senate Bill S5898D

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing a final average salary disability retirement benefit to certain participants in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations

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    • Passed Senate
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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 11, 2019 signed chap.252
delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.631
substituted for a8278c
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 19, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1805
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 17, 2019 print number 5898d
Jun 17, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jun 16, 2019 print number 5898c
Jun 16, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jun 13, 2019 print number 5898b
Jun 13, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jun 10, 2019 print number 5898a
Jun 10, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 16, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

S5898 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8278
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§605 & 507, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3521
2017-2018: S6371, A8433

S5898 - Summary

Relates to providing a final average salary disability retirement benefit to certain participants in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations.

S5898 - Sponsor Memo

S5898 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5898

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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
  disability retirement benefits for certain participants in World Trade
  Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision d of section 605 of the  retire-
ment  and  social security law is renumbered paragraph 5 and a new para-
graph 4 is added to read as follows:
  4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE  CONTRARY,
ANY MEMBER WHO HAD AN ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP WHEN SUCH MEMBER PARTICIPATED IN
WORLD  TRADE  CENTER  RESCUE,  RECOVERY,  OR CLEANUP OPERATIONS, AS SUCH
PARTICIPATION IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, WHO INCURRED  A
QUALIFYING  WORLD  TRADE  CENTER CONDITION, AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF
THIS CHAPTER, THAT IS DETERMINED TO HAVE BEEN INCURRED IN  THE  PERFORM-
ANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY AND IS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN
ACCIDENT  NOT  CAUSED  BY SUCH MEMBER'S OWN WILLFUL NEGLIGENCE, SHALL BE
PAID A PERFORMANCE OF DUTY  DISABILITY  RETIREMENT  ALLOWANCE  EQUAL  TO
THREE-QUARTERS  OF  FINAL  AVERAGE SALARY.   THE PAYMENT OF SUCH PENSION
SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIXTY-FOUR OF  THIS  CHAP-
TER.
  §  2. Section 507 of the retirement and social security law is amended
by adding a new subdivision h-1 to read as follows:
  H-1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE  CONTRA-
RY,  ANY  MEMBER  WHO  HAD AN ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP WHEN SUCH MEMBER PARTIC-
IPATED IN WORLD TRADE CENTER RESCUE, RECOVERY, OR CLEANUP OPERATIONS, AS
SUCH PARTICIPATION IS DEFINED  IN  SECTION  TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  WHO
INCURRED  A  QUALIFYING  WORLD  TRADE  CENTER  CONDITION,  AS DEFINED IN
SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, THAT IS DETERMINED TO HAVE BEEN INCURRED IN
THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY AND IS THE NATURAL  AND  PROXIMATE

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

S5898A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8278
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§605 & 507, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3521
2017-2018: S6371, A8433

S5898A - Summary

Relates to providing a final average salary disability retirement benefit to certain participants in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations.

S5898A - Sponsor Memo

S5898A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5898--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
  disability retirement benefits for certain participants in World Trade
  Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations

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

  Section  1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision d of section 605 of the retire-
ment and social security law is renumbered paragraph 5 and a  new  para-
graph 4 is added to read as follows:
  4.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY,
ANY MEMBER WHO HAD AN ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP WHEN SUCH MEMBER PARTICIPATED IN
WORLD TRADE CENTER RESCUE, RECOVERY,  OR  CLEANUP  OPERATIONS,  AS  SUCH
PARTICIPATION  IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, WHO INCURRED A
QUALIFYING WORLD TRADE CENTER CONDITION, AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  TWO  OF
THIS  CHAPTER,  THAT IS DETERMINED TO HAVE BEEN INCURRED IN THE PERFORM-
ANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY AND IS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN
ACCIDENT NOT CAUSED BY SUCH MEMBER'S OWN WILLFUL  NEGLIGENCE,  SHALL  BE
PAID  A  PERFORMANCE  OF  DUTY  DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE EQUAL TO
THREE-QUARTERS OF FINAL AVERAGE SALARY.   THE PAYMENT  OF  SUCH  PENSION
SHALL  BE  SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAP-
TER.
  § 2. Section 507 of the retirement and social security law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision h-1 to read as follows:
  H-1.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRA-
RY, ANY MEMBER WHO HAD AN ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP  WHEN  SUCH  MEMBER  PARTIC-
IPATED IN WORLD TRADE CENTER RESCUE, RECOVERY, OR CLEANUP OPERATIONS, AS
SUCH  PARTICIPATION  IS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  TWO  OF THIS CHAPTER, WHO
INCURRED A QUALIFYING  WORLD  TRADE  CENTER  CONDITION,  AS  DEFINED  IN

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

S5898B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8278
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§605 & 507, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3521
2017-2018: S6371, A8433

S5898B - Summary

Relates to providing a final average salary disability retirement benefit to certain participants in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations.

S5898B - Sponsor Memo

S5898B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5898--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
  disability retirement benefits for certain participants in World Trade
  Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations

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

  Section  1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision d of section 605 of the retire-
ment and social security law is renumbered paragraph 5 and a  new  para-
graph 4 is added to read as follows:
  4.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY,
ANY MEMBER WHO HAD AN ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP WHEN SUCH MEMBER PARTICIPATED IN
WORLD TRADE CENTER RESCUE, RECOVERY,  OR  CLEANUP  OPERATIONS,  AS  SUCH
PARTICIPATION  IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, WHO INCURRED A
QUALIFYING WORLD TRADE CENTER CONDITION, AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  TWO  OF
THIS  CHAPTER,  THAT IS DETERMINED TO HAVE BEEN INCURRED IN THE PERFORM-
ANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY AND IS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN
ACCIDENT NOT CAUSED BY SUCH MEMBER'S OWN WILLFUL  NEGLIGENCE,  SHALL  BE
PAID  A  PERFORMANCE  OF  DUTY  DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE EQUAL TO
THREE-QUARTERS OF FINAL AVERAGE SALARY.   THE PAYMENT  OF  SUCH  PENSION
SHALL  BE  SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAP-
TER.
  § 2. Section 507 of the retirement and social security law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision h-1 to read as follows:
  H-1.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRA-
RY, ANY MEMBER WHO HAD AN ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP  WHEN  SUCH  MEMBER  PARTIC-
IPATED IN WORLD TRADE CENTER RESCUE, RECOVERY, OR CLEANUP OPERATIONS, AS

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

S5898C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8278
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§605 & 507, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3521
2017-2018: S6371, A8433

S5898C - Summary

Relates to providing a final average salary disability retirement benefit to certain participants in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations.

S5898C - Sponsor Memo

S5898C - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5898--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  disability retirement benefits for certain participants in World Trade
  Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision d of section 605 of the  retire-
ment  and  social security law is renumbered paragraph 5 and a new para-
graph 4 is added to read as follows:
  4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE  CONTRARY,
ANY  MEMBER WHO HAD AN ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP IN THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL
EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR THE NEW YORK STATE TEACHERS'  RETIREMENT
SYSTEM,  WHEN  SUCH  MEMBER  PARTICIPATED  IN WORLD TRADE CENTER RESCUE,
RECOVERY, OR CLEANUP OPERATIONS, AS SUCH  PARTICIPATION  IS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION  TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  WHO  INCURRED A QUALIFYING WORLD TRADE
CENTER CONDITION, AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  THAT  IS
DETERMINED  TO  HAVE  BEEN  INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF
DUTY AND IS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN ACCIDENT  NOT  CAUSED
BY  SUCH MEMBER'S OWN WILLFUL NEGLIGENCE, SHALL BE PAID A PERFORMANCE OF
DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE EQUAL TO  THREE-QUARTERS  OF  FINAL
AVERAGE  SALARY.    THE  PAYMENT OF SUCH PENSION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER.
  § 2. Section 507 of the retirement and social security law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision h-1 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08565-11-9

Co-Sponsors

S5898D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8278
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§605 & 507, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3521
2017-2018: S6371, A8433

S5898D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing a final average salary disability retirement benefit to certain participants in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations.

S5898D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5898D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5898--D

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  disability retirement benefits for certain participants in World Trade
  Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision d of section 605 of the  retire-
ment  and  social security law is renumbered paragraph 5 and a new para-
graph 4 is added to read as follows:
  4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE  CONTRARY,
ANY  MEMBER WHO HAD AN ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP IN THE NEW YORK STATE AND LOCAL
EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR THE NEW YORK STATE TEACHERS'  RETIREMENT
SYSTEM,  WHEN  SUCH  MEMBER  PARTICIPATED  IN WORLD TRADE CENTER RESCUE,
RECOVERY, OR CLEANUP OPERATIONS, AS SUCH  PARTICIPATION  IS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION  TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  WHO  INCURRED A QUALIFYING WORLD TRADE
CENTER CONDITION, AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  THAT  IS
DETERMINED  TO  HAVE  BEEN  INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF
DUTY AND IS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN ACCIDENT  NOT  CAUSED
BY  SUCH MEMBER'S OWN WILLFUL NEGLIGENCE, SHALL BE PAID A PERFORMANCE OF
DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE EQUAL TO  THREE-QUARTERS  OF  FINAL
AVERAGE  SALARY.    THE  PAYMENT OF SUCH PENSION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08565-15-9

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