senate Bill S5901C

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments

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


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 10, 2019 print number 5901c
Jul 10, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jun 16, 2019 print number 5901b
Jun 16, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 21, 2019 print number 5901a
May 21, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 16, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

S5901 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§78-a & 378-a, R & SS L; amd §532-a, Ed L; amd §13-696, NYC Ad Cd

S5901 - Summary

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments; increases benefits from fifty to one hundred percent.

S5901 - Sponsor Memo

S5901 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5901

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 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, the education
  law and the administrative code of the city of New York,  in  relation
  to providing cost-of-living adjustments

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

  Section 1. Subdivision g of section 78-a of the retirement and  social
security law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
read as follows:
  g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
OF  SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY, the surviving spouse of a deceased
retired member who retired under an option which provides that  benefits
are  to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the death of
the retired member, shall be entitled to receive  benefits  pursuant  to
this  section. Said benefits shall be [fifty] ONE HUNDRED percent of the
monthly benefits which the pensioner would be receiving pursuant to this
section if living, and shall commence (i) with a payment for  the  month
of September, two thousand TWENTY, or (ii) the month following the death
of the deceased retired member, whichever is later.
  § 2. Subdivision g of section 378-a of the retirement and social secu-
rity  law,  as  added  by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
read as follows:
  g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, the surviving spouse  of  a  deceased
retired  member who retired under an option which provides that benefits
are to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the death  of
the  retired  member,  shall be entitled to receive benefits pursuant to
this section. Said benefits shall be [fifty] ONE HUNDRED percent of  the
monthly benefits which the pensioner would be receiving pursuant to this
section  if  living, and shall commence (i) with a payment for the month

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

S5901A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§78-a & 378-a, R & SS L; amd §532-a, Ed L; amd §13-696, NYC Ad Cd

S5901A - Summary

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments; increases benefits from fifty to one hundred percent.

S5901A - Sponsor Memo

S5901A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5901--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 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
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security  law,  the  education
  law  and  the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation
  to providing cost-of-living adjustments

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

  Section  1. Subdivision g of section 78-a of the retirement and social
security law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
read as follows:
  g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, the surviving spouse  of  a  deceased
retired  member who retired under an option which provides that benefits
are to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the death  of
the  retired  member,  shall be entitled to receive benefits pursuant to
this section. Said benefits shall be [fifty] ONE HUNDRED percent of  the
monthly benefits which the pensioner would be receiving pursuant to this
section  if  living, and shall commence (i) with a payment for the month
of September, two thousand TWENTY, or (ii) the month following the death
of the deceased retired member, whichever is later.
  § 2. Subdivision g of section 378-a of the retirement and social secu-
rity law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
OF  SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY, the surviving spouse of a deceased
retired member who retired under an option which provides that  benefits
are  to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the death of
the retired member, shall be entitled to receive  benefits  pursuant  to
this  section. Said benefits shall be [fifty] ONE HUNDRED percent of the

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

S5901B - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§78-a & 378-a, R & SS L; amd §532-a, Ed L; amd §13-696, NYC Ad Cd

S5901B - Summary

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments; increases benefits from fifty to one hundred percent.

S5901B - Sponsor Memo

S5901B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5901--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 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
  --  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,  the  education
  law  and  the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation
  to providing cost-of-living adjustments

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

  Section  1. Subdivision g of section 78-a of the retirement and social
security law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
read as follows:
  g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, the surviving spouse  of  a  deceased
retired  member who retired under an option which provides that benefits
are to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the death  of
the  retired  member,  shall be entitled to receive benefits pursuant to
this section. Said benefits shall be [fifty] ONE HUNDRED percent of  the
monthly benefits which the pensioner would be receiving pursuant to this
section  if  living, and shall commence (i) with a payment for the month
of September, two thousand TWENTY, or (ii) the month following the death
of the deceased retired member, whichever is later.
  § 2. Subdivision g of section 378-a of the retirement and social secu-
rity law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
OF  SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY, the surviving spouse of a deceased
retired member who retired under an option which provides that  benefits
are  to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the death of

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

S5901C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§78-a & 378-a, R & SS L; amd §532-a, Ed L; amd §13-696, NYC Ad Cd

S5901C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments; increases benefits from fifty to one hundred percent.

S5901C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5901C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5901--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 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
  --  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, the education
  law and the administrative code of the city of New York,  in  relation
  to providing cost-of-living adjustments

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

  Section 1. Subdivision g of section 78-a of the retirement and  social
security law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
read as follows:
  g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
OF  SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY, the surviving spouse of a deceased
retired member who retired under an option which provides that  benefits
are  to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the death of
the retired member, shall be entitled to receive  benefits  pursuant  to
this  section. Said benefits shall be [fifty] ONE HUNDRED percent of the
monthly benefits which the pensioner would be receiving pursuant to this
section if living, and shall commence (i) with a payment for  the  month
of September, two thousand TWENTY, or (ii) the month following the death
of the deceased retired member, whichever is later.
  § 2. Subdivision g of section 378-a of the retirement and social secu-
rity  law,  as  added  by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
read as follows:
  g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, the surviving spouse  of  a  deceased
retired  member who retired under an option which provides that benefits

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

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