Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 06, 2015||
opinion referred to judiciary
|Apr 20, 2015||
to attorney-general for opinion
|Mar 31, 2015||
referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.318
|Mar 30, 2015||
referred to finance
Senate Bill S4611
2015-2016 Legislative Session
There are no sponsors of this bill.
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S4611 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-S4611 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4611 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 30, 2015 ___________ Introduced by BUDGET BILL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 7 of article 5 of the constitution, in relation to forfeiture of pension rights or retirement benefits upon conviction of a felony related to public employment Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 7 of arti- cle 5 of the constitution be amended to read as follows: S 7. After July first, nineteen hundred forty, membership in any pension or retirement system of the state or of a civil division thereof shall be a contractual relationship, the benefits of which shall not be diminished or impaired. A PUBLIC OFFICIAL WHO IS A MEMBER OF A PENSION OR RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO IS CONVICTED OF A FELONY RELATED TO PUBLIC OFFICE SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE WILFULLY BREACHED SUCH CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP REGARDLESS OF WHEN SUCH RELATIONSHIP WAS ESTABLISHED. AS A RESULT OF SUCH BREACH, ALL BENEFITS, RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES HE OR SHE MAY HAVE UNDER SUCH PENSION OR RETIREMENT SYSTEM REGARDLESS OF WHEN SUCH RIGHTS OR PRIVILEGES ACCRUED OR VESTED, SHALL BE SUBJECT TO FORFEITURE AS MAY BE PROVIDED BY LAW. THE LEGISLATURE SHALL ENACT LEGISLATION TO IMPLEMENT THIS AMENDMENT TAKING INTO ACCOUNT INTERESTS OF JUSTICE. S 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the next succeeding general election of members of the assembly, and, in conformity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be published for 3 months previous to the time of such election. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD89094-01-5
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