senate Bill S8151A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a temporary retirement incentive for certain public employees who are above age fifty-five and with twenty-five years of service

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2020 print number 8151a
Jun 16, 2020 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Apr 08, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions

Co-Sponsors

S8151 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10477
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement

S8151 - Summary

Establishes a temporary retirement incentive for certain public employees who are above age fifty-five and with twenty-five years of service.

S8151 - Sponsor Memo

S8151 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8151

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. MARTINEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to provide temporary  retirement  incentive  for  certain  public
  employees

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

  Section 1. This act enacts into law  components  of  legislation  that
would  establish  an  age  55/25  temporary incentive for certain public
employees.
  § 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds and declares that the
retirement benefit for certain public employees who are above age 55 and
with 25 years of service provided for in this act is intended only to be
temporary in nature for employees who are eligible to receive and quali-
fy for the applicable benefit during the applicable time periods  speci-
fied  in  this  act.  Further, nothing in this act shall be construed to
create an expectation of a future or continuing retirement  benefit  for
any  public  employee who is not eligible to receive and qualify for the
retirement benefits herein during the applicable time periods.
  § 3. Definitions. As used in this  act,  unless  the  context  clearly
requires otherwise:
  (a)  "Retirement system" means the New York state and local employees'
retirement system and the New York state teachers' retirement system.
  (b) "Teachers' retirement system" means the New York  state  teachers'
retirement system.
  (c) "Participating employer" means an educational employer, the state-
operated  institutions of the state university of New York, and a commu-
nity college operating under a program of the state  university  of  New
York,  which  participates  in  a  retirement  system as defined in this
section, who employs members  who  hold  positions  represented  by  the
recognized  collective  bargaining  units  affiliated  with the New York
state united teachers employee organization.
  (d) "Educational employer" means a participating employer which  is  a
school  district,  a  board of cooperative educational services, a voca-
tional education and extension board, an institution for the instruction

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

Co-Sponsors

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S8151A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10477
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement

S8151A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a temporary retirement incentive for certain public employees who are above age fifty-five and with twenty-five years of service.

S8151A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8151A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8151--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MARTINEZ,  HARCKHAM,  SKOUFIS  --  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 provide temporary  retirement  incentive  for  certain  public
  employees

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

  Section 1. This act enacts into law  components  of  legislation  that
would  establish  an  age  55/25  temporary incentive for certain public
employees.
  § 2. Legislative findings. The legislature finds and declares that the
retirement benefit for certain public employees who are above age 55 and
with 25 years of service provided for in this act is intended only to be
temporary in nature for employees who are eligible to receive and quali-
fy for the applicable benefit during the applicable time periods  speci-
fied  in  this  act.  Further, nothing in this act shall be construed to
create an expectation of a future or continuing retirement  benefit  for
any  public  employee who is not eligible to receive and qualify for the
retirement benefits herein during the applicable time periods.
  § 3. Definitions. As used in this  act,  unless  the  context  clearly
requires otherwise:
  (a)  "Retirement system" means the New York state and local employees'
retirement system and the New York state teachers' retirement system.
  (b) "Teachers' retirement system" means the New York  state  teachers'
retirement system.
  (c) "Participating employer" means an educational employer, the state-
operated  institutions of the state university of New York, and a commu-
nity college operating under a program of the state  university  of  New
York,  and  which participates in a retirement system as defined in this
section.
  (d) "Educational employer" means a participating employer which  is  a
school  district,  a  board of cooperative educational services, a voca-
tional education and extension board, an institution for the instruction

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

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