senate Bill S5139

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Grants up to 3 years service credit in the public retirement systems of the state for military service in hostilities from October 7, 2001 until the end of hostilities in Afghanistan

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  • Introduced
  • 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
Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2013 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1209
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 10, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S5139 - Details

Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1000, R & SS L

S5139 - Summary

Grants up to 3 years service credit in the public retirement systems of the state for military service in hostilities from October 7, 2001 until the end of hostilities in Afghanistan.

S5139 - Sponsor Memo

S5139 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5139

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  providing  service  credit  to members of public retirement systems of
  the state for certain military service in hostilities in Afghanistan

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

  Section  1. Paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision 2 of section 1000 of
the retirement and social security law, as added by chapter 548  of  the
laws  of  2000,  are amended and a new paragraph (e) is added to read as
follows:
  (c) hostilities participated in by the military forces of  the  United
States  in  Panama, from the twentieth day of December, nineteen hundred
eighty-nine to the thirty-first day of January, nineteen hundred ninety,
as established by receipt of the armed forces expeditionary  medal,  the
navy expeditionary medal, or the marine corps expeditionary medal; [or]
  (d)  hostilities  participated in by the military forces of the United
States, from the second day of August, nineteen hundred ninety,  to  the
end  of  such hostilities in case of a veteran who served in the theater
of operations including Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar,  the
United  Arab  Emirates,  Oman,  the  Gulf of Aden, the Gulf of Oman, the
Persian Gulf, the Red Sea, and the airspace above these locations[.]; OR
  (E) HOSTILITIES PARTICIPATED IN BY THE MILITARY FORCES OF  THE  UNITED
STATES  IN  AFGHANISTAN,  FROM  THE SEVENTH DAY OF OCTOBER, TWO THOUSAND
ONE, TO THE END OF SUCH HOSTILITIES, AS ESTABLISHED BY  RECEIPT  OF  THE
ARMED  FORCES  EXPEDITIONARY  MEDAL, THE NAVY EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL OR THE
MARINE CORPS EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--This bill would extend the benefits of Chapter 548, Laws
of 2000 to members of public retirement systems in New  York  State  who

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10735-03-3

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