senate Bill S3048

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Proposes the removal of pension and retirement benefits from persons convicted of certain felonies

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 11, 2014 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2014 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Feb 21, 2013 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 31, 2013 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 29, 2013 referred to judiciary

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S3048 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6263
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 5 ยง7, Constn L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5006A, A9775A

S3048 - Summary

Proposes the removal of pension and retirement benefits from persons convicted of certain felonies.

S3048 - Sponsor Memo

S3048 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3048

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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 removal of pension and retirement  benefits  from  persons
  convicted of certain felonies

  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 ELECTED OFFICIAL WHO IS CONVICTED OF A FELO-
NY OFFENSE AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION THAT OCCURRED DURING THEIR TIME
IN  OFFICE  SHALL  FORFEIT RIGHTS TO THEIR BENEFITS EARNED WHILE IN SUCH
OFFICE.
  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.
                                                           LBD89060-01-3

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