senate Bill S5937

Vetoed 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
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 26, 2015 vetoed memo.221
Oct 14, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 24, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.738
substituted for a8174a
Jun 17, 2015 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1754
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 12, 2015 referred to finance

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S5937 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8174
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §1000, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A6974

S5937 (ACTIVE) - 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; appropriates $24,800,000 therefor.

S5937 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5937 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5937

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2015
                               ___________

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07385-08-5

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