senate Bill S4148

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows certain members employed by state parole board to retire without reduction of benefits at 55 or older upon completing 25 or more years of service

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
Mar 12, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

S4148 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5961
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §89-x, amd §§445, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5111A, A5673B
2009-2010: A2538A

S4148 - Summary

Provides for certain retirement benefits for members employed by the department of corrections and community supervision upon completion of twenty-five years of creditable service.

S4148 - Sponsor Memo

S4148 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4148

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  retirement benefits for certain employees

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.   The retirement and social  security  law  is  amended  by
adding a new section 89-x to read as follows:
  S  89-X.  ALTERNATIVE  RETIREMENT  BENEFITS  FOR PEACE OFFICERS OF THE
BOARD OF PAROLE.  A. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  1. "QUALIFYING MEMBER" SHALL MEAN ANY MEMBER WHO IS IN  SERVICE  AS  A
PAROLE  OFFICER,  PAROLE REVOCATION SPECIALIST OR WARRANT OFFICER IN THE
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION WHO IS A PEACE OFFI-
CER AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE TWO OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
  2. "QUALIFYING  CREDITABLE  SERVICE"  SHALL  MEAN  CREDITABLE  SERVICE
RENDERED  WHILE  A  MEMBER  IS  A  MEMBER  OF A PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM
EMPLOYED IN A POSITION WHICH IS DESIGNATED AS A POLICE OFFICER  PURSUANT
TO  ARTICLE  ONE  OF  THE  CRIMINAL  PROCEDURE LAW OR AS A PEACE OFFICER
PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWO OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
  3. "PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM" SHALL MEAN THE NEW YORK STATE AND  LOCAL
EMPLOYEES'  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM,  THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL POLICE AND
FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, NEW YORK STATE TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM,  NEW
YORK  CITY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, NEW YORK CITY TEACHERS' RETIRE-
MENT SYSTEM, NEW YORK CITY POLICE  PENSION  FUND,  NEW  YORK  CITY  FIRE
DEPARTMENT PENSION FUND AND THE NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION RETIRE-
MENT SYSTEM.
  B.  ELIGIBILITY. 1. ANY QUALIFYING MEMBER, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION A
OF THIS SECTION, SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE PURSUANT TO THE  PROVISIONS
OF  THIS SECTION. SUCH ELIGIBILITY SHALL BE AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE ELIGI-
BILITY PROVISIONS AVAILABLE UNDER ANY OTHER  PLAN  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  TO
WHICH SUCH MEMBER IS SUBJECT. THE COMPTROLLER MAY REQUEST CERTIFICATIONS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00326-02-3

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