Bill S6486-2013

Relates to pay for military duty

Relates to pay for military duty covering forty working days or sixty calendar days.

Details

Actions

  • Mar 18, 2014: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Jan 29, 2014: REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Meetings

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs - Mar 18, 2014
Ayes (12): Ball, Carlucci, Flanagan, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Larkin, Zeldin, Addabbo, Sanders, Tkaczyk, Latimer
Ayes W/R (1): Gipson

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6486

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the military law, in relation to pay for military duty covering forty work days or sixty calendar days

PURPOSE:

To extend paid absence periods for military duty to forty working days or sixty calendar days

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Amends subdivision 5 of section 242 of the military law to extend compensation for absence periods to a total of sixty days or forty work days.

EXISTING LAW:

Existing law stipulates that compensation for absence during military duty not exceed a total of thirty days or twenty-two work days.

JUSTIFICATION:

To allow for longer periods of paid compensation for military duty.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6486 IN SENATE January 29, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sens. LARKIN, BALL -- 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 military law, in relation to pay for military duty covering forty work days or sixty calendar days THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 242 of the military law, as amended by chapter 161 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows: 5. Pay for military duty. Every public officer or employee shall be paid his salary or other compensation as such public officer or employee for any and all periods of absence while engaged in the performance of ordered military duty, and while going to and returning from such duty, not exceeding a total of [thirty] SIXTY days or [twenty-two] FORTY work- ing days, whichever is greater, in any one calendar year and not exceed- ing [thirty] SIXTY days or [twenty-two] FORTY working days, whichever is greater, in any one continuous period of such absence. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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