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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to civil service and pensions|
|May 16, 2019||referred to civil service and pensions|
senate Bill S5996
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
S5996 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5996 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5996 SPONSOR: BOYLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the widower of Jeannette M. Femi- nella to file a retirement option election form PURPOSE: This bill will permit Dominic J. Feminella, the widower of Jeannette M. Feminella, to change the retirement option of his wife. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would allow Dominic J. Feminella, the widower of Jeanette M. Feminella, who was a retired member of the New York State Teachers' Retirement System, to change her originally executed retirement option to the 100% joint and survivor option designating him as the benefici- ary. Ms. Feminella retired on June 17, 2016 and died on July 7, 2016, two days before her signed, notarized change of election form was received by the New York Teachers' Retirement System. Mr. Femi- nella must file a written request with the head of the New York State Teachers
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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