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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to civil service and pensions|
|Jan 30, 2013||referred to civil service and pensions|
senate Bill S3108
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S3108 - Details
S3108 - Summary
Grants George W. Hemstead retroactive membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system.
S3108 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3108 TITLE OF BILL: An act to grant George W. Hemstead a retroactive member- ship date in the New York state and local employees' retirement system PURPOSE: This legislation would grant George W. Hemstead retroactive membership in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 deems George W. Hemstead a member of the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System as of June 22, 1968. JUSTIFICATION: Through no fault of his own, George W. Hemstead was not made a member of the retirement system when he was a seasonal employee with the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. This bill would rectify the situation by recognizing Mr. Hemstead's previous service and provide him with the same retirement benefits as other indi- viduals who were employed during the same time period. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2010: Referred to Civil Service and Pensions 2012: Referred to Civil Service and Pensions FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: This bill will change George W. Hemstead's date of membership in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System to June 22, 1968, the first date he was employed by the New York State
S3108 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3108 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 30, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT to grant George W. Hemstead a retroactive membership date in the New York state and local employees' retirement system THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, George W. Hemstead, a retired member of the New York state and local employees' retirement system having Tier III status, who was employed as a lifeguard, at the Saratoga state park, by the office of parks, recre- ation and historic preservation commencing on June 22, 1968, and who, for reasons not ascribable to his own negligence, failed to become a member of such retirement system during such employment by the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation, shall be deemed to have joined the New York state and local employees' retirement system on June 22, 1968 and shall be retroactively granted the benefits of Tier I status in such retirement system, if, within one year of the effective date of this act, he shall file a written request to that effect with the state comptroller. S 2. All past service costs of implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the state of New York. S 3. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no employee contrib- utions shall be returned to George W. Hemstead. S 4. This act shall take effect immediately. FISCAL NOTE.--This bill will retroactively grant Tier 1 status in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System to retired member George W. Hemstead, a former employee of the New York State, by changing his date of membership to June 22, 1968, the first date he was employed by the New York State Department of Parks and Recreation. There will be no refund of member contributions. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05281-02-3
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