senate Bill S5763C

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the beneficiaries of a member of the state and local employees' retirement system who died after filing a retirement application to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Mar 03, 2020 print number 5763c
Mar 03, 2020 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 08, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2019 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 13, 2019 amended on third reading 5763b
Jun 13, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jun 12, 2019 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.926
May 15, 2019 print number 5763a
May 15, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 14, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Mar 10, 2020 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S5763C
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Mar 10, 2020

nay (1)

May 29, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S5763A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

S5763 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7553
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4411, A6858

S5763 - Summary

Authorizes the beneficiaries of a member of the state and local employees' retirement system who died after filing a retirement application to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit.

S5763 - Sponsor Memo

S5763 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5763

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 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  the  beneficiaries  of  a  member  of the state and local
  employees' retirement system who die after filing a retirement  appli-
  cation to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 70 of the  retirement  and  social
security  law, as amended by chapter 375 of the laws of 2011, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. Any member may retire if he or she shall have attained at least the
minimum retirement age while in service as a member, or while in federal
service, or in the service of the United Nations or other  international
organizations  of  which  the  United  States  is  a member, as a member
continued pursuant to paragraph one of subdivision f of section forty of
this article, or while entitled to make application for a vested retire-
ment allowance pursuant to section seventy-six of this title.  Any  such
member desiring to retire shall execute and file with the comptroller an
application  for  retirement,  which shall specify the effective date of
his or her retirement, which shall be not less  than  fifteen  nor  more
than  ninety  days subsequent to such date of filing. An application for
service retirement, filed hereunder in accordance with the provisions of
subdivision c of section sixty-two or subdivision f  of  section  sixty-
three  of  this  article,  shall  be  processed  in  the regular manner,
provided that if the application filed  simultaneously  therewith  under
either  of  such  subdivisions  is  granted,  then and in that event the
retirement allowance granted in accordance with the provisions  of  this
section  shall  be  appropriately  adjusted.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW, ANY MEMBER WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE AND WHO HAS  DIED
WHILE  IN  ACTIVE  SERVICE, AND WHO HAS FILED AN APPLICATION FOR SERVICE

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

Co-Sponsors

S5763A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7553
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4411, A6858

S5763A - Summary

Authorizes the beneficiaries of a member of the state and local employees' retirement system who died after filing a retirement application to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit.

S5763A - Sponsor Memo

S5763A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5763--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- 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
  authorizing the beneficiaries of a  member  of  the  state  and  local
  employees'  retirement system who die after filing a retirement appli-
  cation to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  a of section 70 of the retirement and social
security law, as amended by chapter 375 of the laws of 2011, is  amended
to read as follows:
  a. Any member may retire if he or she shall have attained at least the
minimum retirement age while in service as a member, or while in federal
service,  or in the service of the United Nations or other international
organizations of which the United  States  is  a  member,  as  a  member
continued pursuant to paragraph one of subdivision f of section forty of
this article, or while entitled to make application for a vested retire-
ment  allowance  pursuant to section seventy-six of this title. Any such
member desiring to retire shall execute and file with the comptroller an
application for retirement, which shall specify the  effective  date  of
his  or  her  retirement,  which shall be not less than fifteen nor more
than ninety days subsequent to such date of filing. An  application  for
service retirement, filed hereunder in accordance with the provisions of
subdivision  c  of  section sixty-two or subdivision f of section sixty-
three of this  article,  shall  be  processed  in  the  regular  manner,
provided  that  if  the application filed simultaneously therewith under
either of such subdivisions is granted,  then  and  in  that  event  the
retirement  allowance  granted in accordance with the provisions of this
section shall  be  appropriately  adjusted.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER

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

Co-Sponsors

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S5763B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7553
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4411, A6858

S5763B - Summary

Authorizes the beneficiaries of a member of the state and local employees' retirement system who died after filing a retirement application to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit.

S5763B - Sponsor Memo

S5763B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5763--B
    Cal. No. 926

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SKOUFIS, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI, RITCHIE -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on Civil Service and Pensions -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and deliv-
  ered to the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored  to  third
  reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  authorizing  the  beneficiaries  of  a  member  of the state and local
  employees' retirement system who die after filing a retirement  appli-
  cation to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 70 of the  retirement  and  social
security  law, as amended by chapter 375 of the laws of 2011, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. Any member may retire if he or she shall have attained at least the
minimum retirement age while in service as a member, or while in federal
service, or in the service of the United Nations or other  international
organizations  of  which  the  United  States  is  a member, as a member
continued pursuant to paragraph one of subdivision f of section forty of
this article, or while entitled to make application for a vested retire-
ment allowance pursuant to section seventy-six of this title.  Any  such
member desiring to retire shall execute and file with the comptroller an
application  for  retirement,  which shall specify the effective date of
his or her retirement, which shall be not less  than  fifteen  nor  more
than  ninety  days subsequent to such date of filing. An application for
service retirement, filed hereunder in accordance with the provisions of
subdivision c of section sixty-two or subdivision f  of  section  sixty-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S5763C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7553
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4411, A6858

S5763C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the beneficiaries of a member of the state and local employees' retirement system who died after filing a retirement application to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit.

S5763C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5763C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5763--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SKOUFIS,  ADDABBO,  BIAGGI,  CARLUCCI, GOUNARDES,
  HARCKHAM, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed
  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee on Civil Service and Pensions --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to said committee -- reported favorably from said commit-
  tee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a  third  reading,
  passed  by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote recon-
  sidered, restored to third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining  its  place  in the order of third reading -- recommitted to
  the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  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
  authorizing  the  beneficiaries  of  a  member  of the state and local
  employees' retirement system who die after filing a retirement  appli-
  cation to choose pension benefits rather than a death benefit

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 70 of the  retirement  and  social
security  law, as amended by chapter 375 of the laws of 2011, is amended
to read as follows:
  a. Any member may retire if he or she shall have attained at least the
minimum retirement age while in service as a member, or while in federal
service, or in the service of the United Nations or other  international
organizations  of  which  the  United  States  is  a member, as a member
continued pursuant to paragraph one of subdivision f of section forty of
this article, or while entitled to make application for a vested retire-
ment allowance pursuant to section seventy-six of this title.  Any  such
member desiring to retire shall execute and file with the comptroller an
application  for  retirement,  which shall specify the effective date of
his or her retirement, which shall be not less  than  fifteen  nor  more

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

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