assembly Bill A4061

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to defining the terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the freedom of information law

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Jul 20, 2020 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.159
returned to assembly
died in senate
Mar 12, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 28, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.80
Feb 27, 2019 reported
Jan 31, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A4061 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7021
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§86 & 89, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9461
2013-2014: A5171
2015-2016: A3149
2017-2018: A3306
2021-2022: A5469, S190

A4061 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to defining the terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the freedom of information law.

A4061 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4061

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  GLICK, GALEF,
  ABINANTI, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public officers law, in relation to defining the
  terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the  freedom  of  information
  law

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

  Section 1. Section 86 of the public officers law is amended by  adding
two new subdivisions 6 and 7 to read as follows:
  6.  "RETIREE"  MEANS  A  FORMER  OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF AN AGENCY, THE
STATE LEGISLATURE, OR THE JUDICIARY WHO WAS A MEMBER OF A PUBLIC RETIRE-
MENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN  SUBDIVISION  TWEN-
TY-THREE  OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED ONE OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECU-
RITY LAW AND IS RECEIVING, OR ENTITLED TO RECEIVE, A BENEFIT  FROM  SUCH
PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
  7. "BENEFICIARY" MEANS A PERSON DESIGNATED BY A MEMBER OR RETIREE OF A
PUBLIC  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM  OF  THE STATE TO RECEIVE RETIREMENT OR DEATH
BENEFITS FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF THE MEMBER OR RETIREE.
  § 2. Subdivision 7 of section 89 of the public officers law, as  added
by chapter 783 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
  7.  Nothing  in  this article shall require the disclosure of the home
address of an officer or employee, former officer or employee, or  of  a
retiree of a public [employees'] retirement system OF THE STATE, AS SUCH
TERM  IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-THREE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED ONE
OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW; nor shall  anything  in  this
article  require the disclosure of the name or home address of a benefi-
ciary of a public [employees'] retirement system OF THE STATE,  AS  SUCH
TERM  IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-THREE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED ONE
OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL  SECURITY  LAW,  or  of  an  applicant  for
appointment to public employment; provided however, that nothing in this

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