senate Bill S5157

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes Jane A. Miller to file a retroactive retirement application with the New York state teachers' retirement system on behalf of her deceased husband

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S5157 - Details

Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7298

S5157 - Summary

Authorizes Jane A. Miller to file a retroactive retirement application with the New York state teachers' retirement system on behalf of her deceased husband, Thomas L. Miller, and to receive all benefits payable based upon such retirement.

S5157 - Sponsor Memo

S5157 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5157

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to authorize the widow of Thomas L. Miller to file a  retroactive
  application  for  retirement with the New York state teachers' retire-
  ment system

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
Jane  A.  Miller, whose deceased husband, Thomas L. Miller, was a member
of the New York state teachers' retirement system, who ceased employment
on July 1, 2009 from his employment by the Newburgh enlarged city school
district as a teacher, who died on  September  20,  2009  and  who,  for
reasons not ascribable to his own negligence, failed to file an applica-
tion  for retirement with the New York state teachers' retirement system
on or before July 1, 2009, shall be deemed to have filed  such  applica-
tion for retirement benefits with such retirement system on July 1, 2009
and  shall be deemed to have elected the 100% survivor option, and shall
receive retirement and death benefits based upon a retirement on July 1,
2009, if within one year of the effective date of this  act,  she  shall
file  an  application  for retirement electing the 100% survivor option,
designating herself as the beneficiary of her husband's  benefits,  with
the New York state teachers' retirement system.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL  NOTE.--This  bill  would  permit  Thomas L. Miller, a deceased
member of the New York State Teachers' Retirement System, who died prior
to filing an application for retirement with the New York  State  Teach-
ers'  Retirement  System,  to be deemed to have filed an application for
retirement electing the 100% Survivor Option, and shall receive  retire-
ment and death benefits based upon a date of retirement of July 1, 2009.
Jane  A. Miller, widow of Thomas L. Miller, must file an application for
retirement on his behalf with the New York  State  Teachers'  Retirement

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05868-02-3

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