senate Bill S5413

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes Michael P. Koval to receive retirement service credit for prior service

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2011 signed chap.483
Aug 05, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 23, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.609
substituted for a6747a
Jun 21, 2011 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
ordered to third reading cal.1475
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 18, 2011 referred to civil service and pensions

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S5413 - Bill Details

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A6747A
Law Section:
Retirement

S5413 - Bill Texts

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Authorizes Michael P. Koval to receive retirement service credit for prior service.

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BILL NUMBER:S5413

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
authorizing Michael P. Koval to receive retirement service credit for
prior service

PURPOSE:
To authorize police officer Michael P. Koval to receive his
retirement service credit for the time period from September 6, 1988
through July 1, 1991, when he was a police officer in the village of
Watkins Glen.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
The bill allows current City of Ithaca Police
Department officer Michael P. Koval to receive retirement service
credit from his time as a police officer with the village of Watkins
Glen, which, for reasons not ascribable to his own negligence, he did
not receive credit toward his optional 20 year retirement plan.
Receipt of the credit is contingent upon written request to the state
comptroller within one year from the effective date of this act.

EXISTING LAW:
None.

JUSTIFICATION:
To award officer Michael P. Koval the retirement
credit he earned from his prior service with the village of Watkins
Glen, as part of an agreement between Watkins Glen and the City of
Ithaca.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
None.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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

                                  5413

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 18, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT authorizing Michael P. Koval to receive retirement service credit
  for prior service

  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, Michael P.
Koval, who was a police officer in the village of Watkins Glen, for  the
period from September 6, 1988 through July 1, 1991, and who is currently
an  officer  with  the  city  of  Ithaca police department, and who is a
member of the New York  state  and  local  police  and  fire  retirement
system,  and  who,  for reasons not ascribable to his own negligence did
not receive service credit toward his optional 20 year  retirement  plan
for such period, shall be entitled to receive service credit toward such
plan for such period if, within one year from the effective date of this
act,  he  files  a  written  request to that effect with the state comp-
troller.
  S 2. All past service costs associated with the implementation of this
act shall be borne by the village of Watkins Glen.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--This bill  will  allow  Police  Officer  Michael  Koval,
currently  employed  by  the City of Ithaca, to receive credit under the
provisions of Section 384-d of the Retirement and  Social  Security  Law
for the period from September 6, 1988 through July 1, 1991 when he was a
police officer with the Village of Watkins Glen.
  If this bill is enacted, we anticipate that there will be an immediate
past  service  cost of approximately $66,000, which will be borne by the
Village of Watkins Glen as a one-time payment. This estimate  assumes  a
February 1, 2012 payment date.
  This estimate, dated May 12, 2011 and intended for use only during the
2011  Legislative  Session, is Fiscal Note No. 2011-183, prepared by the
Actuary for the New York State and  Local  Police  and  Fire  Retirement
System.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09286-07-1

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