senate Bill S4134

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes retired firefighters to be employed as fire science instructors by career and technical education centers without reduction of benefits

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 08, 2019 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 25, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 19, 2019 1st report cal.315
Mar 01, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Mar 19, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Mar 19, 2019

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S4134 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6378
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §214-c, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9109
2015-2016: S2747, A4876
2017-2018: S4479, A6029

S4134 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes retired firefighters to be employed as fire science instructors by career and technical education centers without reduction of their retirement benefits.

S4134 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4134 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4134

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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
  authorizing retired firefighters to be employed as instructors of fire
  sciences by a career and technical education center without diminution
  of his or her retirement benefits

  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 214-c to read as follows:
  § 214-C. EMPLOYMENT OF CERTAIN RETIRED PERSONS WHO RETIRED  FROM  FIRE
SERVICE.   NOTWITHSTANDING   THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR  THE
PROVISIONS OF ANY STATE OR LOCAL LAW OR  CHARTER  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  NO
RETIRED PERSON WHO RETIRED FROM FIRE SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK
STATE  AND  LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR THE NEW YORK FIRE
DEPARTMENT PENSION FUND, AND WHO IS EMPLOYED BY A CAREER  AND  TECHNICAL
EDUCATION  CENTER AS AN INSTRUCTOR IN A FIRE SCIENCE PROGRAM APPROVED BY
THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, SHALL HAVE HIS OR HER RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE  OR
BENEFITS  SUSPENDED  OR  REDUCED  BECAUSE OF COMPENSATION EARNED BY SUCH
RETIRED PERSON FROM SERVICE AS A FIRE SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill will allow retirees from the New York State and Local Police
and Fire Retirement System or the New York City Fire Department  Pension
Fund retired from fire service to work as a fire science instructor in a
program  approved  by  the New York State Department of Education and to
continue to receive their retirement benefit.
  If this bill is enacted, insofar as it will affect the New York  State
and  Local  Police and Fire Retirement System, we expect few retirees to
be affected. Any additional annual costs will therefore be negligible.
  Summary of relevant resources:

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

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