senate Bill S7160

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2016 approval memo.1
signed chap.41
May 19, 2016 delivered to governor
May 18, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.618
substituted for a9531
May 05, 2016 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2016 advanced to third reading
Apr 12, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 11, 2016 1st report cal.591
Apr 01, 2016 referred to finance

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S7160 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9531
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §1000, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A6974

S7160 (ACTIVE) - 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 $24,800,000 therefor.

S7160 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7160 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7160

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LARKIN, ADDABBO, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, AVELLA, BONACIC,
  BOYLE, CARLUCCI, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO, DIAZ, DILAN,  ESPAILLAT,  FARLEY,
  FELDER,  FLANAGAN,  FUNKE, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, GRIFFO, HASSELL-THOMPSON,
  HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, LANZA, LAVALLE, LITTLE, MARCHIONE, MARTINS,  MURPHY,
  NOZZOLIO, ORTT, PERALTA, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, ROBACH, SAVINO, SERINO,
  SEWARD,  VENDITTO,  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.

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