senate Bill S6420A

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to retirement benefits calculation for Katherine Sweeney

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 30, 2020 tabled
vetoed memo.70
Nov 18, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.890
substituted for s6420a
Jul 22, 2020 substituted by a8295a
ordered to third reading cal.890
Jul 21, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Apr 27, 2020 print number 6420a
Apr 27, 2020 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 08, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2019 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1797
Jun 10, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S6420A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 21, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S6420A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S6420A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

Jun 19, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S6420
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6420 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8295
Law Section:
Retirement

S6420 - Summary

Relates to the miscalculation of benefits paid to Katherine Sweeney.

S6420 - Sponsor Memo

S6420 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6420

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT relating to the miscalculation  of  benefits  paid  to  Katherine
  Sweeney

  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,
Katherine Sweeney, a member of the New York state  teachers'  retirement
system  from  June  24,  1968  through  June 30, 2004, shall continue to
receive the revised benefit amount as determined by the New  York  state
teachers' retirement system on November 1, 2018.
  §  2.  The  New  York  state teachers' retirement system shall pay all
costs associated with the overpayment to Katherine Sweeney in the amount
of $49,911.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill would allow Katherine Sweeney, a retired member of  the  New
York  State Teachers' Retirement System (NYSTRS), to continue to receive
the revised benefit amount as determined by NYSTRS on November 1,  2018.
Furthermore  NYSTRS  will  pay  the cost associated with the overpayment
made to Ms. Sweeney in the amount of $49,911.
  The cost of this benefit is equal to the overpayment amount of $49,911
required to be paid by NYSTRS on Ms. Sweeney's behalf. This cost  is  to
be borne by the employers of members of the NYSTRS.
  Member  data  is  from  the  System's  most recent actuarial valuation
files, consisting of data provided by the employers  to  the  Retirement
System.  Data  distributions and statistics can be found in the System's
Comprehensive Annual Financial  Report  (CAFR).  System  assets  are  as
reported  in the System's financial statements, and can also be found in
the CAFR. Actuarial assumptions and methods are provided in the System's
Actuarial Valuation Report.

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

S6420A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8295
Law Section:
Retirement

S6420A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the miscalculation of benefits paid to Katherine Sweeney.

S6420A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6420A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6420--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee on Civil Service and Pensions in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  relating  to  the  miscalculation of benefits paid to Katherine
  Sweeney

  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,
Katherine  Sweeney,  a member of the New York state teachers' retirement
system from June 24, 1968 through  June  30,  2004,  shall  continue  to
receive  the  revised benefit amount as determined by the New York state
teachers' retirement system that took effect with  her  benefit  payment
dated August 31, 2019.
  §  2.  The  New  York  state teachers' retirement system shall pay all
costs associated with the overpayment to Katherine Sweeney in the amount
of $64,275.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill would allow Katherine Sweeney, a retired member of  the  New
York  State Teachers' Retirement System (NYSTRS), to continue to receive
her revised benefit amount as determined by NYSTRS that took effect with
her benefit payment dated August  31,  2019.  Furthermore,  NYSTRS  will
absorb the $64,275 in overpayments made to Ms. Sweeney since her date of
retirement.
  The cost of this benefit is equal to the overpayment amount of $64,275
to  be  absorbed  by NYSTRS on Ms.  Sweeney's behalf. This cost is to be
borne by the employers of members of the NYSTRS.
  Member data is from  the  System's  most  recent  actuarial  valuation
files,  consisting  of  data provided by the employers to the Retirement

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

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