assembly Bill A10639

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides temporary retirement incentive for certain public employees

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Jun 10, 2016 referred to governmental employees

A10639 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7354, S5640
2019-2020: A7449
2021-2022: A6486

A10639 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an age 55/25 temporary retirement incentive for certain public employees.

A10639 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 10, 2016

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Ramos) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Employees

AN ACT to provide temporary  retirement  incentive  for  certain  public


  Section 1. This act enacts into law  components  of  legislation  that
would  establish an age 55/25 temporary retirement incentive for certain
public employees.
  S 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds and declares that the
retirement benefit for certain public employees who are above age 55 and
with 25 years of service provided for in this act is intended only to be
temporary in nature for employees who are eligible to receive and quali-
fy for the applicable benefit during the applicable time periods  speci-
fied  in  this  act.  Further, nothing in this act shall be construed to
create an expectation of a future or continuing retirement  benefit  for
any  public  employee who is not eligible to receive and qualify for the
retirement benefits herein during the applicable time periods.
  S 3. Definitions. As used in this  act,  unless  the  context  clearly
requires otherwise:
  (a)  "Retirement system" means the New York state teachers' retirement
  (b) "Teachers' retirement system" means the New York  state  teachers'
retirement system.
  (c)  "Educational  employer" means a participating employer which is a
school district, a board of cooperative educational  services,  a  voca-
tional education and extension board, an institution for the instruction
of the deaf and of the blind as enumerated in section 4201 of the educa-
tion law, or a school district as enumerated in section 1 of chapter 566
of the laws of 1967, as amended.
  (d)  "Eligible  employee" means a person who is a member of the teach-
ers' retirement system, who is an employee of an  educational  employer,
who holds a position represented by the recognized collective bargaining
units affiliated with the New York state united teachers employee organ-

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