senate Bill S7813

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to age and service eligibility requirements for ordinary retirement for members of the unified court system

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Feb 24, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Mar 10, 2020 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Mar 10, 2020

nay (1)

S7813 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9910
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§503, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6936, A9440
2017-2018: S3670, S7704, A3332, A9910

S7813 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to age and service eligibility requirements for ordinary retirement for members of the unified court system; restores 55/30 for all members and reduces the retirement age from 63 to 62.

S7813 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7813 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7813

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2020
                               ___________

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
  eligibility for retirement benefits for certain members of the unified
  court system

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision a of section 503 of the retirement and social
security law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  a.  The  normal  service  retirement benefit specified in section five
hundred four of this article shall be payable to general members,  other
than  elective  members,  who  have met the minimum service requirements
upon retirement and attainment of age sixty-two,  provided,  however,  a
general  member  who  is  a  peace officer employed by the unified court
system or a member of a teachers' retirement system may  retire  without
reduction  of  his or her retirement benefit upon attainment of at least
fifty-five years of age and  completion  of  thirty  or  more  years  of
service.  For members who become members of the New York state and local
employees' retirement system on  or  after  April  first,  two  thousand
twelve, the normal service retirement benefits specified in section five
hundred  four of this article shall be payable to general members, other
than elective members, who have met  the  minimum  service  requirements
upon  retirement  and  attainment  of  age sixty-three; PROVIDED THAT, A
MEMBER WHO IS A PEACE OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE UNIFIED COURT  SYSTEM  MAY
RETIRE  WITHOUT  REDUCTION OF HIS OR HER RETIREMENT BENEFIT UPON ATTAIN-
MENT OF AT LEAST FIFTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND  COMPLETION  OF  THIRTY  OR
MORE YEARS OF SERVICE.
  §  2.  Subdivisions  a  and  a-1  of section 603 of the retirement and
social security law, subdivision a as amended  and  subdivision  a-1  as
added by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
  a.  The  service  retirement  benefit specified in section six hundred
four of this article shall be payable to members who have met the  mini-
mum  service  requirements  upon retirement and attainment of age sixty-

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

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