Relates to the service time of military personnel.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2651 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 23, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi- ty and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to the service credit time of military personnel THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The military law is amended by adding a new section 244-b to read as follows: S 244-B. PENSION CREDIT DURING ACTIVE DUTY. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY PERSON, WHO IS A MEMBER OF ANY PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE, CALLED UP FOR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE: A. NAVAL MILITIA; B. NEW YORK STATE GUARD; C. NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD; D. RESERVES; OR E. UNITED STATES ARMY, NAVY, MARINE CORPS, AIR FORCE OR COAST GUARD, DURING ANY PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH, TWO THOUSAND ONE TO THE PRES- ENT TIME, SHALL BE AWARDED FULL PENSION CREDIT, FOR ALL TIME SO EMPLOYED ON ACTIVE DUTY, AS IF SUCH PERSON WAS EMPLOYED FULL TIME IN THEIR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT, DURING THE TIME OF SUCH ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH PERSON RECEIVES ANY WAGES OR SALARY INCOME FROM SUCH PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT DURING SUCH ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01067-02-3