senate Bill S4836A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to forfeiture of pension rights or retirement benefits upon conviction of a felony related to public employment

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
May 13, 2013 print number 4836a
amend (t) and recommit to civil service and pensions
Apr 25, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

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S4836 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §157-a, R & SS L; amd §5, Leg L

S4836 - Summary

Relates to forfeiture of pension rights or retirement benefits upon conviction of a felony related to public employment.

S4836 - Sponsor Memo

S4836 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4836

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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
  forfeiture of pension rights or retirement benefits upon conviction of
  a felony related to public employment

  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 157-a to read as follows:
  S 157-A. PENSION FORFEITURE; PER DIEM EXPENSE ACCEPTANCE. 1. ANY STATE
OFFICER OR LOCAL OFFICER, AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN  SECTION  TWO  OF
THE  PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, WHO ACCEPTS COMPENSATION FROM THE STATE IN THE
FORM OF REIMBURSEMENT FOR PER DIEM EXPENSES, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, AND IS
CONVICTED IN ANY FEDERAL OR STATE COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION  OF  A
FELONY  RELATED  TO  PUBLIC  OFFICE,  SHALL  BE SUBJECT TO FORFEITURE OF
RIGHTS OF PRIVILEGES UNDER A PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR PENSION PLAN.
  2. THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX,  SEVEN,
EIGHT,  NINE,  TEN, ELEVEN, TWELVE, THIRTEEN AND FOURTEEN OF SECTION ONE
HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL APPLY TO  ANY  ACTION  FOR  AN
ORDER  TO  REDUCE OR REVOKE THE PENSION TO WHICH SUCH PUBLIC OFFICIAL IS
OTHERWISE ENTITLED FOR SERVICE AS A PUBLIC OFFICIAL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10509-01-3

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S4836A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §157-a, R & SS L; amd §5, Leg L

S4836A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to forfeiture of pension rights or retirement benefits upon conviction of a felony related to public employment.

S4836A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4836A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4836--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, O'BRIEN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Civil
  Service  and  Pensions  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law and the  legisla-
  tive  law,  in  relation to forfeiture of pension rights or retirement
  benefits upon conviction of a felony related to public employment

  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 157-a to read as follows:
  S 157-A. PENSION FORFEITURE; PER DIEM EXPENSE ACCEPTANCE. 1. ANY STATE
OFFICER  OR  LOCAL  OFFICER, AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF
THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, WHO ACCEPTS COMPENSATION FROM THE STATE IN  THE
FORM OF REIMBURSEMENT FOR PER DIEM EXPENSES, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, AND IS
CONVICTED  IN  ANY FEDERAL OR STATE COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION OF A
FELONY RELATED TO PUBLIC OFFICE,  SHALL  BE  SUBJECT  TO  FORFEITURE  OF
RIGHTS OF PRIVILEGES UNDER A PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR PENSION PLAN.
  2.  THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX, SEVEN,
EIGHT, NINE, TEN, ELEVEN, TWELVE, THIRTEEN AND FOURTEEN OF  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED  FIFTY-SEVEN  OF  THIS  ARTICLE SHALL APPLY TO ANY ACTION FOR AN
ORDER TO REDUCE OR REVOKE THE PENSION TO WHICH SUCH PUBLIC  OFFICIAL  IS
OTHERWISE ENTITLED FOR SERVICE AS A PUBLIC OFFICIAL.
  S  2. Subdivision 2 of section 5 of the legislative law, as amended by
section 1 of part M-1 of chapter 407 of the laws of 1999, is amended  to
read as follows:
  2.  A.  Each member of the legislature shall receive payment of actual
and necessary transportation expenses and a per diem equivalent  to  the
most  recent  federal  per  diem rates published by the General Services
Administration and set forth in 41 CFR  (Code  of  Federal  Regulations)
Part  301,  App.  A, while in travel status in the performance of his or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10509-02-3

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