senate Bill S8011A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing certain special accidental death benefits

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 23, 2020 print number 8011a
Mar 23, 2020 amend and recommit to local government
Mar 09, 2020 referred to local government

S8011 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §208-f, Gen Muni L; amd §361-a, R & SS L

S8011 - Summary

Relates to increasing certain special accidental death benefits; increases the special accidental death benefit paid to a widow or widower or the deceased member's children under the age of eighteen, or if a student, under the age of twenty-three.

S8011 - Sponsor Memo

S8011 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8011

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN  ACT to amend the general municipal law and the retirement and social
  security law, in relation to  increasing  certain  special  accidental
  death benefits

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

  Section 1. Subdivision c of section 208-f  of  the  general  municipal
law,  as  amended by chapter 382 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read
as follows:
  c. Commencing July first, two thousand [nineteen] TWENTY  the  special
accidental  death  benefit  paid  to  a widow or widower or the deceased
member's children under the age of eighteen or, if a student, under  the
age  of  twenty-three,  if the widow or widower has died, shall be esca-
lated by adding thereto an additional percentage of the  salary  of  the
deceased member (as increased pursuant to subdivision b of this section)
in accordance with the following schedule:
     calendar year of death
     of the deceased member              per centum
          1977 or prior                  [246.1%] 256.5%
          1978                           [236%] 246.1%
          1979                           [226.2%] 236%
          1980                           [216.7%] 226.2%
          1981                           [207.5%] 216.7%
          1982                           [198.5%] 207.5%
          1983                           [189.8%] 198.5%
          1984                           [181.4%] 189.8%
          1985                           [173.2%] 181.4%
          1986                           [165.2%] 173.2%
          1987                           [157.5%] 165.2%
          1988                           [150.0%] 157.5%
          1989                           [142.7%] 150.0%
          1990                           [135.7%] 142.7%
          1991                           [128.8%] 135.7%

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

Co-Sponsors

S8011A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §208-f, Gen Muni L; amd §361-a, R & SS L

S8011A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing certain special accidental death benefits; increases the special accidental death benefit paid to a widow or widower or the deceased member's children under the age of eighteen, or if a student, under the age of twenty-three.

S8011A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8011A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8011--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on Local Government --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the general municipal law and the retirement and social
  security law, in relation to  increasing  certain  special  accidental
  death benefits

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

  Section 1. Subdivision c of section 208-f  of  the  general  municipal
law,  as  amended by chapter 382 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read
as follows:
  c. Commencing July first, two thousand [nineteen] TWENTY  the  special
accidental  death  benefit  paid  to  a widow or widower or the deceased
member's children under the age of eighteen or, if a student, under  the
age  of  twenty-three,  if the widow or widower has died, shall be esca-
lated by adding thereto an additional percentage of the  salary  of  the
deceased member (as increased pursuant to subdivision b of this section)
in accordance with the following schedule:
     calendar year of death
     of the deceased member              per centum
          1977 or prior                  [246.1%] 256.5%
          1978                           [236%] 246.1%
          1979                           [226.2%] 236%
          1980                           [216.7%] 226.2%
          1981                           [207.5%] 216.7%
          1982                           [198.5%] 207.5%
          1983                           [189.8%] 198.5%
          1984                           [181.4%] 189.8%
          1985                           [173.2%] 181.4%
          1986                           [165.2%] 173.2%
          1987                           [157.5%] 165.2%
          1988                           [150.0%] 157.5%
          1989                           [142.7%] 150.0%

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

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