assembly Bill A7847A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes Susan Gillinder, the widow of Robert C. Ritchie, to file a new service retirement application and election form with the New York state and local employees' retirement system

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2018 print number 7847a
Jan 23, 2018 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental employees
Jun 14, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
May 17, 2017 referred to governmental employees

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Multi-Sponsors

A7847 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5413
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A6337, S5210
2021-2022: S1607

A7847 - Summary

Authorizes Susan Gillinder, the widow of Robert C. Ritchie, to file a new service retirement application and an option election form on behalf of her deceased husband with the New York state and local employees' retirement system.

A7847 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7847

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRABENEC -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Employees

AN ACT to authorize Susan Gillinder, the widow of Robert C.  Ritchie, to
  file  a  new  service  retirement application and option election form
  with the New York state and  local  employees'  retirement  system  on
  behalf of such deceased member

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

  Section 1.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the  contra-
ry, Susan Gillinder, the widow of Robert C. Ritchie, who was a member of
the  New  York  state  and  local employees' retirement system, who died
after he filed for retirement but prior to his selected retirement date,
shall be authorized to file a new service retirement application and  an
option  election  form  on  behalf  of her deceased husband with a joint
allowance full option, if, within one year from the  effective  date  of
this  act, she shall submit a request therefor to the state comptroller.
In addition, his date of retirement shall be deemed to have been  August
15,  2016.  Once such application is received, any rights or benefits to
the pre-retirement ordinary death benefit payable upon the  death  of  a
member  in  service pursuant to section 448 of the retirement and social
security law shall be waived. Any amounts paid by the New York state and
local employees' retirement system as the result of the death of  Robert
C.   Ritchie prior to the filing of the request for a service retirement
benefit pursuant to this section shall  be  deducted  from  the  service
retirement benefit payable thereafter.
  §  2.  Any additional costs for this act shall be paid by the state of
New York.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE. -- Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill will deem deceased member  Robert  C.  Ritchie  eligible  to
receive a service retirement benefit effective on August 15, 2016. Susan

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

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A7847A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5413
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A6337, S5210
2021-2022: S1607

A7847A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes Susan Gillinder, the widow of Robert C. Ritchie, to file a new service retirement application and an option election form on behalf of her deceased husband with the New York state and local employees' retirement system.

A7847A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7847--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRABENEC, LAWRENCE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A.  CROUCH  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental
  Employees -- recommitted to the Committee on Governmental Employees in
  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to authorize Susan Gillinder, the widow of Robert C.  Ritchie, to
  file a new service retirement application  and  option  election  form
  with  the  New  York  state  and local employees' retirement system on
  behalf of such deceased member

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contra-
ry, Susan Gillinder, the widow of Robert C. Ritchie, who was a member of
the New York state and local  employees'  retirement  system,  who  died
after he filed for retirement but prior to his selected retirement date,
shall  be authorized to file a new service retirement application and an
option election form on behalf of her  deceased  husband  with  a  joint
allowance  full  option,  if, within one year from the effective date of
this act, she shall submit a request therefor to the state  comptroller.
In  addition, his date of retirement shall be deemed to have been August
15, 2016. Once such application is received, any rights or  benefits  to
the  pre-retirement  ordinary  death benefit payable upon the death of a
member in service pursuant to section 448 of the retirement  and  social
security law shall be waived. Any amounts paid by the New York state and
local  employees' retirement system as the result of the death of Robert
C.  Ritchie prior to the filing of the request for a service  retirement
benefit  pursuant  to  this  section  shall be deducted from the service
retirement benefit payable thereafter.
  § 2. Any additional costs for this act shall be paid by the  state  of
New York.

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