article who has been or is hereafter classified  by  the
New York State commission for the visually handicapped as a blind person
as  defined in section three of chapter four hundred fifteen of the laws
of nineteen hundred thirteen, as amended, and continues to  be  a  blind
person  within  the  meaning of that section, shall, upon application to
the director of the division of veterans' affairs, be paid  out  of  the
treasury  of  the  state for such term as such veteran shall be entitled
thereto under the provisions of this article, the sum  of  one  thousand
FIVE HUNDRED dollars annually, plus any applicable annual adjustment, as
provided in this section.
  b.  The  entitlement  of  any  veteran  to  receive the annuity herein
provided shall terminate upon his or her ceasing to  continue  to  be  a
resident  of  and  domiciled  in  the state, but such entitlement may be
reinstated upon application to the director  of  veterans'  affairs,  if
such  veteran  shall thereafter resume his or her residence and domicile
in the state.
  c. The effective date of an award of the annuity to a veteran shall be
the date of receipt of the  application  therefor  by  the  director  of
veterans'  affairs,  except  that  if  the  application is denied but is
granted at a later date upon an application  for  reconsideration  based
upon  new  evidence, the effective date of the award of the annuity to a
veteran shall be the date of receipt of the application for  reconsider-
ation by the director of veterans' affairs.

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

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