senate Bill S3108

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Grants George W. Hemstead retroactive membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
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S3108 - Details

Law Section:
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3150B
2009-2010: S6452

S3108 - Summary

Grants George W. Hemstead retroactive membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system.

S3108 - Sponsor Memo

S3108 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       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


  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.


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