senate Bill S2931

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Grants retroactive membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system to Kerry Brennan

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

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Jan 30, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

S2931 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S2931 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants retroactive membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system to Kerry Brennan.

S2931 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2931 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019

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

AN ACT granting retroactive membership in the New York state  and  local
  employees' retirement system to Kerry Brennan


  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, Kerry  Bren-
nan,  an  employee  of  the County of Yates and a member of the New York
state and local employees' retirement system,  who  was  employed  as  a
lifeguard  for the Village of Penn Yan as a seasonal employee on June 9,
2001, who for reasons not ascribable to her own  negligence,  failed  to
become  a member of such retirement system during such employment in the
Village of Penn Yan in 2001, shall be deemed to have joined the New York
state and local employees' retirement system on the date  June  9,  2001
and shall be granted Tier IV status in such retirement system, if, with-
in  one year of the effective date of this act, she shall file a written
request with the state comptroller.
  § 2. No contributions made to the New York state and local  employees'
retirement  system by Kerry Brennan shall be returned or refunded to her
pursuant to this act.
  § 3. All past service costs of implementing the provisions of this act
shall be borne by the state of New York.
  § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.-- Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill will grant Tier 4 status in the New  York  State  and  Local
Employees'  Retirement  System to Kerry Brennan, a current Tier 5 member
employed by the County of Yates, by changing her date of  membership  to
June 9, 2001, her first date of employment with the Village of Penn Yan.
There will be no refund of member contributions.
  If this bill is enacted during the 2019 legislative session, we antic-
ipate  that  there  will  be  an increase of approximately $1,900 in the

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


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