assembly Bill A2866B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
May 31, 2018 print number 2866b
May 31, 2018 amend and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 30, 2018 print number 2866a
Jan 30, 2018 amend and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans' affairs
Jan 23, 2017 referred to veterans' affairs

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A2866 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S200
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §362, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8942, S6680
2015-2016: A3111, S1200

A2866 - Summary

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

A2866 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2866

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. McDONALD, MOSLEY, CRESPO, RAIA, CROUCH, STEC,
  STECK, PERRY, LAWRENCE, GOTTFRIED, PAULIN,  GUNTHER,  CUSICK,  THIELE,
  SIMANOWITZ,  SKOUFIS,  JENNE,  RA,  BUTLER, DiPIETRO, HAWLEY -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M.  of A. BENEDETTO, BRAUNSTEIN, HOOPER, LOPEZ, LUPAR-
  DO, RAMOS -- read once and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Veterans'
  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:
  § 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04044-01-7

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A2866A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S200
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §362, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8942, S6680
2015-2016: A3111, S1200

A2866A - Summary

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

A2866A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2866--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. McDONALD, MOSLEY, CRESPO, RAIA, CROUCH, STEC,
  STECK, PERRY, LAWRENCE, GOTTFRIED, PAULIN,  GUNTHER,  CUSICK,  THIELE,
  SKOUFIS,  JENNE,  RA,  BUTLER,  DiPIETRO, HAWLEY, ORTIZ, SANTABARBARA,
  ABBATE, BLANKENBUSH, MORINELLO, BLAKE, B. MILLER -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BENEDETTO, BRAUNSTEIN, GIGLIO,  HOOPER,  HYNDMAN,
  LUPARDO,  MAGEE,  McDONOUGH,  RAMOS  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Veterans'  Affairs  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 --
  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:
  § 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] STATE commission for the [visually  handicapped]  BLIND
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 applica-
ble 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.

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A2866B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S200
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §362, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8942, S6680
2015-2016: A3111, S1200

A2866B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A2866B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2866--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. McDONALD, MOSLEY, CRESPO, RAIA, CROUCH, STEC,
  STECK, PERRY, LAWRENCE, GOTTFRIED, PAULIN,  GUNTHER,  CUSICK,  THIELE,
  SKOUFIS,  JENNE,  RA,  BUTLER,  DiPIETRO, HAWLEY, ORTIZ, SANTABARBARA,
  ABBATE, BLANKENBUSH, MORINELLO, BLAKE, B. MILLER -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BENEDETTO, BRAUNSTEIN, GIGLIO,  HOOPER,  HYNDMAN,
  LUPARDO,  MAGEE,  McDONOUGH,  RAMOS  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Veterans'  Affairs  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3, sec. 2 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to the Committee on
  Veterans' Affairs in accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --
  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. Subdivision 3 of section 362 of the executive law, as added
by chapter 251 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  3. Annual adjustment. Commencing in the year two thousand [five] NINE-
TEEN  THE  AMOUNT OF ANY ANNUITY PAYABLE UNDER SUBDIVISION ONE OR TWO OF
THIS SECTION SHALL BE ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS,  and  for  each
year  thereafter,  the  amount of any annuity payable under this section
shall be the same amount as the annuity payable in  the  preceding  year
plus a percentage adjustment equal to the annual percentage increase, if
any,  for  compensation  and pension benefits administered by the United
States Department of Veterans' Affairs  in  the  previous  year.    Such
percentage increase shall be rounded up to the next highest one-tenth of
one  percent  and  shall not be less than one percent nor more than four
percent. Commencing in the year  two  thousand  five,  the  director  of

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

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