senate Bill S5546

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the New York city retirement system to redesignate former corrections officer John K. Filipowicz's retirement option

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
Jun 21, 2013 recommitted to rules
Jun 12, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1373
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 16, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Jun 17, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5546
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
12
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 12, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5546
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
12
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5546 - Details

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Law Section:
Retirement

S5546 - Summary

Authorizes and directs the New York city retirement system to redesignate former corrections officer John K. Filipowicz's retirement option to the most favorable option for his surviving spouse.

S5546 - Sponsor Memo

S5546 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5546

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT authorizing and directing the New York City retirement system  to
  redesignate former corrections officer John K. Filipowicz's retirement
  option

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

  Section 1. The legislature hereby finds and determines that the tragic
and unusual circumstances regarding the recent death of a former  member
of  the  New York city employees' retirement system warrant the extraor-
dinary relief of a change in the retirement option designation  made  by
such  deceased  former  member.  The  purpose  of this legislation is to
provide compelling, equitable  and  remedial  relief  to  the  surviving
spouse and children of a deceased member of the New York city employees'
retirement system.
  S  2.  Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, the New York
city employees' retirement system, is hereby  authorized  and  directed,
subject  to  the  provisions of section three of this act, to cancel the
retirement option designated by a former member John  K.  Filipowicz  of
such  system who retired from such system effective August 31, 2006, and
died on October 30, 2012, from causes other than natural.
  S 3. The retirement system,  shall  redesignate,  the  most  favorable
retirement  option that the deceased member could have designated at the
time of his original option designation for the  purpose  of  protecting
his  spouse,  from  financial  hardship in the event of his predeceasing
her, if upon application to the system  the  surviving  spouse  provides
proof of the following:
  1.  A  legally  valid  and  effective  last will and testament of such
deceased member which indicates the intention of the deceased member  to
leave  to his spouse after his death, should she survive him, a share of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08647-01-3

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