senate Bill S5807A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to additional credit for military service for disabled veterans

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 04, 2014 print number 5807a
amend and recommit to finance
Feb 04, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1546
Jun 17, 2013 referred to rules

Votes

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Feb 4, 2014 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5807
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2014

aye wr (1)

Jun 20, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5807
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5807 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7942A
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1000, R & SS L

S5807 - Summary

Allows certain retirement system members who were honorably discharged from the military with at least 5 years of active service, and who are now receiving a federal government sponsored disability benefit, to purchase up to an additional 18 months of service credit for military duty.

S5807 - Sponsor Memo

S5807 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5807

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  additional credit for military service for disabled veterans

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 1000 of the retirement and  social
security  law,  as  added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2000, is amended
and a new subdivision 2-a is added to read as follows:
  2-A. IN ADDITION TO THE CREDIT PERMITTED UNDER  SUBDIVISIONS  ONE  AND
TWO  OF  THIS  SECTION,  A  MEMBER,  UPON APPLICATION TO SUCH RETIREMENT
SYSTEM, MAY OBTAIN ADDITIONAL CREDIT NOT TO EXCEED  EIGHTEEN  MONTHS  OF
SERVICE  CREDIT  FOR  MILIARY  DUTY,  AS  DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED
FORTY-THREE OF THE MILITARY LAW, IF HONORABLY DISCHARGED  THEREFROM,  IF
SUCH  MEMBER  HAS  AT  LEAST  FIVE  YEARS OF ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY AND IS
RECEIVING A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPONSORED DISABILITY  BENEFIT  INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY RETIREMENT. TO OBTAIN SUCH
CREDIT,  A  MEMBER  SHALL PAY SUCH RETIREMENT SYSTEM, FOR DEPOSIT IN THE
FUND USED TO ACCUMULATE EMPLOYER  CONTRIBUTIONS,  A  SUM  EQUAL  TO  THE
AMOUNT REQUIRED AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OR TEN OF THIS SECTION,
AS APPLICABLE.
  5. [In] EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION TWO-A OF THIS SECTION, IN no
event  shall  the credit granted pursuant to this section, when added to
credit granted for military service with any retirement system  of  this
state  pursuant to this or any other provision of law, exceed a total of
three years.
  S 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,  none
of  the  provisions  of  this  act shall be subject to section 25 of the
retirement and social security law.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11363-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S5807A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7942A
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1000, R & SS L

S5807A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows certain retirement system members who were honorably discharged from the military with at least 5 years of active service, and who are now receiving a federal government sponsored disability benefit, to purchase up to an additional 18 months of service credit for military duty.

S5807A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5807A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5807--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on Finance -- 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
  additional credit for military service for disabled veterans

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 1000 of the retirement and  social
security  law,  as  added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2000, is amended
and a new subdivision 2-a is added to read as follows:
  2-A. IN ADDITION TO THE CREDIT PERMITTED UNDER  SUBDIVISIONS  ONE  AND
TWO  OF  THIS  SECTION,  A  MEMBER,  UPON APPLICATION TO SUCH RETIREMENT
SYSTEM, MAY OBTAIN ADDITIONAL CREDIT NOT TO EXCEED  EIGHTEEN  MONTHS  OF
SERVICE  CREDIT  FOR  MILIARY  DUTY,  AS  DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED
FORTY-THREE OF THE MILITARY LAW, IF HONORABLY DISCHARGED  THEREFROM,  IF
SUCH  MEMBER  HAS  AT  LEAST  FIVE  YEARS OF ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY AND IS
RECEIVING A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPONSORED DISABILITY  BENEFIT  INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY RETIREMENT. TO OBTAIN SUCH
CREDIT,  A  MEMBER  SHALL PAY SUCH RETIREMENT SYSTEM, FOR DEPOSIT IN THE
FUND USED TO ACCUMULATE EMPLOYER  CONTRIBUTIONS,  A  SUM  EQUAL  TO  THE
AMOUNT REQUIRED AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OR TEN OF THIS SECTION,
AS APPLICABLE.
  5. [In] EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION TWO-A OF THIS SECTION, IN no
event  shall  the credit granted pursuant to this section, when added to
credit granted for military service with any retirement system  of  this
state  pursuant to this or any other provision of law, exceed a total of
three years.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11363-03-4

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