senate Bill S1865A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the widow of William James Middlebrooks to file a retirement option election on behalf of her deceased husband

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Jun 03, 2014 print number 1865a
amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
Jan 09, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

S1865 - Details

Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3230A
2009-2010: S5072

S1865 - Summary

Authorizes Janice Middlebrooks, the widow of William James Middlebrooks, to file a retirement option election on behalf of her deceased husband.

S1865 - Sponsor Memo

S1865 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1865

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to authorize the widow of William James Middlebrooks  to  file  a
  retirement option election form

  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 to the contrary,
Janice Middlebrooks, the widow of William  James  Middlebrooks  who  was
employed  by  the  Albion Correctional Facility, was a member of the New
York state and local employees' retirement system,  was  diagnosed  with
cancer in January of 2004, was advised on October 31, 2004 that he would
be  unable  to  return to employment as the result of his malignancy and
the treatment therefor, and died on December 3, 2006 prior to  filing  a
retirement  election  form  with the New York state and local employees'
retirement system, shall be authorized to file such option election form
on behalf of her deceased husband, if on or before December 31, 2012 she
shall submit a request therefor to the state comptroller.  In  addition,
his application for disability retirement shall be deemed to have become
effective on November 1, 2004.  All retirement benefits payable pursuant
to  the  provisions of this act shall be paid to Janice Middlebrooks and
shall be in addition any other death benefits paid.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill would authorize Janice  Middlebrooks  to  file  an  ordinary
disability application with a date of retirement of November 1, 2004 and
an  option election form on behalf of her deceased husband William James
Middlebrooks. Mr. Middlebrooks received a  disability  retirement  which
was  paid  beginning  on  3/28/2005.  Upon his death all payments ceased
because no option election form was  filed.  By  filing  the  disability
application  and  an option election form, an additional benefit will be

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

S1865A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3230A
2009-2010: S5072

S1865A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes Janice Middlebrooks, the widow of William James Middlebrooks, to file a retirement option election on behalf of her deceased husband.

S1865A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1865A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1865--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Civil  Service  and  Pensions  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  authorize the widow of William James Middlebrooks to file a
  retirement option election form

  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 to the contrary,
Janice  Middlebrooks,  the  widow  of William James Middlebrooks who was
employed by the Albion Correctional Facility, was a member  of  the  New
York  state  and  local employees' retirement system, was diagnosed with
cancer in January of 2004, was advised on October 31, 2004 that he would
be unable to return to employment as the result of  his  malignancy  and
the  treatment  therefor, and died on December 3, 2006 prior to filing a
retirement election form with the New York state  and  local  employees'
retirement system, shall be authorized to file such option election form
on behalf of her deceased husband with a joint allowance full option, if
on  or  before  December 31, 2014 she shall submit a request therefor to
the state comptroller.   In addition,  his  application  for  disability
retirement shall be deemed to have become effective on November 1, 2004.
All  retirement  benefits payable pursuant to the provisions of this act
shall be paid to Janice Middlebrooks and shall be  in  addition  to  any
other death benefits paid.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This  bill  would  authorize  Janice  Middlebrooks to file an ordinary
disability application with a date of retirement of November 1, 2004 and

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

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