senate Bill S1612

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the reimbursement for medicare charges

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 16, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to civil service and pensions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2017 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 01, 2017 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2017 1st report cal.609
Feb 06, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 10, 2017 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Jan 16, 2018 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S1612
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Jan 16, 2018

Apr 25, 2017 - Finance committee Vote

S1612
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
3
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 6, 2017 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S1612
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Feb 6, 2017

excused (1)

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S1612 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2000
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §167-a, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6664, A9369
2015-2016: S1995, A4190
2019-2020: S2050, A3617

S1612 (ACTIVE) - 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.

S1612 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1612 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1612

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GOLDEN, BRESLIN, MARCHIONE -- 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:
  § 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

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

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