senate Bill S6192

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to military service credits

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions

S6192 - Details

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

S6192 - Summary

Provides military service credits for those persons who served in the military in hostilities participated in by the military forces of the United States in the Global War on Terrorism from September two thousand one through the end of such hostilities and hostilities participated in by the military forces of the United States in UN related combat theaters in Somalia, in NATO related combat theaters in Bosnia in nineteen hundred ninety-five through two thousand four and Kosovo in nineteen hundred ninety-nine.

S6192 - Sponsor Memo

S6192 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6192

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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
  military service credits

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph and paragraphs (c) and (d) of  subdi-
vision  2  of section 1000 of the retirement and social security law, as
added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2000, are amended and two new  para-
graphs (e) and (f) are added to read as follows:
  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, OR NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN YEARS OF SERVICE CREDIT  FOR  FIFTY
PERCENT  OF SUCH MEMBER'S TOTAL YEARS IN ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY, WHICHEVER
IS GREATER, if honorably discharged therefrom, if all or  part  of  such
services  was  rendered  in  the military conflicts referenced below, 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[.];
  (E) HOSTILITIES PARTICIPATED IN BY THE MILITARY FORCES OF  THE  UNITED
STATES IN THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM FROM SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH, TWO THOU-
SAND  ONE  THROUGH  THE END OF SUCH HOSTILITIES IN CASE OF A VETERAN WHO
SERVED IN THE THEATER OF OPERATIONS INCLUDING AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ,  PAKIS-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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