assembly Bill A7060A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Prohibits the diminution of health insurance benefits of certain public employee retirees

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 01, 2010 held for consideration in ways and means
Apr 20, 2010 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 14, 2010 print number 7060a
Apr 14, 2010 amend (t) and recommit to governmental employees
Jan 06, 2010 referred to governmental employees
Mar 19, 2009 referred to governmental employees

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A7060 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5543
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2007, S4371
2013-2014: A902, S3627
2015-2016: A3539, S3320
2017-2018: A5455, S8220
2019-2020: A4203, S3854

A7060 - Summary

Prohibits the diminution of health insurance benefits of public employee retirees and their dependents or reducing the employer's contributions for such insurance; defines employers to include the state, municipalities, school districts, and public authorities and commissions.

A7060 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7060

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 19, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CARROZZA -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Employees

AN  ACT  in  relation  to  affecting  the  health insurance benefits and
  contributions of certain retired public employees

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  From on and after May 1, 2010, a public employer shall be
prohibited from diminishing the health insurance  benefits  provided  to
retirees  and  their dependents or the contributions such employer makes
for such health insurance coverage below the level of such  benefits  or
contributions  made  on  behalf of such retirees and their dependents by
such employer as of May 1, 2010.  For the purpose of this  act,  "public
employer"  shall mean the following: (i) the state; (ii) a county, city,
town or village; (iii) a school district, board  of  cooperative  educa-
tional  services,  vocational  education and extension board or a school
district as enumerated in section 1 of chapter 566 of the laws of  1967,
as  amended; (iv) any governmental entity operating a college or univer-
sity; (v) a public improvement or special district including  police  or
fire  districts;  (vi)  a public authority, commission or public benefit
corporation; or (vii) any other public corporation,  agency,  instrumen-
tality  or  unit  of government which exercises governmental power under
the laws of this state.
  S 2. Nothing contained in this act shall  supersede  or  diminish  the
terms of a collective bargaining agreement.
  S  3. Notwithstanding the provisions of section one of this act to the
contrary, a public employer shall be  prohibited  from  diminishing  the
health  insurance  benefits provided to retirees who retire after May 1,
2010 from positions not subject to a collective bargaining agreement and
their dependents, or the contributions  such  employer  makes  for  such
health  insurance coverage, below the level of such benefits or contrib-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10383-01-9

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A7060A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5543
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2007, S4371
2013-2014: A902, S3627
2015-2016: A3539, S3320
2017-2018: A5455, S8220
2019-2020: A4203, S3854

A7060A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the diminution of health insurance benefits of public employee retirees and their dependents or reducing the employer's contributions for such insurance; defines employers to include the state, municipalities, school districts, and public authorities and commissions.

A7060A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A7060A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7060--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 19, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CARROZZA, SCHROEDER, SCHIMEL, PHEFFER, DESTITO,
  GABRYSZAK, CHRISTENSEN, DenDEKKER, ZEBROWSKI, GUNTHER, SPANO,  SKARTA-
  DOS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BALL, BURLING, TOWNSEND, WEISEN-
  BERG  --  read  once  and  referred  to  the Committee on Governmental
  Employees -- recommitted to the Committee on Governmental Employees in
  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to prohibit public employers from diminishing the  health  insur-
  ance benefits and contributions of certain retired public employees

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. On and after the effective  date  of  this  act,  a  public
employer shall be prohibited from diminishing the health insurance bene-
fits provided to retirees and their dependents or the contributions such
employer  makes  for  such  health insurance coverage below the level of
such benefits or contributions made on behalf of such retirees and their
dependents by such employer as of the effective date of this act.    For
the purpose of this act, "public employer" shall mean the following: (i)
the  state; (ii) a county, city, town or village; (iii) any governmental
entity operating a college or university; (iv) a public  improvement  or
special  district  including  police  or  fire  districts;  (v) a public
authority, commission or public benefit corporation; or (vi)  any  other
public  corporation, agency, instrumentality or unit of government which
exercises governmental power under the laws of this  state.    The  term
public  employer shall not include any school district, board of cooper-
ative educational services, vocational education and extension board  or
school district as enumerated in section 1 of chapter 566 of the laws of
1977, as amended.
  S  2.  Nothing  contained  in this act shall supersede or diminish the
terms of a collective bargaining agreement.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10383-07-0