senate Bill S7717

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to benefits for participating employers in the New York state and local police and fire retirement system

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Jun 02, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions

S7717 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9542
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26 ยงยง1400 - 1402, R & SS L

S7717 - Summary

Relates to benefits for participating employers in the New York state and local police and fire retirement system.

S7717 - Sponsor Memo

S7717 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7717

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 2, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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
  creating  an  optional  twenty year retirement plan for certain police
  officers and firefighters who are members of the New  York  state  and
  local police and fire retirement system

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

  Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding
a new article 26 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26
                          BENEFIT ENHANCEMENTS
SECTION 1400. NON-CONTRIBUTORY BASIS.
        1401. COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
        1402. PAST SERVICE COSTS.
  S 1400. NON-CONTRIBUTORY BASIS. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS  OF
THIS  CHAPTER  OR ANY OTHER LAW TO THE CONTRARY A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER
IN THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM  MAY
ELECT  TO  PROVIDE  ITS EMPLOYEES WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE OPTIONAL TWENTY
YEAR RETIREMENT PLAN FOR POLICE AND FIREFIGHTERS ELIGIBILITY TO  PARTIC-
IPATE ON A NON-CONTRIBUTORY BASIS.
  (B)  NO  MEMBER  WHO  PARTICIPATES IN THIS NON-CONTRIBUTORY RETIREMENT
PLAN SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A REFUND OF PREVIOUS CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO THE
CONTRIBUTORY TWENTY YEAR RETIREMENT PLAN.
  S 1401. COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. A DEMAND IN COLLECTIVE BARGAINING NEGO-
TIATIONS FOR THE ADDITIONAL BENEFIT PROVIDED BY SECTION FOURTEEN HUNDRED
OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH  (B)
OR  (C)  OF  SUBDIVISION  FOUR  OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE OF THE CIVIL
SERVICE LAW, NOR SHALL SUCH DEMAND  BE  SUBJECT  TO  ANY  PROVISION  FOR
INTEREST ARBITRATION CONTAINED IN ANY LOCAL LAW, RESOLUTION OR ORDINANCE
ADOPTED  BY  ANY  GOVERNMENTAL  ENTITY  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION ONE OF
SECTION TWO HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.
  S 1402. PAST SERVICE COSTS. ANY PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER THAT ELECTS THE
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS PROVIDED BY THIS ARTICLE MAY ALSO ELECT TO  PAY  THE

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

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