senate Bill S3946

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 20, 2019 vetoed memo.267
delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.448
substituted for a5021
Jun 06, 2019 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.748
Feb 21, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 14, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S3946
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committee
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: May 14, 2019

excused (1)

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S3946 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5021
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §607-c, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3949, A5329
2017-2018: S5130, S7140, A7134, A9010
2021-2022: S6710, A7342

S3946 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3946 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3946 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3946

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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
  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

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

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