senate Bill S1995

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the reimbursement for medicare charges

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2016 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2016 1st report cal.1385
Jan 25, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to civil service and pensions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2015 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1442
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 09, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 21, 2015 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Jun 2, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S1995
34
1
committee
34
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 25, 2016 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S1995
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2016

aye wr (1)

Jun 10, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S1995
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2015 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S1995
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2015

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

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S1995 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4190
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §167-a, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6664, A9369

S1995 - Summary

Amends supplementary medical insurance benefits reimbursement amount to include additional charges other than the premium charge; defines health benefit plan of supplementary medical insurance benefits.

S1995 - Sponsor Memo

S1995 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1995

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2015
                               ___________

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 civil service law, in relation to reimbursement  for
  medicare charges

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

  Section 1. Section 167-a of the  civil  service  law,  as  amended  by
section  1  of  part  I of chapter 55 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
read as follows:
  S 167-a. Reimbursement for medicare [premium] charges. Upon  exclusion
from  the  coverage  of the health benefit plan of supplementary medical
insurance benefits for which an active or retired employee or a  depend-
ent covered by the health benefit plan is or would be eligible under the
federal  old-age,  survivors and disability insurance program, an amount
equal to the premium charge AND ANY OTHER ADDITIONAL  CHARGES  for  such
supplementary  medical  insurance  benefits  for  such active or retired
employee and his or her dependents, if any, shall be paid monthly or  at
other  intervals  to  such  active  or  retired employee from the health
insurance fund. Where appropriate, such  amount  may  be  deducted  from
contributions  payable  by  the  employee  or retired employee; or where
appropriate in the case of a retired  employee  receiving  a  retirement
allowance,  such  amount  may  be  included  with payments of his or her
retirement allowance. All state employer, employee, retired employee and
dependent contributions to the health insurance fund, including contrib-
utions from public authorities, public  benefit  corporations  or  other
quasi-public  organizations  of  the state eligible for participation in
the health benefit plan as authorized by subdivision two of section  one
hundred  sixty-three  of this article, shall be adjusted as necessary to
cover the cost of reimbursing federal old-age, survivors and  disability
insurance program premium charges under this section. This cost shall be
included  in  the  calculation  of  premium  or subscription charges for

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00953-01-5

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