senate Bill S8950

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Allows retired state police officers to serve as police officers for local police departments without diminution of retirement benefits

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Jun 07, 2018 referred to rules

S8950 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§211 & 212, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1881

S8950 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows retired state police officers to serve as police officers for local police departments without diminution of retirement benefits; empowers the superintendent of state police to approve such service.

S8950 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8950 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8950

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  allowing retired state police officers to serve as police officers for
  local police departments without diminution of retirement benefits

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 7 of paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section
211 of the retirement and social security law, as amended by chapter 840
of the laws of 1983, is amended and a new subparagraph  8  is  added  to
read as follows:
  (7)  the  chief  administrator  of  the courts if such person is to be
employed in a judicial or nonjudicial  position  in  the  unified  court
system[.]; OR
  (8)  THE  SUPERINTENDENT  OF  STATE POLICE, IF SUCH PERSON IS A FORMER
STATE POLICE OFFICER TO BE EMPLOYED AS A  POLICE  OFFICER  FOR  A  LOCAL
POLICE DEPARTMENT.
  §  2. Section 211 of the retirement and social security law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9. FOR PURPOSES OF PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, A
RETIRED PERSON WHO SERVED AS A POLICE OFFICER FOR THE DIVISION OF  STATE
POLICE  IS NOT IN SERVICE OF A FORMER EMPLOYER IF SUCH RETIRED PERSON IS
SERVING AS A LOCAL  POLICE  OFFICER  AFTER  RETIREMENT  FROM  THE  STATE
POLICE.
  §  3. Section 212 of the retirement and social security law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS ONE AND TWO OF  THIS
SECTION,  THE  SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE POLICE MAY DETERMINE, PURSUANT TO
SECTION TWO HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THIS ARTICLE, THAT SUCH  EARNINGS  LIMITA-
TIONS  SHALL  NOT  APPLY TO A RETIRED STATE POLICE OFFICER EMPLOYED BY A
LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT AS A POLICE OFFICER.
  § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16192-01-8

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