Thursday, October 15, 2015
Senator Larkin announced today that the Veterans Buyback Bill also known as the Veterans’ Equality Act has been sent to Governor Cuomo for his signature. Senator Larkin unanimously passed S5937 near the end of the 2015 legislative session. Assemblywoman Amy Paulin passed a companion bill A8174a in the Assembly.
The bi-partisan bill that passed both houses has an appropriation of $24.8 million. According to the Assembly sponsor of this bill, the $24.8 million estimate was provided by the division of the budget.