|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
|May 30, 2019||referred to governmental employees|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1016
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 14, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Apr 23, 2019||referred to civil service and pensions|
senate Bill S5286
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5286 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5286 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5286 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: This bill would grant more equitable pensions to airport firefighters and training and safety officers in the New York State Division of Mili- tary and Naval Affairs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the retirement and social security law by adding a new section 89(x) to establish a twenty-five year pension with half-pay. Section two adds firefighter apprentice, airport firefighters, and training and safety officers employed by the division of military and naval affairs to those covered under the law.
S5286 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5286 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 23, 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 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. 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.
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