senate Bill S1133

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that any state officer or local officer convicted of a felony involving breach of public trust be subject to forfeiture of pension benefits

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 19, 2014 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2014 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Feb 06, 2013 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 11, 2013 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 09, 2013 referred to judiciary

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S1133 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7173
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 5 §7, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S2768

S1133 - Summary

Provides that any state officer or local officer convicted of a felony involving breach of public trust be subject to forfeiture of pension rights or retirement benefits.

S1133 - Sponsor Memo

S1133 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1133

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BRESLIN,  KRUEGER,  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Judiciary

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 7 of article 5 of the constitution, in
  relation  to  forfeiture of pension rights or retirement benefits upon
  conviction of a felony related to public employment

  Section 1. RESOLVED (if the Assembly concur), That section 7 of  arti-
cle 5 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  S  7.  After  July  first,  nineteen  hundred forty, membership in any
pension or retirement system of the state or of a civil division thereof
shall be a contractual relationship, the benefits of which shall not  be
diminished  or  impaired.    ANY STATE OFFICER OR LOCAL OFFICER, AS SUCH
TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THE   PUBLIC OFFICERS  LAW,  WHO  IS
CONVICTED  OF A FELONY INVOLVING BREACH OF PUBLIC TRUST SHALL BE SUBJECT
TO FORFEITURE OF RIGHTS OR PRIVILEGES UNDER A PUBLIC  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM
OR PENSION PLAN IN SUCH MANNER AS MAY BE PROVIDED BY LAW.
  S  2.  RESOLVED (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89019-01-3

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