senate Bill S5900A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2019 print number 5900a
May 31, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 16, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

S5900 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8179
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §604-d, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8859

S5900 - Summary

Relates to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program; provides that members holding certain titles who due to their age at the time of enrollment in the age fifty-seven retirement program will not obtain twenty-five years of service credit and therefore will not be eligible for a refund of their additional member contributions shall not be required to make additional member contributions.

S5900 - Sponsor Memo

S5900 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5900

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 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
  additional member contributions for  certain  members  under  the  age
  fifty-seven retirement program

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 1 of  subdivision  f  of  section  604-d  of  the
retirement  and  social security law is amended by adding a new subpara-
graph (iv) to read as follows:
  (IV) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS PARA-
GRAPH, A PARTICIPANT HOLDING THE TITLE OF CARPENTER, SUPERVISOR  CARPEN-
TER,  SHIP  CARPENTER,  SUPERVISOR  SHIP CARPENTER, RIGGER, DOCKBUILDER,
SUPERVISOR DOCKBUILDER AND  GENERAL  SUPERVISOR  DOCKBUILDER  WHO  IS  A
PARTICIPANT  IN THE AGE FIFTY-SEVEN RETIREMENT PROGRAM AND WHOSE AGE AND
ALLOWABLE SERVICE ARE SUCH THAT HE OR SHE COULD NOT POSSIBLY BE ABLE  TO
ACCUMULATE  AT  LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE BY THE TIME HE OR SHE
REACHES AGE FIFTY-SEVEN, SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO  MAKE  THE  ADDITIONAL
MEMBER  CONTRIBUTION  PURSUANT  TO  SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE TITLES LISTED IN THIS SUBPARAGRAPH WHO  HAS  MADE
ADDITIONAL  MEMBER  CONTRIBUTIONS  PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS
PARAGRAPH PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF  TWO
THOUSAND NINETEEN THAT ADDED THIS SUBPARAGRAPH SHALL RECEIVE A REFUND OF
THE  EMPLOYEE  PORTION OF SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS PLUS INTEREST PROVIDED THAT
THEIR AGE AND ALLOWABLE SERVICE ARE SUCH THAT HE OR SHE COULD NOT POSSI-
BLY BE ABLE TO ACCUMULATE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE  BY  THE
TIME HE OR SHE REACHES AGE FIFTY-SEVEN.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06637-01-9

S5900A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8179
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §604-d, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8859

S5900A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program; provides that members holding certain titles who due to their age at the time of enrollment in the age fifty-seven retirement program will not obtain twenty-five years of service credit and therefore will not be eligible for a refund of their additional member contributions shall not be required to make additional member contributions.

S5900A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5900A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5900--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 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
  --  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
  additional  member  contributions  for  certain  members under the age
  fifty-seven retirement program

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  1  of  subdivision  f  of section 604-d of the
retirement and social security law is amended by adding a  new  subpara-
graph (iv) to read as follows:
  (IV) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS PARA-
GRAPH,  A PARTICIPANT HOLDING THE TITLE OF CARPENTER, SUPERVISOR CARPEN-
TER, SHIP CARPENTER, SUPERVISOR  SHIP  CARPENTER,  RIGGER,  DOCKBUILDER,
SUPERVISOR  DOCKBUILDER  AND  GENERAL  SUPERVISOR  DOCKBUILDER  WHO IS A
PARTICIPANT IN THE AGE FIFTY-SEVEN RETIREMENT PROGRAM AND WHOSE AGE  AND
ALLOWABLE  SERVICE ARE SUCH THAT HE OR SHE COULD NOT POSSIBLY BE ABLE TO
ACCUMULATE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE BY THE TIME HE  OR  SHE
REACHES  AGE  FIFTY-SEVEN,  SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO MAKE THE ADDITIONAL
MEMBER CONTRIBUTION PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH  (II)  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH.
ANY  PARTICIPANT  IN THE TITLES LISTED IN THIS SUBPARAGRAPH WHO HAS MADE
ADDITIONAL MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH  (II)  OF  THIS
PARAGRAPH  PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF TWO
THOUSAND NINETEEN THAT ADDED THIS SUBPARAGRAPH SHALL RECEIVE A REFUND OF
THE EMPLOYEE PORTION OF SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS PLUS INTEREST  PROVIDED  THAT
THEIR AGE AND ALLOWABLE SERVICE ARE SUCH THAT HE OR SHE COULD NOT POSSI-
BLY  BE  ABLE TO ACCUMULATE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE BY THE
TIME HE OR SHE REACHES AGE FIFTY-SEVEN.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative law, Section 50:
  SUMMARY OF BILL:  This  proposed  legislation  would  amend  New  York
Retirement  and  Social Security Law (RSSL) Section 604-d to exempt from
the physically taxing provisions certain Tier 4  carpenter  titles,  who

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