assembly Bill A7615A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a twenty-five year retirement plan for firefighters employed by the division of military and naval affairs

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S5286 - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.460
substituted for a7615a
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental employees
Jun 19, 2019 substituted by s5286
Jun 17, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.460
rules report cal.460
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 14, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
May 20, 2019 print number 7615a
May 20, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to governmental employees
May 14, 2019 referred to governmental employees

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5286
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 14, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S5286
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 14, 2019

excused (1)

A7615 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5286
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §89-x, amd §§445, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A6062, A9861, S4859, S8652

A7615 - Summary

Relates to establishing a twenty-five year retirement plan for firefighters employed by the division of military and naval affairs.

A7615 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7615

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 14, 2019
                               ___________

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
  equitable pensions for airport firefighters and  training  and  safety
  officers in New York state division of military and naval affairs

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

  Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding
a new section 89-x to read as follows:
  § 89-X. TWENTY-FIVE YEAR RETIREMENT PLAN FOR FIREFIGHTERS EMPLOYED  BY
THE  DIVISION  OF  MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS FIREFIGHTERS.  A. A MEMBER
WHO SERVES AS AN AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER APPRENTICE, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER  I,
AIRPORT  FIREFIGHTER II, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER III, OR TRAINING AND SAFETY
OFFICER AND IS EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION OF MILITARY  AND  NAVAL  AFFAIRS
SHALL  BE ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
SUCH ELIGIBILITY SHALL BE AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE  ELIGIBILITY  PROVISIONS
AVAILABLE  UNDER  ANY OTHER PLAN OF THIS ARTICLE TO WHICH SUCH MEMBER IS
SUBJECT.
  B. SUCH MEMBER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO  RETIRE  UPON  THE  COMPLETION  OF
TWENTY-FIVE  YEARS  OF TOTAL CREDITABLE SERVICE BY FILING AN APPLICATION
THEREFOR IN THE MANNER PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION SEVENTY OF THIS ARTICLE.
  C. UPON COMPLETION OF TWENTY-FIVE  YEARS  OF  SUCH  SERVICE  AND  UPON
RETIREMENT,  EACH  SUCH  MEMBER  SHALL RECEIVE A PENSION WHICH, TOGETHER
WITH AN ANNUITY WHICH SHALL BE THE ACTUARIAL EQUIVALENT OF  HIS  OR  HER
ACCUMULATED  CONTRIBUTIONS  AT  THE TIME OF HIS OR HER RETIREMENT AND AN
ADDITIONAL PENSION WHICH IS THE ACTUARIAL EQUIVALENT  OF  THE  RESERVED-
FOR-INCREASED-TAKE-HOME-PAY  TO  WHICH  HE  OR  SHE MAY THEN BE ENTITLED
SHALL BE SUFFICIENT TO PROVIDE HIM OR HER WITH  A  RETIREMENT  ALLOWANCE
EQUAL TO ONE-HALF OF HIS OR HER FINAL AVERAGE SALARY.
  D.  AS USED IN THIS SECTION "CREDITABLE SERVICE" SHALL INCLUDE ANY AND
ALL SERVICES PERFORMED AS A FIREFIGHTER APPRENTICE, AIRPORT  FIREFIGHTER

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

Co-Sponsors

A7615A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5286
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §89-x, amd §§445, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A6062, A9861, S4859, S8652

A7615A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a twenty-five year retirement plan for firefighters employed by the division of military and naval affairs.

A7615A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7615--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 14, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  establishing  a  twenty-five  year  retirement  plan  for firefighters
  employed by the division of military and naval affairs

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

  Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding
a new section 89-x to read as follows:
  §  89-X. TWENTY-FIVE YEAR RETIREMENT PLAN FOR FIREFIGHTERS EMPLOYED BY
THE DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS FIREFIGHTERS. A. A MEMBER WHO
SERVES AS AN AIRPORT  FIREFIGHTER  APPRENTICE,  AIRPORT  FIREFIGHTER  I,
AIRPORT  FIREFIGHTER II, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER III, OR TRAINING AND SAFETY
OFFICER AND IS EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION OF MILITARY  AND  NAVAL  AFFAIRS
SHALL  BE ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
SUCH ELIGIBILITY SHALL BE AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE  ELIGIBILITY  PROVISIONS
AVAILABLE  UNDER  ANY OTHER PLAN OF THIS ARTICLE TO WHICH SUCH MEMBER IS
SUBJECT.
  B. SUCH MEMBER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO  RETIRE  UPON  THE  COMPLETION  OF
TWENTY-FIVE  YEARS  OF TOTAL CREDITABLE SERVICE BY FILING AN APPLICATION
THEREFOR IN THE MANNER PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION SEVENTY OF THIS ARTICLE.
  C. UPON COMPLETION OF TWENTY-FIVE  YEARS  OF  SUCH  SERVICE  AND  UPON
RETIREMENT,  EACH  SUCH  MEMBER  SHALL RECEIVE A PENSION WHICH, TOGETHER
WITH AN ANNUITY WHICH SHALL BE THE ACTUARIAL EQUIVALENT OF  HIS  OR  HER
ACCUMULATED  CONTRIBUTIONS  AT  THE TIME OF HIS OR HER RETIREMENT AND AN
ADDITIONAL PENSION WHICH IS THE ACTUARIAL EQUIVALENT  OF  THE  RESERVED-
FOR-INCREASED-TAKE-HOME-PAY  TO  WHICH  HE  OR  SHE MAY THEN BE ENTITLED
SHALL BE SUFFICIENT TO PROVIDE HIM OR HER WITH  A  RETIREMENT  ALLOWANCE
EQUAL TO ONE-HALF OF HIS OR HER FINAL AVERAGE SALARY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11140-03-9