senate Bill S5936A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to limiting participation by certain public or quasi-public organizations in the retirement system

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 04, 2014 print number 5936a
amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
Sep 18, 2013 referred to rules

Bill Amendments

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Co-Sponsors

S5936 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8211A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§31 & 609, R & SS L

S5936 - Summary

Limits participation by employees of the New York state association of town superintendents of highways, inc., the New York state school boards association, the New York state association of counties, the association of towns of the state of New York, the New York conference of mayors and other municipal officials, or any school board association in the retirement system.

S5936 - Sponsor Memo

S5936 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5936

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  participation  by  public or quasi-public organizations in the retire-
  ment system

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  a of section 31 of the retirement and social
security law, as amended by chapter 379 of the laws of 1989, is  amended
to read as follows:
  a. Any public or quasi-public organization created wholly or partly or
deriving  its powers by the legislature of the state and which organiza-
tion employs persons engaged in service to the public or any state agen-
cy as defined in section fifty-three-a of the state finance law, or  the
New  York state association of town superintendents of highways, inc. or
any school board association,  by  resolution  legally  adopted  by  its
governing  body  and  approved by the comptroller, may elect to have its
officers and employees become eligible to participate in the  retirement
system.    Acceptance  of the officers and employees of such an employer
for membership in the retirement system shall be optional with the comp-
troller. If he shall approve  their  participation,  such  organization,
except  as  specifically provided in this article to the contrary, shall
thereafter be treated as a participating  employer.  Any  election  made
pursuant  to  this  subdivision  by  a school board association shall be
applicable to current employees of such  association.    NOTWITHSTANDING
THE  FOREGOING PROVISIONS, ANY OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THE NEW YORK STATE
ASSOCIATION OF TOWN SUPERINTENDENTS OF  HIGHWAYS,  INC.,  THE  NEW  YORK
STATE SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION, THE NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUN-
TIES,  THE  ASSOCIATION  OF TOWNS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE NEW YORK
CONFERENCE OF MAYORS AND OTHER MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS, OR ANY SCHOOL  BOARD
ASSOCIATION,  FIRST EMPLOYED ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAP-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11781-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S5936A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8211A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§31 & 609, R & SS L

S5936A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits participation by employees of the New York state association of town superintendents of highways, inc., the New York state school boards association, the New York state association of counties, the association of towns of the state of New York, the New York conference of mayors and other municipal officials, or any school board association in the retirement system.

S5936A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5936A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5936--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MAZIARZ, LIBOUS, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --
  recommitted to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions in  accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- 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
  participation by public or quasi-public organizations in  the  retire-
  ment system

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 31 of the  retirement  and  social
security  law, as amended by chapter 379 of the laws of 1989, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. Any public or quasi-public organization created wholly or partly or
deriving its powers by the legislature of the state and which  organiza-
tion employs persons engaged in service to the public or any state agen-
cy  as defined in section fifty-three-a of the state finance law, or the
New York state association of town superintendents of highways, inc.  or
any  school  board  association,  by  resolution  legally adopted by its
governing body and approved by the comptroller, may elect  to  have  its
officers  and employees become eligible to participate in the retirement
system.  Acceptance of the officers and employees of  such  an  employer
for membership in the retirement system shall be optional with the comp-
troller.  If  he  shall  approve their participation, such organization,
except as specifically provided in this article to the  contrary,  shall
thereafter  be  treated  as  a participating employer. Any election made
pursuant to this subdivision by a  school  board  association  shall  be
applicable  to  current  employees of such association.  NOTWITHSTANDING
THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS, ANY OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THE NEW YORK  STATE
ASSOCIATION  OF  TOWN  SUPERINTENDENTS  OF  HIGHWAYS, INC., THE NEW YORK
STATE SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION, THE NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11781-07-4

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