senate Bill S7780

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Grants retroactive eligibility to apply for enhanced Tier 3 status to former New York City police officer Mark Rivera

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2018 vetoed memo.362
Dec 18, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.484
substituted for a9943
Jun 14, 2018 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Mar 21, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 19, 2018 1st report cal.660
Feb 22, 2018 referred to civil service and pensions


S7780 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S7780 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants retroactive eligibility to apply for enhanced Tier 3 status to former New York City police officer Mark Rivera.

S7780 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7780 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 22, 2018

Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and

AN ACT  relating  to  granting  retroactive  eligibility  to  apply  for
  enhanced  Tier  3  status  to former New York City police officer Mark


  Section  1.  Notwithstanding  the provisions of any general or special
law, rule or regulation to the contrary, Mark Rivera who was  previously
employed  by the New York City police department as a police officer and
was a Tier 3 member of the Police Pension Fund at the time of his  death
on  March 21, 2015 shall be eligible to apply for membership in Enhanced
Tier 3, if within one year from the effective date of this act,  Abigail
Rivera,  the widow of Mark Rivera, shall file with the retirement system
an application for membership Enhanced Tier  3  of  the  Police  Pension
Fund,  and  Abigail  Rivera  may also file for any retirement options or
death benefits that would have been available to Mark Rivera if  he  had
been  a  member of Enhanced Tier 3 on the date of his death. Any amounts
paid by the police pension fund to Mark Rivera, his  estate  or  Abigail
Rivera  prior  to the filing of the application for benefits pursuant to
this act shall be deducted from the benefit payable thereafter.
  § 2. All costs pursuant to this act shall be borne by the City of  New
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  SUMMARY  OF  BILL:  The proposed legislation would permit Ms.  Rivera,
within one year of the effective date, to posthumously elect the Tier  3
Enhanced  Plan  on  behalf of her deceased husband, and to apply for any
benefits applicable to such Plan.
  Effective Date for this proposed legislation: Upon enactment.
  BACKGROUND - GENERAL: Mark Rivera died as a Tier 3 Revised  member  of
the  New  York  City Police Pension Fund (POLICE) on March 21, 2015. His

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


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