senate Bill S200

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2018 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 04, 2018 amended on third reading 200b
Jun 04, 2018 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 15, 2018 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1171
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 29, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 24, 2018 print number 200a
Jan 24, 2018 amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 23, 2017 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 08, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 02, 2017 1st report cal.734
Jan 23, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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May 15, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S200A
25
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committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 29, 2018 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S200A
13
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committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 2, 2017 - Finance committee Vote

S200
36
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committee
36
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 23, 2017 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S200
13
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committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2017

Co-Sponsors

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S200 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2866
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §362, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6680, A8942
2015-2016: S1200, A3111

S200 - Summary

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

S200 - Sponsor Memo

S200 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   200

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MARCHIONE,  AKSHAR,  BONACIC, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO,
  FUNKE, GALLIVAN, HANNON, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, SEWARD --  read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military 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.
  c. The effective date of an award of the annuity to a veteran shall be
the date of receipt of the  application  therefor  by  the  director  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S200A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2866
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §362, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6680, A8942
2015-2016: S1200, A3111

S200A - Summary

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

S200A - Sponsor Memo

S200A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 200--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARCHIONE, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, AVELLA, BONACIC, CROCI,
  DeFRANCISCO, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, HANNON, HELMING, LARKIN, MURPHY, O'MARA,
  ORTT, PHILLIPS, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veter-
  ans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

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

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S200B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2866
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §362, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6680, A8942
2015-2016: S1200, A3111

S200B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S200B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S200B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 200--B
    Cal. No. 1171

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARCHIONE, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, AVELLA, BONACIC, CROCI,
  DeFRANCISCO, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, HANNON, HELMING, LARKIN, MURPHY, O'MARA,
  ORTT, PHILLIPS, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veter-
  ans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  reported  favorably  from said committee and committed to the
  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged and said  bill  committed
  to  the  Committee on Rules -- reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to a third reading, passed by  Senate  and  delivered  to  the
  Assembly,  recalled,  vote  reconsidered,  restored  to third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

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

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