senate Bill S5902C

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to applying 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 31, 2019 print number 5902c
Jul 31, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jun 16, 2019 print number 5902b
Jun 16, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 21, 2019 print number 5902a
May 21, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 16, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

S5902 - 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
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6785
2015-2016: S3919
2017-2018: S6049

S5902 - Summary

Provides a cost-of-living adjustment for New York public retirement systems.

S5902 - Sponsor Memo

S5902 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5902

                       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 a 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:
  a. [A] EFFECTIVE ON THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN,
A  cost-of-living  adjustment shall be payable on the basis provided for
in this section to: (i) all pensioners who have attained age [sixty-two]
FIFTY-FIVE and have been retired for five years;  (ii)  [all  pensioners
who  have  attained  age fifty-five and have been retired for ten years;
(iii)] all disability pensioners regardless of age who have been retired
for five years; and [(iv)] (III) all recipients of an  accidental  death
benefit  regardless of age who have been receiving such benefit for five
years.
  § 2. Subdivision a 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:
  a. [A] EFFECTIVE ON THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN,
A  cost-of-living  adjustment shall be payable on the basis provided for
in this section to: (i) all pensioners who have attained age [sixty-two]
FIFTY-FIVE and have been retired for five years; AND (ii) [all  pension-
ers  who  have  attained  age  fifty-five  and have been retired for ten
years; and (iii)] all disability pensioners regardless of age  who  have
been retired for five years.
  §  3. Subdivision a of section 532-a of the education law, as added by
chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:

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

S5902A - 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
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6785
2015-2016: S3919
2017-2018: S6049

S5902A - Summary

Provides a cost-of-living adjustment for New York public retirement systems.

S5902A - Sponsor Memo

S5902A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5902--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 a 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:
  a. [A] EFFECTIVE ON THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN,
A cost-of-living adjustment shall be payable on the basis  provided  for
in this section to: (i) all pensioners who have attained age [sixty-two]
FIFTY-FIVE  and  have  been retired for five years; (ii) [all pensioners
who have attained age fifty-five and have been retired  for  ten  years;
(iii)] all disability pensioners regardless of age who have been retired
for  five  years; and [(iv)] (III) all recipients of an accidental death
benefit regardless of age who have been receiving such benefit for  five
years.
  § 2. Subdivision a 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:
  a. [A] EFFECTIVE ON THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN,
A cost-of-living adjustment shall be payable on the basis  provided  for
in this section to: (i) all pensioners who have attained age [sixty-two]
FIFTY-FIVE  and have been retired for five years; AND (ii) [all pension-
ers who have attained age fifty-five  and  have  been  retired  for  ten
years;  and  (iii)] all disability pensioners regardless of age who have
been retired for five years.

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

S5902B - 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
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6785
2015-2016: S3919
2017-2018: S6049

S5902B - Summary

Provides a cost-of-living adjustment for New York public retirement systems.

S5902B - Sponsor Memo

S5902B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5902--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 a 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:
  a. [A] EFFECTIVE ON THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN,
A cost-of-living adjustment shall be payable on the basis  provided  for
in this section to: (i) all pensioners who have attained age [sixty-two]
FIFTY-FIVE  and  have  been retired for five years; (ii) [all pensioners
who have attained age fifty-five and have been retired  for  ten  years;
(iii)] all disability pensioners regardless of age who have been retired
for  five  years; and [(iv)] (III) all recipients of an accidental death
benefit regardless of age who have been receiving such benefit for  five
years.
  § 2. Subdivision a 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:
  a. [A] EFFECTIVE ON THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN,
A cost-of-living adjustment shall be payable on the basis  provided  for
in this section to: (i) all pensioners who have attained age [sixty-two]
FIFTY-FIVE  and have been retired for five years; AND (ii) [all pension-
ers who have attained age fifty-five  and  have  been  retired  for  ten

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

S5902C (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
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6785
2015-2016: S3919
2017-2018: S6049

S5902C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a cost-of-living adjustment for New York public retirement systems.

S5902C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5902C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5902--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 a 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:
  a. [A] EFFECTIVE ON THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN,
A  cost-of-living  adjustment shall be payable on the basis provided for
in this section to: (i) all pensioners who have attained age [sixty-two]
FIFTY-FIVE and have been retired for five years;  (ii)  [all  pensioners
who  have  attained  age fifty-five and have been retired for ten years;
(iii)] all disability pensioners regardless of age who have been retired
for five years; and [(iv)] (III) all recipients of an  accidental  death
benefit  regardless of age who have been receiving such benefit for five
years.
  § 2. Subdivision a 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:
  a. [A] EFFECTIVE ON THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN,
A  cost-of-living  adjustment shall be payable on the basis provided for
in this section to: (i) all pensioners who have attained age [sixty-two]
FIFTY-FIVE and have been retired for five years; AND (ii) [all  pension-

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

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