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Bill S5807-2013

Relates to additional credit for military service for disabled veterans

Allows certain retirement system members who were honorably discharged from the military with at least 5 years of active service, and who are now receiving a federal government sponsored disability benefit, to purchase up to an additional 18 months of service credit for military duty.

Details

Actions

  • Feb 4, 2014: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
  • Jan 8, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jan 8, 2014: died in assembly
  • Jun 20, 2013: referred to ways and means
  • Jun 20, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 20, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 20, 2013: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1546
  • Jun 17, 2013: REFERRED TO RULES

Meetings

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs - Feb 4, 2014
Ayes (12): Ball, Carlucci, Flanagan, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Larkin, Zeldin, Addabbo, Avella, Sanders, Tkaczyk
Ayes W/R (1): Gipson

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5807 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE June 17, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to additional credit for military service for disabled veterans THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 1000 of the retirement and social security law, as added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2000, is amended and a new subdivision 2-a is added to read as follows: 2-A. IN ADDITION TO THE CREDIT PERMITTED UNDER SUBDIVISIONS ONE AND TWO OF THIS SECTION, A MEMBER, UPON APPLICATION TO SUCH RETIREMENT SYSTEM, MAY OBTAIN ADDITIONAL CREDIT NOT TO EXCEED EIGHTEEN MONTHS OF SERVICE CREDIT FOR MILIARY DUTY, AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FORTY-THREE OF THE MILITARY LAW, IF HONORABLY DISCHARGED THEREFROM, IF SUCH MEMBER HAS AT LEAST FIVE YEARS OF ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY AND IS RECEIVING A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SPONSORED DISABILITY BENEFIT INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY RETIREMENT. TO OBTAIN SUCH CREDIT, A MEMBER SHALL PAY SUCH RETIREMENT SYSTEM, FOR DEPOSIT IN THE FUND USED TO ACCUMULATE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, A SUM EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT REQUIRED AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OR TEN OF THIS SECTION, AS APPLICABLE. 5. [In] EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION TWO-A OF THIS SECTION, IN no event shall the credit granted pursuant to this section, when added to credit granted for military service with any retirement system of this state pursuant to this or any other provision of law, exceed a total of three years. S 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, none of the provisions of this act shall be subject to section 25 of the retirement and social security law. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:

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