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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to civil service and pensions|
senate Bill S6192
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6192 - Details
- Law Section:
- Retirement and Social Security Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §1000, 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
BILL NUMBER:S6192 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to military service credits PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of the bill is to allow members of the service to obtain service credit not to exceed seven years of service credit for up to fifty percent of their total years in active military duty and to update the list of "hostilities" which qualifies veterans for military service credits. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends the language of the opening paragraph and adds two new paragraphs (e) and (f) to subdivision 2 of section 1000 of the retirement and social security law. Language is added to the opening paragraph which will allow a member of the service to obtain a credit which is the greater of up to three years of service credit for up to three years of military duty or not to exceed seven years of service credit for fifty percent of such member's total years in active military duty. The bill also adds two new paragraphs (e) and (f) which add to the military conflicts in which members may have served in order to be eligible for such service credits including the Global War on Terrorism from September 11, 2001 through the end of such hostilities in paragraph (e) and United States participation in UN related combat theaters in Somalia, Bosnia and Kosovo in paragraph
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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