senate Bill S4124

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 27, 2015 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.999
May 19, 2015 reported and committed to rules
Mar 02, 2015 referred to finance

Votes

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May 27, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S4124
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 19, 2015 - Finance committee Vote

S4124
35
0
committee
35
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4124 - Details

Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §1000, R & SS L

S4124 - Summary

Provides up to three years of service credit to members of public retirement systems of the state for military service; 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; appropriates $31,500,000 therefor.

S4124 - Sponsor Memo

S4124 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4124

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LARKIN, AVELLA, CROCI, FARLEY, FLANAGAN, GALLIVAN,
  GOLDEN,  LAVALLE,  LIBOUS,  MARTINS,  NOZZOLIO,   ORTT,   RANZENHOFER,
  RITCHIE,  ROBACH,  SEWARD,  SKELOS,  YOUNG  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

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; and making an appropriation therefor

  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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07385-03-5

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