senate Bill S7839

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides credit to members of public retirement systems of the state for military service rendered during certain periods

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 07, 2014 vetoed memo.484
Oct 29, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.531
substituted for a6974b
Jun 16, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1419
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 13, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions

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S7839 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6974B
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1000, R & SS L

S7839 - Summary

Provides up to three years of service credit to members of public retirement systems of the state for military service rendered during times of peace; removes requirement that such military service occur during specified periods of hostilities; requires such members have at least five years of credited service, not including military service.

S7839 - Sponsor Memo

S7839 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7839

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 13, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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
  providing  credit to members of public retirement systems of the state
  for military service

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

  Section  1. Section 1000 of the retirement and social security law, as
added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2000,  subdivision  9  as  added  by
chapter  547  of the laws of 2002 and subdivision 10 as added by chapter
18 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 1000. Military  service  credit.  Notwithstanding  any  law  to  the
contrary,  a  member  of  a  public  retirement  system of the state, as
defined in subdivision twenty-three of section five hundred one of  this
chapter, shall be eligible for credit for military service as hereinaft-
er provided:
  1.  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, if the member was honorably discharged from  the  military
[and  all  or  part  of  such  military  service was rendered during the
following periods: (a) commencing  December  seventh,  nineteen  hundred
forty-one   and  terminating  December  thirty-first,  nineteen  hundred
forty-six; (b) commencing June twenty-seventh,  nineteen  hundred  fifty
and  terminating  January  thirty-first, nineteen hundred fifty-five; or
(c) commencing February twenty-eighth, nineteen  hundred  sixty-one  and
terminating May seventh, nineteen hundred seventy-five;
  2.  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, if honorably discharged therefrom, if all or part of  such
services  was  rendered  in  the military conflicts referenced below, as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01368-10-4

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