|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2014||committed to rules|
|Jun 03, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 02, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 29, 2014||1st report cal.1039|
|May 12, 2014||referred to cities|
senate Bill S7326
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7326 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7326 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7326 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the retirement and social security law, in relation to the disability benefits of members of the New York city police pension fund PURPOSE: Provides equal disability benefits to all police officers in New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Extends Tier 2 Disability benefits to certain police officers in Tier 3 of the retirement system within the city of New York. JUSTIFICATION: In 2009 Governor Patterson vetoed a Tier 2 extension bill for all New York State Police and Fire pension members. Shortly thereafter most of the State Police and Fire unions negotiated with management and agreed to a Tier 5 benefit plan. The Mayor of New York City would not agree to the same benefits resulting in no new pension plan agreement covering New York City Police and Fire members. This inability to get a new pension plan resulted in New York City Police and Fire members defaulting into the original Tier 3 pension plan. This Plan grants very limited disability benefits, only 50% of pay which is reduced by 50% of a social security benefit. Both Tier 2, which covers approximately 75% of the current New York City Police force and Tier 5 which covers all the new police hires in the
S7326 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7326 I N S E N A T E May 12, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the retirement and social security law, in relation to the disability benefits of members of the New York city police pension fund THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions a and b of section 13-254 of the administra- tive code of the city of New York, subdivision a as amended by chapter 438 of the laws of 1986, are amended to read as follows: a. Once each year the board may, and upon his or her application shall, require any disability pensioner, under the minimum age or period for service retirement elected by him or her, OR ANY DISABILITY PENSION- ER RETIRED PURSUANT TO SECTION FIVE HUNDRED SIX OR FIVE HUNDRED SEVEN OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW, AND WHO IS UNDER EARLY RETIRE- MENT AGE AS DEFINED IN SECTION FIVE HUNDRED ONE OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW FOR POLICE/FIRE MEMBERS to undergo medical examina- tion. Such examination shall be made at the place of residence of such beneficiary or other place mutually agreed upon. Upon the completion of such examination the medical board shall report and certify to the board whether such beneficiary is or is not totally or partially incapacitated physically or mentally and whether he or she is or is not engaged in or able to engage in a gainful occupation. If the board concurs in a report by the medical board that such beneficiary is able to engage in a gain- ful occupation, he or she shall certify the name of such beneficiary to the appropriate civil service commission, state or municipal, and such commission shall place his or her name as a preferred eligible on such appropriate lists of candidates as are prepared for appointment to posi- tions for which he or she is stated to be qualified. Should such benefi- ciary be engaged in a gainful occupation, or should he or she be offered city-service as a result of the placing of his or her name on a civil service list, such board shall reduce the amount of his or her disabili- ty pension and his or her pension-for-increased-take-home-pay, if any, to an amount which, when added to that then earned by him or her, or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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