assembly Bill A9461A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to defining the terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the freedom of information law

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 26, 2012 amended on third reading 9461a
Mar 08, 2012 advanced to third reading cal.399
Mar 06, 2012 reported
Mar 02, 2012 referred to governmental operations

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A9461 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7598
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§86 & 89, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5171, S7614
2015-2016: A3149, S302
2017-2018: A3306
2019-2020: A4061
2021-2022: A5469

A9461 - Summary

Relates to defining the terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the freedom of information law.

A9461 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9461

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, LATIMER, PEOPLES-STOKES, GLICK,
  GALEF, MARKEY, REILLY, BENEDETTO, LAVINE, SCHIMEL  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public officers law, in relation to defining the
  terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the  freedom  of  information
  law

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

  Section 1. Section 86 of the public officers law is amended by  adding
two new subdivisions 6 and 7 to read as follows:
  6.  "RETIREE"  MEANS  A  FORMER  OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF AN AGENCY, THE
STATE LEGISLATURE, OR THE JUDICIARY WHO IS ALSO A  MEMBER  OF  A  PUBLIC
EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
  7. "BENEFICIARY" MEANS A PERSON CHOSEN BY A RETIREE TO RECEIVE PENSION
BENEFITS FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF THE RETIREE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14010-01-2

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A9461A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7598
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§86 & 89, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5171, S7614
2015-2016: A3149, S302
2017-2018: A3306
2019-2020: A4061
2021-2022: A5469

A9461A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to defining the terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the freedom of information law.

A9461A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9461--A
                                                        Cal. No. 399

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, LATIMER, PEOPLES-STOKES, GLICK,
  GALEF, MARKEY, REILLY, BENEDETTO, LAVINE, SCHIMEL, STEVENSON  --  read
  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on Governmental Operations --
  advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,  retaining
  its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public officers law, in relation to defining the
  terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the  freedom  of  information
  law

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

  Section 1. Section 86 of the public officers law is amended by  adding
two new subdivisions 6 and 7 to read as follows:
  6.  "RETIREE"  MEANS  A  FORMER  OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF AN AGENCY, THE
STATE LEGISLATURE, OR THE JUDICIARY WHO WAS A MEMBER OF A PUBLIC RETIRE-
MENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN  SUBDIVISION  TWEN-
TY-THREE  OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED ONE OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECU-
RITY LAW AND IS RECEIVING, OR ENTITLED TO RECEIVE, A BENEFIT  FROM  SUCH
PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
  7. "BENEFICIARY" MEANS A PERSON DESIGNATED BY A MEMBER OR RETIREE OF A
PUBLIC  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM  OF  THE STATE TO RECEIVE RETIREMENT OR DEATH
BENEFITS FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF THE MEMBER OR RETIREE.
  S 2. Subdivision 7 of section 89 of the public officers law, as  added
by chapter 783 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
  7.  Nothing  in  this article shall require the disclosure of the home
address of an officer or employee, former officer or employee, or  of  a
retiree of a public [employees'] retirement system OF THE STATE, AS SUCH
TERM  IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-THREE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED ONE
OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW; nor shall  anything  in  this
article  require the disclosure of the name or home address of a benefi-
ciary of a public [employees'] retirement system OF THE STATE,  AS  SUCH
TERM  IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-THREE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED ONE
OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL  SECURITY  LAW,  or  of  an  applicant  for
appointment to public employment; provided however, that nothing in this
subdivision  shall  limit  or abridge the right of an employee organiza-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets