S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
S. 6926 A. 10026
S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
February 25, 2010
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. WINNER -- read twice and ordered print-
ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service
IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. O'MARA -- read once and referred
to the Committee on Governmental Employees
AN ACT in relation to allowing certain undersheriffs in the county of
Chemung to join the special retirement plan for sheriffs, undersher-
iffs and deputy sheriffs
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, Michael Skrosk-
nik, E. Scott Smith, Joseph Dieterle, Richard Mathews, Kasey Slater,
Ryan Wheeler, James Ritter and John M. Allen, who are each employed as a
deputy sheriff in the county of Chemung, and who, are each a member of
the New York state and local employees' retirement system, and who, were
each eligible to make the election pursuant to section 551 of the
retirement and social security law to join the special retirement plan
for sheriffs, undersheriffs and deputy sheriffs engaged in law enforce-
ment activities, but who, for reasons not ascribable to their own indi-
vidual negligence, failed to make such election to join such special
retirement plan, shall each be eligible to individually join such
special retirement plan if on or before December 31, 2010 he or she
files a written request with the state comptroller to that effect.
S 2. All costs incurred by the implementation of this act shall be
borne by the county of Chemung.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
FISCAL NOTE.--This bill will authorize Chemung County to reopen the
provisions of Section 551 of the Retirement and Social Security Law for
deputy sheriffs Michael Skrosknik, E. Scott Smith, Joseph Dieterle,
Richard Mathews, Kasey Slater, Ryan Wheeler, James Ritter, and John M.
Allen who are currently not covered by that Section.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.
S. 6926 2 A. 10026
If this bill is enacted, we anticipate that there would be an esti-
mated increase in the annual contributions of Chemung County of approxi-
mately $3,900 for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011.
In addition to the annual contributions discussed above, there will be
an immediate past service cost of approximately $2,500 which will be
borne by Chemung County, assuming a payment date of February 1, 2011.
This estimate, dated February 12, 2010 and intended for use only
during the 2010 Legislative Session, is Fiscal Note No. 2010-89,
prepared by the Actuary for the New York State and Local Employees'