assembly Bill A10051

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to disability retirement benefits for sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, undersheriffs and correction officers in Nassau County

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Mar 06, 2020 referred to governmental employees

A10051 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7920
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §607-c, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5329, S3949
2017-2018: A7134, A9010, S5130, S7140
2021-2022: A7342, S6710

A10051 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to disability retirement benefits for sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, undersheriffs and correction officers in Nassau County.

A10051 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10051

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Employees

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
  disability retirement benefits for sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, undersh-
  eriffs, and correction officers in Nassau county

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

  Section  1. Section 607-c of the retirement and social security law is
amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:
  G. ANY SHERIFF, DEPUTY SHERIFF, UNDERSHERIFF, OR CORRECTION OFFICER AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION A OF SECTION SIXTY-THREE-B OF THIS  CHAPTER,  AND
WHO  IS  EMPLOYED  IN  NASSAU COUNTY, WHO BECOMES PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY
INCAPACITATED FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES AS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE
RESULT OF AN INJURY, SUSTAINED IN THE PERFORMANCE OR DISCHARGE OF HIS OR
HER DUTIES BY, OR AS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN  INTENTIONAL
OR  RECKLESS  ACT  OF ANY CIVILIAN VISITING, OR OTHERWISE PRESENT AT, AN
INSTITUTION UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF SUCH COUNTY WHERE SUCH INJURY  WAS
SUSTAINED  AND  DOCUMENTED AFTER THE ENACTMENT OF THIS SECTION, SHALL BE
PAID A PERFORMANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE EQUAL TO THAT
WHICH IS PROVIDED IN SECTION SIXTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER, SUBJECT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS  CHAPTER.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
OTHER  PROVISION  OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NONE OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
SUBDIVISION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO SECTION TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER.
  §  2.  All  past  service  costs  associated  with  implementing   the
provisions  of this act will be borne by Nassau county, and may be amor-
tized over a ten year period.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill will allow any Tier 3, 4,  5  or  6  sheriff,  undersheriff,
deputy  sheriff,  or  correction  officer  employed  by Nassau County to
become eligible to receive a performance of  duty  benefit  due  to  the
intentional  or reckless act of a civilian visiting an institution under
the jurisdiction of such county. The benefit will be 75% of final  aver-
age  salary  less  workers'  compensation. Currently, to be eligible for

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