senate Bill S7807A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a death benefit for deputy sheriffs employed by Nassau county

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 03, 2020 print number 7807a
Mar 03, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to civil service and pensions
Feb 24, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions

S7807 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9858
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§508-b & 606-b, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3759, A6511

S7807 - Summary

Establishes a death benefit for deputy sheriffs employed by Nassau county entitling the sheriff's beneficiaries to receive in a lump sum an amount payable which shall equal the pension reserve that would have been established had the member retired on the date of his or her death.

S7807 - Sponsor Memo

S7807 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7807

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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
  certain death benefits for deputy sheriffs employed by Nassau county

  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 508-b to read as follows:
  § 508-B. DEATH BENEFITS FOR DEPUTY SHERIFFS EMPLOYED BY NASSAU COUNTY.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE  CONTRARY,  WHERE  A  DEPUTY
SHERIFF  EMPLOYED BY NASSAU COUNTY WOULD HAVE BEEN ENTITLED TO A SERVICE
RETIREMENT BENEFIT AT THE TIME OF HIS OR HER DEATH AND WHERE HIS OR  HER
DEATH OCCURS ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE BENEFI-
CIARY  OR  BENEFICIARIES  MAY ELECT TO RECEIVE, IN A LUMP SUM, AN AMOUNT
PAYABLE WHICH SHALL BE EQUAL TO THE PENSION RESERVE THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN
ESTABLISHED HAD THE MEMBER RETIRED ON THE DATE OF HIS OR HER  DEATH,  OR
THE VALUE OF THE DEATH BENEFIT, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
  § 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
section 606-b to read as follows:
  § 606-B. DEATH BENEFITS FOR DEPUTY SHERIFFS EMPLOYED BY NASSAU COUNTY.
NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION  OF  LAW TO THE CONTRARY, WHERE A DEPUTY
SHERIFF EMPLOYED BY NASSAU COUNTY WOULD HAVE BEEN ENTITLED TO A  SERVICE
RETIREMENT  BENEFIT AT THE TIME OF HIS OR HER DEATH AND WHERE HIS OR HER
DEATH OCCURS ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE BENEFI-
CIARY OR BENEFICIARIES MAY ELECT TO RECEIVE, IN A LUMP  SUM,  AN  AMOUNT
PAYABLE WHICH SHALL BE EQUAL TO THE PENSION RESERVE THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN
ESTABLISHED  HAD  THE MEMBER RETIRED ON THE DATE OF HIS OR HER DEATH, OR
THE VALUE OF THE DEATH BENEFIT, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
  §  3.  All  past  services  costs  associated  with  implementing  the
provisions of this act shall be borne by Nassau county.
  § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This  bill would modify the in-service death benefit for Nassau County
Deputy Sheriffs who are retirement eligible in tiers 3 through 6 of  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S7807A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9858
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§508-b & 606-b, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3759, A6511

S7807A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a death benefit for deputy sheriffs employed by Nassau county entitling the sheriff's beneficiaries to receive in a lump sum an amount payable which shall equal the pension reserve that would have been established had the member retired on the date of his or her death.

S7807A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7807A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7807--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 a death benefit for deputy sheriffs  employed  by  Nassau
  county

  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 508-b to read as follows:
  § 508-B. DEATH BENEFIT FOR DEPUTY SHERIFFS EMPLOYED BY NASSAU  COUNTY.
NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION  OF  LAW TO THE CONTRARY, WHERE A DEPUTY
SHERIFF WOULD HAVE BEEN ENTITLED TO A SERVICE RETIREMENT BENEFIT AT  THE
TIME  OF  HIS OR HER DEATH AND WHERE HIS OR HER DEATH OCCURS ON OR AFTER
THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE BENEFICIARY OR BENEFICIARIES MAY
ELECT TO RECEIVE, IN A LUMP SUM, AN AMOUNT PAYABLE WHICH SHALL BE  EQUAL
TO  THE  PENSION RESERVE THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED HAD THE MEMBER
RETIRED ON THE DATE OF HIS OR HER DEATH, OR THE VALUE OF THE DEATH BENE-
FIT AND THE RESERVE-FOR-INCREASED-TAKE-HOME-PAY, IF  ANY,  WHICHEVER  IS
GREATER.
  § 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
section 606-b to read as follows:
  §  606-B. DEATH BENEFIT FOR DEPUTY SHERIFFS EMPLOYED BY NASSAU COUNTY.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE  CONTRARY,  WHERE  A  DEPUTY
SHERIFF  WOULD HAVE BEEN ENTITLED TO A SERVICE RETIREMENT BENEFIT AT THE
TIME OF HIS OR HER DEATH AND WHERE HIS OR HER DEATH OCCURS ON  OR  AFTER
THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE BENEFICIARY OR BENEFICIARIES MAY
ELECT  TO RECEIVE, IN A LUMP SUM, AN AMOUNT PAYABLE WHICH SHALL BE EQUAL
TO THE PENSION RESERVE THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED HAD  THE  MEMBER
RETIRED ON THE DATE OF HIS OR HER DEATH, OR THE VALUE OF THE DEATH BENE-
FIT  AND  THE  RESERVE-FOR-INCREASED-TAKE-HOME-PAY, IF ANY, WHICHEVER IS
GREATER.

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

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