|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 14, 2014||referred to local government|
senate Bill S6316
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6316 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- General Municipal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§219-d, 219-k & 219-l, Gen Muni L
S6316 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6316 I N S E N A T E January 14, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ZELDIN, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to service award programs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 8 of section 219-d of the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 514 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows: (b) The entitlement age, the number of years of ambulance service required to obtain a nonforfeitable right to a service award, and the activities for which points shall be granted toward a year of ambulance service may be changed by resolution adopted by the affirmative vote of at least sixty percent of the governing board of the sponsor without referendum; PROVIDED, THAT, CONSISTENT WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVI- SION THREE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETEEN-M OF THIS CHAPTER, IF THE EFFECT OF THE AMENDMENT IS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF POINTS GRANTED FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE ACTIVITY, DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF AN ACTIVITY REQUIRED TO EARN THE POINTS GRANTED FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE ACTIVITY, OR BOTH, SUCH AMENDMENT SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A MANDATORY REFERENDUM. ANY AMENDMENT TO A SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM SHALL ONLY TAKE EFFECT AS OF THE FIRST OF JANUARY NEXT SUCCEEDING COMPLETION OF THE PROCEEDINGS REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENT AND SHALL ONLY APPLY PROSPECTIVELY. S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 219-k of the general municipal law, as added by chapter 558 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows: 3. ["Entitlement age" means age sixty-five and, except in the case of disability or death, shall be the earliest age at which a participant who has a nonforfeitable right to a service award is entitled to apply for and begin receiving a service award.] "ENTITLEMENT AGE" MEANS THE AGE DESIGNATED BY THE SPONSOR AT WHICH A PROGRAM PARTICIPANT IS ENTITLED TO BEGIN RECEIVING AN UNREDUCED SERVICE AWARD. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE ENTITLEMENT AGE UNDER A PROGRAM BE EARLIER THAN AGE FIFTY-FIVE NOR LATER THAN THE AGE AT WHICH THE PARTICIPANT CAN RECEIVE AN UNREDUCED BENEFIT UNDER TITLE II OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT (PUBLIC LAW 74-271 U.S.C. 306 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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