senate Bill S1075

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that a member shall forfeit his or her retirement rights and benefits if he or she is convicted of or pleads to certain crimes related to public employment

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Jan 05, 2011 referred to finance

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S1075 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1929
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 3-B ยงยง156 - 159, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4068, A1542

S1075 - Summary

Provides that a member shall forfeit his or her retirement rights and benefits if he or she is convicted of or pleads to certain crimes related to public employment.

S1075 - Sponsor Memo

S1075 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1075

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  forfeiture of pension rights or retirement benefits upon conviction of
  certain crimes related to public employment

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

  Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding
a new article 3-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 3-B
              PENSION FORFEITURE FOR PUBLIC MISCONDUCT ACT
SECTION 156. SHORT TITLE.
        157. DEFINITIONS.
        158. PENSION FORFEITURE.
        159. MISCELLANEOUS.
  S 156. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY  BE  CITED  AS
THE "PENSION FORFEITURE FOR PUBLIC MISCONDUCT ACT".
  S  157.  DEFINITIONS. THE FOLLOWING WORDS AND PHRASES, AS USED IN THIS
ARTICLE, SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS, UNLESS A  DIFFERENT  MEANING
IS PLAINLY REQUIRED BY THE CONTEXT:
  1. "DEFENDANT" SHALL MEAN A PERSON AGAINST WHOM A FORFEITURE ACTION IS
COMMENCED.
  2. "COVERED CRIME" SHALL MEAN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (A) ANY FELONY OFFENSE SET FORTH IN THE PENAL LAW;
  (B) ANY CRIME DEFINED IN TITLE L OF THE PENAL LAW;
  (C)  AN  ATTEMPT, CONSPIRACY, OR SOLICITATION OF ANOTHER TO COMMIT ANY
FELONY OFFENSE SET FORTH IN THE PENAL LAW;
  (D) AN ATTEMPT, CONSPIRACY, OR SOLICITATION OF ANOTHER TO  COMMIT  ANY
CRIME DEFINED IN TITLE L OF THE PENAL LAW;
  (E)  ANY  OTHER  CRIME  DEFINED BY THE LAWS OF THIS STATE, A NECESSARY
ELEMENT OF WHICH, AS DETERMINED BY STATUTORY OR COMMON LAW DEFINITION OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05392-01-1

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