assembly Bill A7553B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the beneficiaries of a member of the state and local employees' retirement system who died after filing a retirement application to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 25, 2020 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 13, 2020 print number 7553b
Feb 13, 2020 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental employees
Jun 14, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 12, 2019 print number 7553a
Jun 12, 2019 amend and recommit to governmental employees
May 09, 2019 referred to governmental employees

A7553 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5763
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A6858, S4411

A7553 - Summary

Authorizes the beneficiaries of a member of the state and local employees' retirement system who died after filing a retirement application to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit.

A7553 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7553

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 9, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  authorizing  the  beneficiaries  of  a  member  of the state and local
  employees' retirement system who die after filing a retirement  appli-
  cation to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 70 of the  retirement  and  social
security  law, as amended by chapter 375 of the laws of 2011, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. Any member may retire if he or she shall have attained at least the
minimum retirement age while in service as a member, or while in federal
service, or in the service of the United Nations or other  international
organizations  of  which  the  United  States  is  a member, as a member
continued pursuant to paragraph one of subdivision f of section forty of
this article, or while entitled to make application for a vested retire-
ment allowance pursuant to section seventy-six of this title.  Any  such
member desiring to retire shall execute and file with the comptroller an
application  for  retirement,  which shall specify the effective date of
his or her retirement, which shall be not less  than  fifteen  nor  more
than  ninety  days subsequent to such date of filing. An application for
service retirement, filed hereunder in accordance with the provisions of
subdivision c of section sixty-two or subdivision f  of  section  sixty-
three  of  this  article,  shall  be  processed  in  the regular manner,
provided that if the application filed  simultaneously  therewith  under
either  of  such  subdivisions  is  granted,  then and in that event the
retirement allowance granted in accordance with the provisions  of  this
section  shall  be  appropriately  adjusted.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW, ANY MEMBER WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE AND WHO HAS  DIED
WHILE  IN  ACTIVE  SERVICE, AND WHO HAS FILED AN APPLICATION FOR SERVICE

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

Co-Sponsors

A7553A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5763
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A6858, S4411

A7553A - Summary

Authorizes the beneficiaries of a member of the state and local employees' retirement system who died after filing a retirement application to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit.

A7553A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7553--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental  Employees  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  authorizing  the  beneficiaries  of  a  member  of the state and local
  employees' retirement system who die after filing a retirement  appli-
  cation to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 70 of the  retirement  and  social
security  law, as amended by chapter 375 of the laws of 2011, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. Any member may retire if he or she shall have attained at least the
minimum retirement age while in service as a member, or while in federal
service, or in the service of the United Nations or other  international
organizations  of  which  the  United  States  is  a member, as a member
continued pursuant to paragraph one of subdivision f of section forty of
this article, or while entitled to make application for a vested retire-
ment allowance pursuant to section seventy-six of this title.  Any  such
member desiring to retire shall execute and file with the comptroller an
application  for  retirement,  which shall specify the effective date of
his or her retirement, which shall be not less  than  fifteen  nor  more
than  ninety  days subsequent to such date of filing. An application for
service retirement, filed hereunder in accordance with the provisions of
subdivision c of section sixty-two or subdivision f  of  section  sixty-
three  of  this  article,  shall  be  processed  in  the regular manner,
provided that if the application filed  simultaneously  therewith  under
either  of  such  subdivisions  is  granted,  then and in that event the
retirement allowance granted in accordance with the provisions  of  this
section  shall  be  appropriately  adjusted.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW, FOR ANY MEMBER WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE AND  WHO  HAS
DIED  WHILE  IN  ACTIVE  SERVICE,  AND  WHO HAS FILED AN APPLICATION FOR
SERVICE RETIREMENT LESS THAN THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO  DEATH,  THE  MEMBER'S

Co-Sponsors

A7553B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5763
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A6858, S4411

A7553B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the beneficiaries of a member of the state and local employees' retirement system who died after filing a retirement application to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit.

A7553B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7553--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, BRABENEC -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Governmental Employees -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Governmental  Employees  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
  authorizing the beneficiaries of a  member  of  the  state  and  local
  employees'  retirement system who die after filing a retirement appli-
  cation to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  a of section 70 of the retirement and social
security law, as amended by chapter 375 of the laws of 2011, is  amended
to read as follows:
  a. Any member may retire if he or she shall have attained at least the
minimum retirement age while in service as a member, or while in federal
service,  or in the service of the United Nations or other international
organizations of which the United  States  is  a  member,  as  a  member
continued pursuant to paragraph one of subdivision f of section forty of
this article, or while entitled to make application for a vested retire-
ment  allowance  pursuant to section seventy-six of this title. Any such
member desiring to retire shall execute and file with the comptroller an
application for retirement, which shall specify the  effective  date  of
his  or  her  retirement,  which shall be not less than fifteen nor more
than ninety days subsequent to such date of filing. An  application  for
service retirement, filed hereunder in accordance with the provisions of
subdivision  c  of  section sixty-two or subdivision f of section sixty-
three of this  article,  shall  be  processed  in  the  regular  manner,
provided  that  if  the application filed simultaneously therewith under

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