senate Bill S5043

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes Peter G. LaSala, a police officer in the village of Potsdam, in the county of St. Lawrence, to elect to participate in an optional 20 year retirement program

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6529 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 21, 2017 signed chap.186
Aug 09, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1333
substituted for s5043
Jun 15, 2017 substituted by a6529
Jun 05, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2017 1st report cal.1333
Mar 06, 2017 referred to civil service and pensions

S5043 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S5043 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes Peter G. LaSala, a police officer in the village of Potsdam, in the county of St. Lawrence, to elect to participate in an optional 20 year retirement program.

S5043 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5043 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2017

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to authorize Peter G. LaSala  to  elect  to  participate  in  the
  optional  twenty-year  retirement plan for police officers employed by
  the village of Potsdam in the county of St. Lawrence


  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
the  village  of Potsdam, in the county of St. Lawrence, a participating
employer in the New York state and  local  police  and  fire  retirement
system,  which  previously  elected  to  offer  the optional twenty-year
retirement plan, established pursuant to section 384-d of the retirement
and social security law, to police officers employed by such village, is
hereby authorized to make participation in such plan available to  Peter
G.  LaSala,  a police officer employed by such village, who, for reasons
not ascribable to his own negligence, failed to make a  timely  applica-
tion to participate in such optional twenty-year retirement plan. There-
after,  Peter  G.  LaSala  may  elect to be covered by the provisions of
section 384-d of the retirement and social security law,  and  shall  be
entitled  to the full rights and benefits associated with coverage under
such section as well as section 384-e of such law, by filing  a  request
to  that  effect  with  the  state comptroller on or before December 31,
  §  2.  All  past  service  costs  associated  with  implementing   the
provisions  of this act shall be borne by the village of Potsdam and may
be amortized over a period of ten years.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.-- Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill will allow the Village of Potsdam to reopen  the  provisions
of  Sections  34-d, along with 384-e for police officer Peter LaSala. He
is the only member that will be affected.

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


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