senate Bill S5207

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a twenty year retirement plan for members or officers of law enforcement

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  • 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 vetoed memo.275
delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.640
substituted for a4431
Jun 11, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1253
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 30, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Apr 16, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Jun 11, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5207
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 30, 2019 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S5207
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2019

nay (1)

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S5207 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4431
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §383-e, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6234, A10416
2021-2022: A6457

S5207 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a twenty year retirement plan for members or officers of law enforcement; includes every non-seasonally appointed sworn member or officer of the division of law enforcement in the department of environmental conservation, a forest ranger in the service of the department of environmental conservation, a police officer in the department of environmental conservation, the regional state park police, and university police officers in such twenty year plan.

S5207 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5207 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5207

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 16, 2019
                               ___________

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
  establishing a twenty year retirement plan for members or officers  of
  law enforcement

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

  Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding
a new section 383-e to read as follows:
  § 383-E. RETIREMENT OF OFFICERS OF STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT; TWENTY  YEAR
RETIREMENT  PLAN.  A.  MEMBERSHIP.  EVERY NON-SEASONALLY APPOINTED SWORN
MEMBER OR OFFICER OF THE DIVISION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT IN  THE  DEPARTMENT
OF  ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION,  A  FOREST RANGER IN THE SERVICE OF THE
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, WHICH SHALL MEAN A PERSON  WHO
SERVES  ON  A  FULL-TIME  BASIS  IN THE TITLE OF FOREST RANGER I, FOREST
RANGER II, FOREST RANGER III, ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT  OF  FOREST  FIRE
CONTROL,  SUPERINTENDENT  OF FOREST FIRE CONTROL OR ANY SUCCESSOR TITLES
OR NEW TITLES IN THE FOREST RANGER TITLE SERIES  IN  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION, A POLICE OFFICER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVI-
RONMENTAL CONSERVATION, THE REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE,  AND  UNIVERSITY
POLICE OFFICERS WHO ENTER OR RE-ENTER SERVICE IN ANY SUCH TITLE SHALL BE
COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, AND EVERY MEMBER DESCRIBED IN
THIS  SUBDIVISION  IN  SUCH  SERVICE  ON OR BEFORE ONE YEAR PRIOR TO THE
EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION MAY ELECT TO BE COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS
OF THIS SECTION BY FILING AN ELECTION THEREFOR WITH THE COMPTROLLER.  TO
BE  EFFECTIVE, SUCH ELECTION MUST BE DULY EXECUTED AND ACKNOWLEDGED ON A
FORM PREPARED BY THE COMPTROLLER FOR THAT PURPOSE.
  B. RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE. A MEMBER, COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS  OF  THIS
SECTION  AT  THE  TIME  OF  RETIREMENT, SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RETIRE UPON
COMPLETION OF TWENTY YEARS OF TOTAL CREDITABLE SERVICE IN  SUCH  TITLES,
AND  SHALL  RETIRE  UPON  THE ATTAINMENT OF THE MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE

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

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