senate Bill S140

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Permits N.Y. state and N.Y. city teachers' retirement system members to claim retirement credit for up to 10 years of federal teaching service

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Jan 05, 2011 referred to civil service and pensions

S140 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §509, Ed L; amd §§446, 513 & 609, R & SS L; amd §13-505, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3406

S140 - Summary

Permits New York state teachers' and New York city teachers' retirement system members to obtain retirement credit for up to ten years of federal teaching service, including service with VISTA, Head Start and the Peace Corps, if such service would constitute service as a teacher had it been performed within NYS for a participating employer; provides that no such credit shall be allowed for any service for which the person is receiving a benefit or will be entitled to receive a benefit from some other public or private retirement system.

S140 - Sponsor Memo

S140 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   140

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, the retirement  and  social  security
  law  and  the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation
  to permitting members of the New York state and New York  city  teach-
  ers' retirement systems to claim retirement credit for certain federal
  teaching service

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  509  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph d to read as follows:
  D. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, A MEMBER SHALL BE ENTI-
TLED TO OBTAIN CREDIT FOR UP TO TEN YEARS OF SERVICE OTHER THAN MILITARY
SERVICE  RENDERED  IN  THE  EMPLOY  OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING
SERVICE IN THE PEACE CORPS, VISTA, OR HEAD START, WHICH WOULD CONSTITUTE
SERVICE AS A TEACHER, HAD IT BEEN PERFORMED WITHIN NEW YORK STATE FOR AN
EMPLOYER SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  ARTICLE.  THE  CREDITING  OF
SERVICE PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH RULES AND
REGULATIONS  AS  SHALL BE ADOPTED BY THE RETIREMENT BOARD, PROVIDED THAT
SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL  BE  SUBSTANTIALLY  EQUIVALENT  TO  THE
RULES  AND REGULATIONS OTHERWISE APPLICABLE FOR THE CREDITING OF SERVICE
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, NO  SUCH  CREDIT  SHALL  BE
ALLOWED  FOR  ANY SERVICE FOR WHICH THE PERSON IS RECEIVING A BENEFIT OR
WILL BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE A BENEFIT AT ANY FUTURE TIME FROM SOME OTHER
PUBLIC OR PRIVATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR PLAN IN THIS STATE, IN ANY  OTHER
STATE OR FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.
  S  2. Section 446 of the retirement and social security law is amended
by adding a new subdivision k to read as follows:
  K. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, A MEMBER OF A TEACHERS'
RETIREMENT SYSTEM SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF  THIS  ARTICLE  SHALL  BE

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

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