senate Bill S3924

Amended

Authorizes Domingo Cabrera to file a retroactive application for retirement with the New York state teachers' retirement system

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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actions

  • 27 / Feb / 2013
    • REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS
  • 06 / May / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.531
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 08 / May / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 3924A
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO WAYS AND MEANS
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS

Summary

Authorizes Domingo Cabera to file a retroactive application for retirement with the New York state teachers' retirement system.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S3924
S3924A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Cycle:
S6803

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Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S3924

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize Domingo Cabrera to file a
retroactive application for retirement with the New York state
teachers' retirement system

PURPOSE: This bill would allow Domingo Cabrera to receive retirement
benefits from the New York State Teachers' Retirement System.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section I. Domingo Cabrera suffers from mental illness and ended
employment on January 1, 2009. This bill deems Domingo applied to the
New York State Teachers' Retirement System for disability retirement
benefits within 30 days of ending employment on January 1, 2009. This
would negate the day he officially applied to the New York State
Teachers' Retirement System for retirement benefits, May 19, 2011.

Section II. The costs incurred in implementing this act will be borne
by the New York State Teachers' Retirement System.

JUSTIFICATION: Domingo Cabrera is unable to work due to his mental
illness. Due to his mental illness, Domingo Cabrera did not file for
retirement benefits within 30 days of ending his employment on January
1, 2009. Domingo Cabrera is unable to be a self-sustaining member of
society without receiving retroactive benefits offered by the New York
State Teachers' Retirement System's retirement benefits. It is
necessary for Domingo Cabrera to receive retroactive retirement
benefits because these monetary benefits will allow Cabrera to be a
sustaining member of society.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2012 - S.6803/A.9712 - Civil Service and
Pensions - Died

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: See fiscal note

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3924

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and
  Pensions

AN ACT to authorize Domingo Cabrera to file  a  retroactive  application
  for retirement with the New York state teachers' retirement system

  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 to the contrary,
Domingo Cabrera, a member of the New  York  state  teachers'  retirement
system, who ceased his employment as a teacher with the Mamaroneck union
free  school district on January 2, 2009, because of mental illness, and
who because of such illness did not apply to such retirement system  for
disability  retirement  benefits  until May 19, 2011, shall be deemed to
have applied to the New York state teachers' retirement system for disa-
bility retirement benefits within 30 days of his ceasing to be  employed
on January 2, 2009.
  S  2.  All  costs incurred in implementing the provisions of this act,
shall be borne by the New York state teachers' retirement system.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill concerns Domingo Cabrera, a vested member of  the  New  York
State Teachers' Retirement System who ceased his employment as a teacher
with  the  Mamaroneck  Union  Free  School  District  on January 2, 2009
because of mental illness, and did not apply for  disability  retirement
benefits  until  May  19, 2011, after the 12 month deadline to apply for
disability had lapsed. He shall be deemed to have applied for disability
retirement benefits within 30 days of ceasing his employment on  January
2,  2009.  As  a  vested  member  Mr.  Cabrera is eligible for a service
retirement benefit commencing at age 55.
  The cost of this benefit is equal to the increase in the present value
of liabilities, which is estimated to be $139,000. This cost is  contin-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01788-03-3

S. 3924                             2

gent  upon  the approval of Domingo Cabrera's application for disability
retirement by the Medical Board of the New York State Teachers'  Retire-
ment System.
  The  source  of  this estimate is Fiscal Note 2013-7 dated February 7,
2013 prepared by the Actuary of the New York State Teachers'  Retirement
System and is intended for use only during the 2013 Legislative Session.
I,  Richard  A.  Young,  am the Actuary for the New York State Teachers'
Retirement System. I am a member of the American  Academy  of  Actuaries
and  I meet the Qualification Standards of the American Academy of Actu-
aries to render the actuarial opinion contained herein.

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