Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 20, 2019
delivered to governor
|Jun 20, 2019
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.640
substituted for a4431
|Jun 11, 2019
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1253
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Apr 30, 2019
reported and committed to finance
|Apr 16, 2019
referred to civil service and pensions
Senate Bill S5207Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Vetoed By Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S5207 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S5207 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to establishing a twenty year retirement plan for members or officers of law enforcement; includes every non-seasonally appointed sworn member or officer of the division of law enforcement in the department of environmental conservation, a forest ranger in the service of the department of environmental conservation, a police officer in the department of environmental conservation, the regional state park police, and university police officers in such twenty year plan.
2019-S5207 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5207 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to establishing a twenty year retirement plan for members or officers of law enforcement PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow members of the regional state park police, environmental conservation officers, forest rangers, and university police officers to receive twenty-year retirement plans. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of this bill amends the retirement and social security law by creating a new section 383-e to allow members environmental conserva- tion officers, forest rangers, regional state park police, and universi- ty police officers to receive a 20 year retirement plan similarly to the New York State Troopers and the vast majority of municipal police offi- cers.
2019-S5207 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5207 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 16, 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 establishing a twenty year retirement plan for members or officers of law enforcement 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 383-e to read as follows: § 383-E. RETIREMENT OF OFFICERS OF STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT; TWENTY YEAR RETIREMENT PLAN. A. MEMBERSHIP. EVERY NON-SEASONALLY APPOINTED SWORN MEMBER OR OFFICER OF THE DIVISION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, A FOREST RANGER IN THE SERVICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, WHICH SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO SERVES ON A FULL-TIME BASIS IN THE TITLE OF FOREST RANGER I, FOREST RANGER II, FOREST RANGER III, ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF FOREST FIRE CONTROL, SUPERINTENDENT OF FOREST FIRE CONTROL OR ANY SUCCESSOR TITLES OR NEW TITLES IN THE FOREST RANGER TITLE SERIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, A POLICE OFFICER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVI- RONMENTAL CONSERVATION, THE REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE, AND UNIVERSITY POLICE OFFICERS WHO ENTER OR RE-ENTER SERVICE IN ANY SUCH TITLE SHALL BE COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, AND EVERY MEMBER DESCRIBED IN THIS SUBDIVISION IN SUCH SERVICE ON OR BEFORE ONE YEAR PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION MAY ELECT TO BE COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION BY FILING AN ELECTION THEREFOR WITH THE COMPTROLLER. TO BE EFFECTIVE, SUCH ELECTION MUST BE DULY EXECUTED AND ACKNOWLEDGED ON A FORM PREPARED BY THE COMPTROLLER FOR THAT PURPOSE. B. RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE. A MEMBER, COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AT THE TIME OF RETIREMENT, SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RETIRE UPON COMPLETION OF TWENTY YEARS OF TOTAL CREDITABLE SERVICE IN SUCH TITLES, AND SHALL RETIRE UPON THE ATTAINMENT OF THE MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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