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senate Bill S140
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
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- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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:
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
BILL NUMBER:S140 TITLE OF BILL: 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 teachers' retirement systems to claim retirement credit for certain federal teaching service PURPOSE: This bill would allow members of the Teachers' Retirement System to claim credit for up to ten years of teaching service rendered while in the employ of the Federal Government, including service in the Peace Corps, Head Start and VISTA. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would amend section 509 of the Education law and sections 446, 513, and 609 of the Retirement and Social Security Law to permit members of the New York State Teacher's Retirement System to claim up to ten years of federal teaching service. JUSTIFICATION: Since the retirement system was established in 1921, Tier I members of the New York State Teachers' Retirement System have been able to claim credit for up to ten years of public school
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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