assembly Bill A5940

Vetoed By Governor
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 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 20, 2019 tabled
vetoed memo.249
Dec 17, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1762
substituted for s3659
Jun 18, 2019 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 11, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.140
rules report cal.140
reported
Jun 05, 2019 reported referred to rules
May 07, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Feb 20, 2019 referred to governmental employees

A5940 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3659
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§503, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9440, S6936
2017-2018: A3332, A9910, S3670, S7704

A5940 (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.

A5940 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5940

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Employees

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:

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