senate Bill S6936

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to age and service eligibility requirements for ordinary retirement for members of the unified court system

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9440 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 tabled
vetoed memo.245
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.553
substituted for s6936
Jun 16, 2016 substituted by a9440
May 03, 2016 advanced to third reading
Apr 12, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 11, 2016 1st report cal.553
Mar 08, 2016 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Apr 11, 2016 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S6936
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Apr 11, 2016

aye wr (3)

S6936 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9440
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง503, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S3670, S7704, A3332, A9910
2019-2020: S3659, S7813, A5940, A9910

S6936 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to age and service eligibility requirements for ordinary retirement for members of the unified court system; restores 55/30 for all members and reduces the retirement age from 63 to 62.

S6936 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6936 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6936

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2016
                               ___________

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 retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  eligibility for retirement benefits for certain members of the unified
  court system

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 503 of the retirement  and  social
security  law,  as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. The normal service retirement benefit  specified  in  section  five
hundred  four of this article shall be payable to general members, other
than elective members, who have met  the  minimum  service  requirements
upon  retirement  and  attainment of age sixty-two, provided, however, a
general member who is a peace officer  employed  by  the  unified  court
system  or  a member of a teachers' retirement system may retire without
reduction of his or her retirement benefit upon attainment of  at  least
fifty-five  years  of  age  and  completion  of  thirty or more years of
service. For members who become members of the New York state and  local
employees'  retirement  system  on  or  after  April first, two thousand
twelve, the normal service retirement benefits specified in section five
hundred four of this article shall be payable to general members,  other
than  elective  members,  who  have met the minimum service requirements
upon retirement and attainment of  age  sixty-three;  PROVIDED  THAT,  A
MEMBER  WHO  IS A PEACE OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM MAY
RETIRE WITHOUT REDUCTION OF HIS OR HER RETIREMENT BENEFIT  UPON  ATTAIN-
MENT  OF  AT  LEAST  FIFTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND COMPLETION OF THIRTY OR
MORE YEARS OF SERVICE.
  S 2. Subdivisions a and a-1 of  section  603  of  the  retirement  and
social  security  law,  subdivision  a as amended and subdivision a-1 as
added by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
  a. The service retirement benefit specified  in  section  six  hundred
four  of this article shall be payable to members who have met the mini-
mum service requirements upon retirement and attainment  of  age  sixty-

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

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