senate Bill S7704

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to age and service eligibility requirements for ordinary retirement for members of the unified court system

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9910 - Vetoed by Governor


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (12)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 07, 2018 tabled
vetoed memo.290
Nov 26, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1767
substituted for s7704
Jun 13, 2018 substituted by a9910
ordered to third reading cal.1767
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 27, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Feb 09, 2018 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

view votes

Jun 13, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S7704
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Rules committee vote details

Feb 27, 2018 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S7704
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Civil Service and Pensions committee vote details

Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2018

S7704 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9910
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§503, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6936, A9440
2019-2020: S3659, A5940

S7704 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to age and service eligibility requirements for ordinary retirement for members of the unified court system; restores 55/30 for all members and reduces the retirement age from 63 to 62.

S7704 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7704 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7704

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2018
                               ___________

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, in  relation  to
  eligibility for retirement benefits for certain members of the unified
  court system

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 503 of the retirement  and  social
security  law,  as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. The normal service retirement benefit  specified  in  section  five
hundred  four of this article shall be payable to general members, other
than elective members, who have met  the  minimum  service  requirements
upon  retirement  and  attainment of age sixty-two, provided, however, a
general member who is a peace officer  employed  by  the  unified  court
system  or  a member of a teachers' retirement system may retire without
reduction of his or her retirement benefit upon attainment of  at  least
fifty-five  years  of  age  and  completion  of  thirty or more years of
service. For members who become members of the New York state and  local
employees'  retirement  system  on  or  after  April first, two thousand
twelve, the normal service retirement benefits specified in section five
hundred four of this article shall be payable to general members,  other
than  elective  members,  who  have met the minimum service requirements
upon retirement and attainment of  age  sixty-three;  PROVIDED  THAT,  A
MEMBER  WHO  IS A PEACE OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM MAY
RETIRE WITHOUT REDUCTION OF HIS OR HER RETIREMENT BENEFIT  UPON  ATTAIN-
MENT  OF  AT  LEAST  FIFTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND COMPLETION OF THIRTY OR
MORE YEARS OF SERVICE.
  § 2. Subdivisions a and a-1 of  section  603  of  the  retirement  and
social  security  law,  subdivision  a as amended and subdivision a-1 as
added by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
  a. The service retirement benefit specified  in  section  six  hundred
four  of this article shall be payable to members who have met the mini-
mum service requirements upon retirement and attainment  of  age  sixty-

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

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.