senate Bill S7860B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of Newburgh, in the county of Orange, to offer police officer Samuel Kenan Jr. an optional 20 year retirement plan

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Jun 18, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1861
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 05, 2018 print number 7860b
Jun 05, 2018 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Apr 26, 2018 print number 7860a
Apr 26, 2018 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Mar 05, 2018 referred to civil service and pensions

S7860 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11122
Law Section:
Retirement

S7860 - Summary

Authorizes the city of Newburgh, in the county of Orange, to offer police officer Samuel Kenan Jr. an optional 20 year retirement plan.

S7860 - Sponsor Memo

S7860 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7860

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to authorize the city of Newburgh, in the county  of  Orange,  to
  offer an optional twenty year retirement plan to police officer Samuel
  Kenan Jr.

  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 contrary,
the city of Newburgh, in the county of Orange, 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 secu-
rity law, to police officers employed by such city, is hereby authorized
to make participation in such plan available  to  Samuel  Kenan  Jr.,  a
police officer who was previously employed by the city of Newburgh, who,
for reasons not ascribable to his own negligence failed to make a timely
application to participate in such optional twenty year retirement plan.
The  city of Newburgh may so elect by filing with the state comptroller,
within one year of the effective date of this act, a resolution  of  the
town  board together with certification that such police officer did not
bar himself from participation in such retirement plan as  a  result  of
his  own  negligence.  Thereafter,  such  police officer 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 while so employed, by filing
a request to that effect with  the  state  comptroller  within  eighteen
months of the effective date of this act.
  §   2.  All  past  service  costs  associated  with  implementing  the
provisions of this act shall be borne by the city of Newburgh.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill will allow the City of Newburgh to reopen the provisions  of
section  384-d  of  the  Retirement  and  Social Security Law for former
police officer Samuel Kenan Jr., who while an employee of the  city  was

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

S7860A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11122
Law Section:
Retirement

S7860A - Summary

Authorizes the city of Newburgh, in the county of Orange, to offer police officer Samuel Kenan Jr. an optional 20 year retirement plan.

S7860A - Sponsor Memo

S7860A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7860--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  authorize the city of Newburgh, in the county of Orange, to
  offer an optional twenty year retirement plan to police officer Samuel
  Kenan Jr.

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

  Section  1.  Samuel  Kenan  Jr.,  a  police officer who was previously
employed by the city of Newburgh, in the county of Orange, a participat-
ing employer in the New York state and local police and fire  retirement
system,  and  who  is  currently  employed by the city of Peekskill, for
reasons not ascribable to his own negligence failed  to  make  a  timely
application  to  participate in the optional twenty year retirement plan
established pursuant to section 384-d of the retirement and social secu-
rity law while employed by the city  of  Newburgh.  Notwithstanding  any
other provision of law to the contrary, upon the city of Newburgh filing
with  the  state  comptroller,  within one year of the effective date of
this act, a resolution of the city council together  with  certification
that  such police officer did not bar himself from participation in such
retirement plan as a result of his own negligence, such  police  officer
may  elect to be granted full credit in the special twenty year plan for
such service rendered with the city of Newburgh by filing a  request  to
that  effect  with  the  state comptroller within eighteen months of the
effective date of this act.
  §  2.  All  past  service  costs  associated  with  implementing   the
provisions  of  this  act  shall  be borne by the cities of Newburgh and
Peekskill. The city of Newburgh shall be responsible for twenty  percent
of  such  costs  and  the city of Peekskill shall be responsible for the
remaining eighty percent.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:

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

S7860B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11122
Law Section:
Retirement

S7860B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the city of Newburgh, in the county of Orange, to offer police officer Samuel Kenan Jr. an optional 20 year retirement plan.

S7860B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7860B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7860--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  authorize the city of Newburgh, in the county of Orange, to
  offer an optional twenty year retirement plan to police officer Samuel
  Kenan Jr.

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

  Section  1.  Samuel  Kenan  Jr.,  a  police officer who was previously
employed by the city of Newburgh, in the county of Orange, a participat-
ing employer in the New York state and local police and fire  retirement
system,  and  who  is  currently  employed by the city of Peekskill, for
reasons not ascribable to his own negligence failed  to  make  a  timely
application  to  participate in the optional twenty year retirement plan
established pursuant to section 384-d of the retirement and social secu-
rity law while employed by the city  of  Newburgh.  Notwithstanding  any
other provision of law to the contrary, upon the city of Newburgh filing
with  the  state  comptroller,  within one year of the effective date of
this act, a resolution of the city council together  with  certification
that  such police officer did not bar himself from participation in such
retirement plan as a result of his own negligence, such  police  officer
may  elect to be granted full credit in the special twenty year plan for
such service rendered with the city of Newburgh by filing a  request  to
that  effect  with  the  state comptroller within eighteen months of the
effective date of this act.
  § 2. All employer past service costs associated with implementing  the
provisions of this act shall be borne by the city of Newburgh and may be
amortized over a ten year period.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:

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

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