senate Bill S6313

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to extending the period of time to file an application for an accidental death benefit

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 11, 2019 signed chap.253
delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.200
substituted for a7892
Jun 17, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1445
Jun 04, 2019 referred to rules

S6313 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7892
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§61, 361, 509 & 607, R & SS L

S6313 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends the period of time to file an application for an accidental death benefit after the death of a member of the New York state and local employees' retirement system or the New York state and local police and fire retirement system.

S6313 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6313 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6313

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- (at request of the State Comptroller) --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
  extending  the period of time to file an application for an accidental
  death benefit after the death of a member of the New  York  state  and
  local  employees'  retirement  system  or the New York state and local
  police and fire retirement system

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

  Section  1.  The section heading and the opening paragraph of subdivi-
sion a of section 61 of the  retirement  and  social  security  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  336  of  the  laws of 1960, are amended to read as
follows:
  [Accidential] ACCIDENTAL death benefit.
  An [accidential] ACCIDENTAL  death  benefit  and  the  reserve-for-in-
creased-take-home-pay  shall  be  payable upon the death of a member if,
upon application filed within [two] FIVE years after the death  of  such
member,  the  comptroller shall determine, on the basis of the evidence,
that such member:
  § 2. The opening paragraph of subdivision a  of  section  361  of  the
retirement and social security law, as added by chapter 1000 of the laws
of 1966, is amended to read as follows:
  An  accidental  death benefit and the reserve-for-increased-take-home-
pay shall be payable upon the death of a member  if,  upon  application,
filed  within  [two] FIVE years after the death of such member the comp-
troller shall determine, on the basis of the evidence, that such member:
  § 3. The opening paragraph of subdivision a  of  section  509  of  the
retirement  and  social  security  law, as amended by chapter 489 of the
laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08969-04-9

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