senate Bill S6217

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes accidental disability retirement for correction officers, correction supervisors, deputy sheriff patrol and deputy sheriff patrol supervisors

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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
Jun 14, 2019 print number 6217a
Jun 14, 2019 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 23, 2019 referred to civil service and pensions

S6217 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §605-f, R & SS L

S6217 - Summary

Establishes accidental disability retirement for correction officers, correction supervisors, deputy sheriff patrol and deputy sheriff patrol supervisors; provides that the annual retirement allowance payable upon accidental disability retirement shall be a pension of three-quarters of a member's final average salary.

S6217 - Sponsor Memo

S6217 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6217

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 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 accidental disability retirement for correction officers,
  correction supervisors,  deputy  sheriff  patrol  and  deputy  sheriff
  patrol supervisors

  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 605-f to read as follows:
  § 605-F. ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY  RETIREMENT  FOR  CORRECTION  OFFICERS,
CORRECTION  SUPERVISORS, DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL AND DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL
SUPERVISORS. A. A MEMBER EMPLOYED AS A  CORRECTION  OFFICER,  CORRECTION
SUPERVISOR,  DEPUTY  SHERIFF PATROL AND DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL SUPERVISOR
SHALL BE ENTITLED TO AN ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT  ALLOWANCE  IF,
AT THE TIME APPLICATION THEREFOR IS FILED, SUCH MEMBER IS:
  1. PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED FOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTY AS THE
NATURAL  AND  PROXIMATE  RESULT  OF  AN ACCIDENT, UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE
PROVED BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE, NOT CAUSED  BY  HIS  OR  HER  OWN  WILLFUL
NEGLIGENCE, SUSTAINED IN SUCH SERVICE AND WHILE ACTUALLY A MEMBER OF THE
RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND
  2.  ACTUALLY  IN  SERVICE  UPON  WHICH HIS OR HER MEMBERSHIP IS BASED.
HOWEVER, IN A CASE WHERE A MEMBER IS DISCONTINUED  FROM  SERVICE  SUBSE-
QUENT TO THE ACCIDENT, EITHER VOLUNTARILY OR INVOLUNTARILY, AND PROVIDED
THAT THE MEMBER MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION,  APPLICATION MAY BE MADE NOT LATER THAN TWO YEARS AFTER THE MEMBER
IS FIRST DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE.
  B. APPLICATION FOR AN ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT  ALLOWANCE  FOR
SUCH A MEMBER MAY BE MADE BY:
  1. SUCH MEMBER; OR
  2. THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT IN WHICH SUCH MEMBER IS EMPLOYED; OR

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

S6217A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §605-f, R & SS L

S6217A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes accidental disability retirement for correction officers, correction supervisors, deputy sheriff patrol and deputy sheriff patrol supervisors; provides that the annual retirement allowance payable upon accidental disability retirement shall be a pension of three-quarters of a member's final average salary.

S6217A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6217A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6217--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 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, in  relation  to
  establishing accidental disability retirement for correction officers,
  correction  supervisors,  deputy  sheriff  patrol  and  deputy sheriff
  patrol supervisors

  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 605-f to read as follows:
  §  605-F.  ACCIDENTAL  DISABILITY  RETIREMENT FOR CORRECTION OFFICERS,
CORRECTION SUPERVISORS, DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL AND DEPUTY SHERIFF  PATROL
SUPERVISORS.  A.  A  MEMBER EMPLOYED AS A CORRECTION OFFICER, CORRECTION
SUPERVISOR, DEPUTY SHERIFF PATROL AND DEPUTY SHERIFF  PATROL  SUPERVISOR
SHALL  BE  ENTITLED TO AN ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE IF,
AT THE TIME APPLICATION THEREFOR IS FILED, SUCH MEMBER IS:
  1. PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY INCAPACITATED FOR PERFORMANCE OF DUTY AS THE
NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN  ACCIDENT,  UNLESS  THE  CONTRARY  BE
PROVED  BY  COMPETENT  EVIDENCE,  NOT  CAUSED  BY HIS OR HER OWN WILLFUL
NEGLIGENCE, SUSTAINED IN SUCH SERVICE AND WHILE ACTUALLY A MEMBER OF THE
RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND
  2. ACTUALLY IN SERVICE UPON WHICH HIS  OR  HER  MEMBERSHIP  IS  BASED.
HOWEVER,  IN  A  CASE WHERE A MEMBER IS DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE SUBSE-
QUENT TO THE ACCIDENT, EITHER VOLUNTARILY OR INVOLUNTARILY, AND PROVIDED
THAT THE MEMBER MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPH ONE OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, APPLICATION MAY BE MADE NOT LATER THAN TWO YEARS AFTER THE  MEMBER
IS FIRST DISCONTINUED FROM SERVICE.
  B.  APPLICATION  FOR AN ACCIDENTAL DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE FOR
SUCH A MEMBER MAY BE MADE BY:

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

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