senate Bill S6757A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to accidental disability retirement for uniformed court officers and peace officers employed in the unified court system

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 vetoed memo.562
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.141
substituted for a7128b
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2014 amended on third reading 6757a
Apr 30, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 28, 2014 1st report cal.390
Mar 06, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Apr 28, 2014 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Apr 28, 2014

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Bill Amendments

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S6757 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7128B
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §605-a, R & SS L

S6757 - Summary

Provides that uniformed court officers and peace officers employed in the unified court system shall be entitled to accidental disability retirement if they sustain injuries as the result of a physical assault by an assailant suffered while in service.

S6757 - Sponsor Memo

S6757 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6757

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2014
                               ___________

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, in  relation  to
  accidental  disability  retirement  for  uniformed  court officers and
  peace officers employed in the unified court 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 605-a of the retirement and social
security  law, as amended by chapter 489 of the laws of 2008, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. A member employed as a uniformed court officer or peace officer  in
the  unified  court system shall be entitled to an accidental disability
retirement allowance if, at the time application therefor is filed, such
member is:
  1. Physically or mentally incapacitated for performance of duty as the
natural and proximate result of an accident, not caused by his own will-
ful negligence, sustained in such service and while actually a member of
the retirement system; and
  2. Actually in service upon which his  or  her  membership  is  based.
However,  in  a  case where a member is discontinued from service subse-
quent to the accident, either voluntarily or involuntarily, and provided
that the member meets the requirements of paragraph one of this subdivi-
sion, application may be made either (a) by a  vested  member  incapaci-
tated  as  the  result  of  a qualifying World Trade Center condition as
defined in section two of this chapter at any time,  or  (b)  not  later
than two years after the member is first discontinued from service.
  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  A  MEMBER WHO IS INJURED AS THE
RESULT OF A PHYSICAL ASSAULT BY AN ASSAILANT, SUFFERED WHILE IN  SERVICE
SHALL BE ENTITLED TO ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT UNLESS THE CONTRA-
RY CAN BE PROVEN BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE UNDER THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This  bill would allow Tier 3, 4, 5 and 6 uniformed court officers and
peace officers in the unified court system to be eligible for  an  acci-

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

S6757A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7128B
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §605-a, R & SS L

S6757A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that uniformed court officers and peace officers employed in the unified court system shall be entitled to accidental disability retirement if they sustain injuries as the result of a physical assault by an assailant suffered while in service.

S6757A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6757A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6757--A
    Cal. No. 390

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a 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
  accidental disability retirement  for  uniformed  court  officers  and
  peace officers employed in the unified court 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 605-a of the retirement and social
security law, as amended by chapter 489 of the laws of 2008, is  amended
to read as follows:
  a.  A member employed as a uniformed court officer or peace officer in
the unified court system shall be entitled to an  accidental  disability
retirement allowance if, at the time application therefor is filed, such
member is:
  1. Physically or mentally incapacitated for performance of duty as the
natural and proximate result of an accident, not caused by his own will-
ful negligence, sustained in such service and while actually a member of
the retirement system; and
  2.  Actually  in  service  upon  which his or her membership is based.
However, in a case where a member is discontinued  from  service  subse-
quent to the accident, either voluntarily or involuntarily, and provided
that the member meets the requirements of paragraph one of this subdivi-
sion,  application  may  be made either (a) by a vested member incapaci-
tated as the result of a qualifying  World  Trade  Center  condition  as
defined  in  section  two  of this chapter at any time, or (b) not later
than two years after the member is first discontinued from service.
  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, A  MEMBER  WHO  IS  INJURED  AS  THE
RESULT  OF A PHYSICAL ASSAULT BY AN ASSAILANT, SUFFERED WHILE IN SERVICE
SHALL BE ENTITLED TO ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT UNLESS THE CONTRA-
RY CAN BE PROVEN BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE UNDER THIS SECTION.

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

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