senate Bill S6680A

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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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 18, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1562
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 16, 2014 print number 6680a
amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Feb 26, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S6680 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8942A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §362, Exec L

S6680 - Summary

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

S6680 - Sponsor Memo

S6680 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6680

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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  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.

Co-Sponsors

S6680A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8942A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §362, Exec L

S6680A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S6680A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6680A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6680--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2014
                               ___________

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14042-04-4

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