S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
January 13, 2010
Introduced by Sen. FOLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
AN ACT authorizing reimbursement for certain tax penalties
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Any member of the New York state and local employees'
retirement system, or the New York state and local police and fire
retirement system, who was eligible to receive a pension check on Decem-
ber 30, 2009 but for reasons not ascribable to their own negligence did
not receive such check in a timely fashion, shall be reimbursed by any
municipality from which they were charged a late fee for failure to pay
their school taxes or property taxes. Individuals receiving such
reimbursement shall only be eligible for reimbursement if they are up to
date on the taxes for which they are seeking reimbursement by the effec-
tive date of this section.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.