senate Bill S8215

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Grants Sean O'Brien additional service credit with the New York state and local employees' retirement system

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


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Apr 22, 2020 referred to civil service and pensions

S8215 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7165

S8215 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants Sean O'Brien additional service credit with the New York state and local employees' retirement system for the period beginning January 16, 2003 and ending on May 23, 2003, for his enrollment in the Basic Course for Police Officers at the State University of New York College of Technology at Canton.

S8215 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8215 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8215

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 22, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT in relation to granting Sean O'Brien  additional  service  credit
  with the New York state and local employees' retirement system

  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,  Sean  O'Brien,
currently  an undersheriff with the St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office
and member of the New York state and local employees' retirement  system
covered  by  section  552 of the retirement and social security law, who
for the period beginning January 16, 2003 and ending on  May  23,  2003,
was  employed as a police officer by the village of Massena and enrolled
in the Basic Course for Police Officers at the State University  of  New
York  College of Technology at Canton, and who, for reasons not ascriba-
ble to his own negligence, was not granted service credit for his period
of training, shall be granted such service credit under section  552  of
the retirement and social security law, if on or before the thirty-first
of  December  next  succeeding  the effective date of this act, he shall
file a written request to that effect with the state comptroller.
  § 2. All past service costs incurred in implementing the provisions of
this act shall be borne by the village of Massena.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
  FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
  This bill would allow detective Sean O'Brien to receive service credit
in New York State and  Local  Employees'  Retirement  System  (ERS)  for
unpaid  police  officer  training  for the Village of Massena during the
period January 16, 2003 through  May  23,  2003.  Detective  O'Brien  is
currently  a Tier 4 ERS member employed by the St. Lawrence County Sher-
iff's Office and covered by the provisions of Section 552 of the Retire-
ment and Social Security Law (RSSL). Under  current law, salary must  be
paid  for  rendered  service  to  be  credited. Further, credit for paid
police cadet service is available for purchase under  certain  New  York
State  and Local Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) plans only (no
ERS plans) and must be paid by the member.

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

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