|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to civil service and pensions|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 11, 2019||referred to governmental employees|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 03, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 30, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 29, 2019||1st report cal.923|
|Apr 04, 2019||referred to civil service and pensions|
senate Bill S5038
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5038 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Civil Service And Pensions
- Law Section:
- Retirement and Social Security Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §1000, R & SS L
S5038 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5038 SPONSOR: HARCKHAM TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to the military service credit PURPOSE: Authorizes member individuals who were previously ineligible to receive the military service credit because they retired before May 3 1, 2006, to become eligible to receive the credit. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 would amend section 1000 of the retirement and social security law by adding a new section 5-a to allow members who retired after May thirty-first, two thousand sixteen to be eligible for the military service credit. Section 2 is the effective date.
S5038 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5038 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 4, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to the military service credit 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 is amended by adding a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows: 5-A. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION, A MEMBER, WHO IS INELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE CREDIT ALLOWED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SOLELY BECAUSE SUCH MEMBER RETIRED ON OR BEFORE MAY THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN, SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE CREDIT ALLOWED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IF SUCH MEMBER MAKES APPLICATION FOR SUCH CREDIT ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY. THE SERVICE CREDIT AVAILABLE PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL, WHEN CALCULATED, APPLY ONLY TO BENEFITS RECEIVED BY THE MEMBER AFTER THE DATE SUCH MEMBER MAKES APPLICATION FOR SUCH CREDIT AND NO RETROACTIVE BENEFIT PAYMENTS SHALL BE MADE TO SUCH APPLICANT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION. TO OBTAIN CREDIT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION, A MEMBER SHALL PAY SUCH RETIREMENT SYSTEM, FOR DEPOSIT IN THE FUND USED TO ACCUMULATE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, A SUM EQUAL TO THE PRODUCT OF THE NUMBER OF YEARS OF MILITARY SERVICE BEING CLAIMED AND THREE PERCENT OF SUCH MEMBER'S COMPENSATION EARNED DURING THE LAST TWELVE CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF CREDIT- ED SERVICE PRECEDING THE DATE THAT THE MEMBER RETIRED. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50: This bill would allow members who retired on or before May 31, 2016 to apply to receive military service credit pursuant to §1000 of the Retirement and Social Security Law. Application must be made on or before December 31, 2020. If approved, the retirement benefit will be recalculated as of the date of application and no retroactive benefits EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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