senate Bill S5955

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of Syracuse to offer an optional twenty year retirement program to police officer Thomas R. Nicolini

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.466
substituted for a7890
referred to ways and means
Jun 18, 2019 delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
ordered to third reading cal.1575
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 16, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

S5955 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7890
Law Section:
Retirement

S5955 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the city of Syracuse to offer an optional twenty year retirement program to police officer Thomas R. Nicolini.

S5955 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5955 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5955

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to authorize the city of Syracuse, in the county of  Onondaga  to
  offer an optional twenty year retirement plan to police officer Thomas
  R.  Nicolini

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

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
the city of Syracuse, in the county of Onondaga, a participating employ-
er in the New York state and local police and  fire  retirement  system,
which  previously  elected  to offer the optional twenty year retirement
plan, established pursuant to section 384-d of the retirement and social
security law, to police  officers  employed  by  such  town,  is  hereby
authorized  to  make  participation  in such plan available to Thomas R.
Nicolini, a police officer employed by the city of Syracuse with a start
date of July 23, 1999, who, for reasons not ascribable to his own negli-
gence, failed to make  a  timely  application  to  participate  in  such
optional  twenty year retirement plan. The city of Syracuse may so elect
by filing with the state comptroller, within six months from the  effec-
tive  date  of  this  act,  a resolution of its town board together with
certification that such police officer did not bar himself from  partic-
ipation in such retirement plan as a result of his own negligence. Ther-
eafter, such police officer may elect to be covered by the provisions of
section  384-d  of  the retirement and social security law, and shall be
entitled to the full rights and benefits associated with coverage  under
such  section,  by  filing a request to that effect with the state comp-
troller within six months from the effective date of such resolution.
  § 2. All past costs associated with  implementing  the  provisions  of
this act shall be borne by the city of Syracuse.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:

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

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