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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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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 - Details

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S5413 - Summary

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

S5413 - Sponsor Memo

S5413 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       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


  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-
  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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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