senate Bill S5484

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to pension benefits of widows or widowers of sanitation workers

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 13, 2017 signed chap.457
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.600
substituted for a7185a
Jun 19, 2017 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Jun 05, 2017 amended on third reading 5484a
Apr 26, 2017 advanced to third reading
Apr 25, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 24, 2017 1st report cal.568
Mar 31, 2017 referred to civil service and pensions

S5484 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7185
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§501 & 601, R & SS L; amd §208-f, Gen Muni L

S5484 - Summary

Relates to pension benefits of widows or widowers of sanitation workers; defines eligible beneficiary of a NYC uniformed sanitation revised plan member.

S5484 - Sponsor Memo

S5484 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5484

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 31, 2017
                               ___________

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 and  the  general
  municipal  law,  in relation to pension benefits of widows or widowers
  of sanitation workers

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 7 of section 501 of the retirement and social
security law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  7.  "Eligible  beneficiary"  for  the purposes of section five hundred
nine of this article shall mean the  following  persons  or  classes  of
persons  in  the  order  set  forth:  (a) a surviving spouse who has not
renounced survivorship rights in a separation  agreement,  until  remar-
riage,  (b)  surviving  children  until  age  twenty-five, (c) dependent
parents, determined under regulations promulgated  by  the  comptroller,
(d)  any  other person who qualified as a dependent on the final federal
income tax return of the member or the return filed in  the  year  imme-
diately  preceding  the year of death, until such person reaches twenty-
one years of age [and], (e) with respect to members of the New York city
employees' retirement system (other  than  a  New  York  city  uniformed
correction/sanitation  revised  plan  member  or an investigator revised
plan member) and the board of education retirement system of the city of
New York, a person whom the member shall have nominated in the form of a
written designation, duly acknowledged and filed with the  head  of  the
retirement  system for the purpose of section five hundred eight of this
article. In the event that a class of eligible beneficiaries consists of
more than one person,  benefits  shall  be  divided  equally  among  the
persons in such class. For the purposes of section five hundred eight of
this  article  the term "eligible beneficiary" shall mean such person as
the member shall have nominated to receive the benefits provided in this

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

Co-Sponsors

S5484A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7185
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§501 & 601, R & SS L; amd §208-f, Gen Muni L

S5484A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to pension benefits of widows or widowers of sanitation workers; defines eligible beneficiary of a NYC uniformed sanitation revised plan member.

S5484A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5484A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5484--A
    Cal. No. 568

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 31, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law and the general
  municipal law, in relation to pension benefits of widows  or  widowers
  of sanitation workers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section 501 of the retirement  and  social
security  law,  as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012, is amended
to read as follows:
  7. "Eligible beneficiary" for the purposes  of  section  five  hundred
nine  of  this  article  shall  mean the following persons or classes of
persons in the order set forth: (a)  a  surviving  spouse  who  has  not
renounced  survivorship  rights  in a separation agreement, until remar-
riage, (b) surviving  children  until  age  twenty-five,  (c)  dependent
parents,  determined  under  regulations promulgated by the comptroller,
(d) any other person who qualified as a dependent on the  final  federal
income  tax  return  of the member or the return filed in the year imme-
diately preceding the year of death, until such person  reaches  twenty-
one years of age [and], (e) with respect to members of the New York city
employees'  retirement  system  (other  than  a  New York city uniformed
correction/sanitation revised plan member  or  an  investigator  revised
plan member) and the board of education retirement system of the city of
New York, a person whom the member shall have nominated in the form of a
written  designation,  duly  acknowledged and filed with the head of the
retirement system for the purpose of section five hundred eight of  this
article. In the event that a class of eligible beneficiaries consists of
more  than  one  person,  benefits  shall  be  divided equally among the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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