senate Bill S4639

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides Mario C. Donofrio the opportunity to purchase retirement credit for time in U.S. military service during the Korean conflict

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S4639 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6749
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4813

S4639 - Bill Texts

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Provides Mario C. Donofrio the opportunity to purchase retirement credit for time in U.S. military service during the Korean conflict.

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BILL NUMBER:S4639 REVISED 05/03/11

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
in relation to providing retirement credit to Mario C. Donofrio for
military service during the Korean conflict

PURPOSE:
To allow Mario Donofrio the opportunity to purchase
retirement credit for time in U.S. military service during the Korean
conflict

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section one of the bill entitles Mario Donofrio
to receive credit for his time of Korean conflict service 1,
on or before December 31, 2011 he: (1) shall file a request to such
effect with the head of the New York state and local employees'
retirement system; and (2) shall pay to New York state and local
employees' retirement system an amount equal to the product of the
number of years of military service being claimed and three percent
of his annual rate of compensation immediately preceding his
retirement.

Section two of the bill is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Mario Donofiro proudly served his
country during the
Korean conflict. He retired six months prior to the, passage of a
bill That would allow for veterans of the Korean conflict to receive
pension Credit for their time served. This legislation would resolve
this unfair situation and allow Mario Donofrio to legally purchase
retirement credit for his service to his country.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
S.4813 (2009)
A.7433 (2009)

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50: This
Bill would grant additional service credit to Mario C. Donofrio, a
retired member of the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement
System, for service rendered in the Korean Conflict.

If this Bill in enacted, there will be an immediate past service cost
of approximately $24,200. Of this amount, Mr. Donofrio will be
required to pay $5,400 and the remaining $18,800 will be shared by
the State of New York and all the participating employers in the New
York State and Local Employees' Retirement System.

This estimate, dated March 16, 2011 and intended for use only during
the 2011 Legislative Session, is the Fiscal Note No. 2011-136,
prepared by the Actuary for the New York State and Local Employees'
Retirement System.


This Estimate, dated March 16, 2011 and intended for use only during
the 2011 Legislative Session, is Fiscal Note No. 2011-136, prepared
by the Actuary for the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement
System.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  4639

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 14, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT in relation to providing retirement credit to Mario  C.  Donofrio
  for military service during the Korean conflict

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, Mario C.  Dono-
frio,  a  retired  member  of  the  New  York state and local employees'
retirement system, having retired on December 31, 1997; and  who  served
in the United States military during the Korean conflict; shall be enti-
tled to receive credit for his time of Korean conflict service if, on or
before  December  31,  2011  he: (1) shall file a request to such effect
with the head of the New York  state  and  local  employees'  retirement
system;  and  (2)  shall  pay to the New York state and local employees'
retirement system an amount equal to the product of the number of  years
of  military  service being claimed and three percent of his annual rate
of compensation immediately preceding his retirement.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and the increase in  bene-
fits shall begin on and after such effective date.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This  bill would grant additional service credit to Mario C. Donofrio,
a retired member of the New York State and Local  Employees'  Retirement
System, for service rendered in the Korean conflict.
  If  this bill is enacted, there will be an immediate past service cost
of approximately $24,200. Of this amount, Mr. Donofrio will be  required
to  pay $5,400, and the remaining $18,800 will be shared by the State of
New York and all the participating employers in the New York  State  and
Local Employees' Retirement System.
  This  estimate,  dated March 16, 2011 and intended for use only during
the 2011 Legislative Session, is Fiscal Note No. 2011-136,  prepared  by
the  Actuary  for  the  New  York  State and Local Employees' Retirement
System.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
S                                                          LBD09282-03-1

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