senate Bill S5996

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the widower of Jeannette M. Feminella to file a retirement option election form

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions
May 16, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

S5996 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7448
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7982
2021-2022: S6730, A7888

S5996 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the payment of retirement benefits by the New York state teachers' retirement system to Dominic J. Feminella, the widower of Jeannette M. Feminella, if he shall file an option election form with the retirement board of such retirement system.

S5996 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5996 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5996

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to authorize the widower of Jeannette  M.  Feminella  to  file  a
  retirement option election form

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
Dominic J. Feminella, the widower of Jeannette M. Feminella, who  was  a
member  of  the New York state teachers' retirement system and had filed
for retirement effective June 17, 2016, who prior to her death  on  July
7,  2016,  in  the presence of a notary public, completed an election to
change her originally executed retirement option with the New York state
teachers' retirement system to the one hundred percent survivor, and who
died before the changed election was received  by  the  New  York  state
teachers' retirement system on July 9, 2016, shall be authorized to file
such  option  election  form  on  behalf  of  his deceased wife to a one
hundred percent survivor option, if within one  year  of  the  effective
date  of  this act he shall file a request therefor with the head of the
New York state  teachers'  retirement  system.  Such  retirement  option
election  shall be deemed to have become effective on June 17, 2016. All
retirement benefits payable pursuant to the provisions of this act shall
be paid to Dominic J. Feminella and  shall  be  in  lieu  of  any  other
retirement  benefits payable; provided, however, if a retirement benefit
was made payable prior to the effective date of  this  act,  all  monies
paid  shall be remitted to the retirement system. Upon enactment of this
act, Dominic J. Feminella shall renounce all benefits to be  paid  under
the  originally  executed  retirement option effective June 17, 2016 and
shall be deemed eligible for the survivor option as authorized  by  this
act.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:

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

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