senate Bill S4907

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 A6771 - 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
Oct 26, 2015 tabled
vetoed memo.209
Oct 14, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s4907
Jun 18, 2015 substituted by a6771a
May 20, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 19, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2015 1st report cal.697
Apr 23, 2015 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 18, 2015 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S4907
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committee
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: May 18, 2015

aye wr (1)

S4907 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6771
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง503, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9958

S4907 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to age and services 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.

S4907 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4907 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4907

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 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 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:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10454-01-5

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