senate Bill S8859

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 31, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2018 1st report cal.1403
May 29, 2018 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 30, 2018 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: May 30, 2018

excused (1)

S8859 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11066
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §604-d, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5900

S8859 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program; provides that members holding certain titles who due to their age at the time of enrollment in the age fifty-seven retirement program will not obtain twenty-five years of service credit and therefore will not be eligible for a refund of their additional member contributions shall not be required to make additional member contributions.

S8859 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8859 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8859

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 29, 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
  additional  member  contributions  for  certain  members under the age
  fifty-seven retirement program

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  1  of  subdivision  f  of section 604-d of the
retirement and social security law is amended by adding a  new  subpara-
graph (iv) to read as follows:
  (IV) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS PARA-
GRAPH,  A PARTICIPANT HOLDING THE TITLE OF CARPENTER, SUPERVISOR CARPEN-
TER, SHIP CARPENTER, SUPERVISOR  SHIP  CARPENTER,  RIGGER,  DOCKBUILDER,
SUPERVISOR  DOCKBUILDER  AND  GENERAL  SUPERVISOR  DOCKBUILDER  WHO IS A
PARTICIPANT IN THE AGE FIFTY-SEVEN RETIREMENT PROGRAM AND WHOSE AGE  AND
ALLOWABLE  SERVICE ARE SUCH THAT HE OR SHE COULD NOT POSSIBLY BE ABLE TO
ACCUMULATE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE BY THE TIME HE  OR  SHE
REACHES  AGE  FIFTY-SEVEN,  SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO MAKE THE ADDITIONAL
MEMBER CONTRIBUTION PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH  (II)  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH.
ANY  PARTICIPANT  IN THE TITLES LISTED IN THIS SUBPARAGRAPH WHO HAS MADE
ADDITIONAL MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH  (II)  OF  THIS
PARAGRAPH  PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF TWO
THOUSAND SEVENTEEN THAT ADDED THIS SUBPARAGRAPH SHALL RECEIVE  A  REFUND
OF  THE  EMPLOYEE  PORTION  OF SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS PLUS INTEREST PROVIDED
THAT THEIR AGE AND ALLOWABLE SERVICE ARE SUCH THAT HE OR SHE  COULD  NOT
POSSIBLY  BE ABLE TO ACCUMULATE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE BY
THE TIME HE OR SHE REACHES AGE FIFTY-SEVEN.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  SUMMARY OF BILL:  This  proposed  legislation  would  amend  New  York
Retirement  and  Social Security Law (RSSL) Section 604-d to exempt from
the physically taxing provisions certain Tier 4  carpenter  titles,  who
are  participants  in  the  New  York  City Employees' Retirement System
(NYCERS) or the Board of Education Retirement System of the City of  New

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

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