senate Bill S4979B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides beneficiaries with the same allocation of retirement benefits

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 11, 2014 amended on third reading 4979c
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Jun 11, 2014 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jun 10, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2014 1st report cal.786
Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
Jun 13, 2013 print number 4979b
amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jun 07, 2013 print number 4979a
amend (t) and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 02, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 19, 2014 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S4979B
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: May 19, 2014

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Bill Amendments

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S4979 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§74-a & 374-a, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5088A
2009-2010: A7168

S4979 - Summary

Provides beneficiaries with the same allocation of retirement benefits if the member has the service retirement application, disability retirement applications or option election forms postmarked prior to his or her death.

S4979 - Sponsor Memo

S4979 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4979

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 and the education
  law, in relation to providing beneficiaries with the  same  allocation
  of retirement benefits if the member has the service retirement appli-
  cation,  disability  retirement  applications or option election forms
  postmarked prior to his or her death

  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 74-a to read as follows:
  S  74-A.  APPLICATIONS AND ELECTIONS; ISSUES DUE TO DEATH.  WHENEVER A
STATUTE REQUIRES THAT A DOCUMENT MUST BE FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED  WITH
THE  SYSTEM WITHIN A PRESCRIBED PERIOD OF TIME OR BY A SPECIFIED DATE IN
ORDER FOR A MEMBER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SERVICE CREDIT OR A  BENEFIT  FROM
THE  SYSTEM  THE  DOCUMENT SHALL BE DEEMED FILED OR THE MONEYS DEPOSITED
WITH THE SYSTEM ON THE DAY THEY ARE CLEARLY  POSTMARKED  BY  THE  UNITED
STATES  POSTAL  SERVICE AS THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM MAY SPECIFICALLY PERMIT
BY RULE OR REGULATION. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS  HEREOF,  NO  SUCH
DOCUMENT  SHALL  BE  DEEMED FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED WITH THE SYSTEM ON
THE DAY OF MAILING UNLESS ACTUALLY RECEIVED BY THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM  AS
A RESULT OF SUCH MAILING.
  S 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
section 374-a to read as follows:
  S  374-A. APPLICATIONS AND ELECTIONS; ISSUES DUE TO DEATH.  WHENEVER A
STATUTE REQUIRES THAT A DOCUMENT MUST BE FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED  WITH
THE  SYSTEM WITHIN A PRESCRIBED PERIOD OF TIME OR BY A SPECIFIED DATE IN
ORDER FOR A MEMBER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SERVICE CREDIT OR A  BENEFIT  FROM
THE  SYSTEM  THE  DOCUMENT SHALL BE DEEMED FILED OR THE MONEYS DEPOSITED
WITH THE SYSTEM ON THE DAY THEY ARE CLEARLY  POSTMARKED  BY  THE  UNITED
STATES  POSTAL  SERVICE AS THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM MAY SPECIFICALLY PERMIT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08248-01-3

S4979A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§74-a & 374-a, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5088A
2009-2010: A7168

S4979A - Summary

Provides beneficiaries with the same allocation of retirement benefits if the member has the service retirement application, disability retirement applications or option election forms postmarked prior to his or her death.

S4979A - Sponsor Memo

S4979A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4979--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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, in relation to
  providing beneficiaries with the same allocation of  retirement  bene-
  fits  if the member has the service retirement application, disability
  retirement applications or option election forms postmarked  prior  to
  his or her death

  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 74-a to read as follows:
  S 74-A. APPLICATIONS AND ELECTIONS; ISSUES DUE TO DEATH.   WHENEVER  A
STATUTE  REQUIRES THAT A DOCUMENT MUST BE FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED WITH
THE SYSTEM WITHIN A PRESCRIBED PERIOD OF TIME OR BY A SPECIFIED DATE  IN
ORDER  FOR  A MEMBER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SERVICE CREDIT OR A BENEFIT FROM
THE SYSTEM THE DOCUMENT SHALL BE DEEMED FILED OR  THE  MONEYS  DEPOSITED
WITH  THE  SYSTEM  ON  THE DAY THEY ARE CLEARLY POSTMARKED BY THE UNITED
STATES POSTAL SERVICE AS THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM MAY  SPECIFICALLY  PERMIT
BY  RULE  OR  REGULATION. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS HEREOF, NO SUCH
DOCUMENT SHALL BE DEEMED FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED WITH  THE  SYSTEM  ON
THE  DAY OF MAILING UNLESS ACTUALLY RECEIVED BY THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM AS
A RESULT OF SUCH MAILING.
  S 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
section 374-a to read as follows:
  S 374-A. APPLICATIONS AND ELECTIONS; ISSUES DUE TO DEATH.  WHENEVER  A
STATUTE  REQUIRES THAT A DOCUMENT MUST BE FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED WITH
THE SYSTEM WITHIN A PRESCRIBED PERIOD OF TIME OR BY A SPECIFIED DATE  IN
ORDER  FOR  A MEMBER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SERVICE CREDIT OR A BENEFIT FROM
THE SYSTEM THE DOCUMENT SHALL BE DEEMED FILED OR  THE  MONEYS  DEPOSITED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08248-05-3

Co-Sponsors

S4979B - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§74-a & 374-a, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5088A
2009-2010: A7168

S4979B - Summary

Provides beneficiaries with the same allocation of retirement benefits if the member has the service retirement application, disability retirement applications or option election forms postmarked prior to his or her death.

S4979B - Sponsor Memo

S4979B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4979--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
  providing beneficiaries with the same allocation of  retirement  bene-
  fits  if the member has the service retirement application, disability
  retirement applications or option election forms postmarked  prior  to
  his or her death

  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 74-a to read as follows:
  S 74-A. APPLICATIONS AND ELECTIONS; ISSUES DUE TO DEATH.   WHENEVER  A
STATUTE  REQUIRES THAT A DOCUMENT MUST BE FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED WITH
THE SYSTEM WITHIN A PRESCRIBED PERIOD OF TIME OR BY A SPECIFIED DATE  IN
ORDER  FOR  A MEMBER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SERVICE CREDIT OR A BENEFIT FROM
THE SYSTEM THE DOCUMENT SHALL BE DEEMED FILED OR  THE  MONEYS  DEPOSITED
WITH  THE  SYSTEM  ON  THE DAY THEY ARE CLEARLY POSTMARKED BY THE UNITED
STATES POSTAL SERVICE AS THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM MAY  SPECIFICALLY  PERMIT
BY  RULE  OR  REGULATION. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS HEREOF, NO SUCH
DOCUMENT SHALL BE DEEMED FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED WITH  THE  SYSTEM  ON
THE  DAY OF MAILING UNLESS ACTUALLY RECEIVED BY THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM AS
A RESULT OF SUCH MAILING.
  S 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
section 374-a to read as follows:
  S 374-A. APPLICATIONS AND ELECTIONS; ISSUES DUE TO DEATH.  WHENEVER  A
STATUTE  REQUIRES THAT A DOCUMENT MUST BE FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED WITH
THE SYSTEM WITHIN A PRESCRIBED PERIOD OF TIME OR BY A SPECIFIED DATE  IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08248-07-3

Co-Sponsors

S4979C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§74-a & 374-a, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5088A
2009-2010: A7168

S4979C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides beneficiaries with the same allocation of retirement benefits if the member has the service retirement application, disability retirement applications or option election forms postmarked prior to his or her death.

S4979C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4979C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4979--C
    Cal. No. 786

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GOLDEN, AVELLA -- 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 -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Civil  Service and
  Pensions in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported  favora-
  bly  from  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered
  to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to  the  Assembly,
  recalled,  vote  reconsidered,  restored to third reading, amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  providing  beneficiaries  with the same allocation of retirement bene-
  fits if the member has the service retirement application,  disability
  retirement  applications  or option election forms postmarked prior to
  his or her death

  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 74-a to read as follows:
  S  74-A.  APPLICATIONS AND ELECTIONS; ISSUES DUE TO DEATH.  WHENEVER A
STATUTE REQUIRES THAT A DOCUMENT MUST BE FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED  WITH
THE  SYSTEM WITHIN A PRESCRIBED PERIOD OF TIME OR BY A SPECIFIED DATE IN
ORDER FOR A MEMBER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SERVICE CREDIT OR A  BENEFIT  FROM
THE  SYSTEM  THE  DOCUMENT SHALL BE DEEMED FILED OR THE MONEYS DEPOSITED
WITH THE SYSTEM ON THE DAY THEY ARE CLEARLY  POSTMARKED  BY  THE  UNITED
STATES  POSTAL  SERVICE AS THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM MAY SPECIFICALLY PERMIT
BY RULE OR REGULATION. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS  HEREOF,  NO  SUCH
DOCUMENT  SHALL  BE  DEEMED FILED OR MONEYS DEPOSITED WITH THE SYSTEM ON
THE DAY OF MAILING UNLESS ACTUALLY RECEIVED BY THE RETIREMENT SYSTEM  AS
A RESULT OF SUCH MAILING.

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

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