|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 03, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8477
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8477 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8477 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8477 SPONSOR: JORDAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the county of Columbia to offer an optional twenty year retirement plan to Theodore Blank, a deputy sheriff employed by such county SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 provides the necessary statutory authority to provide Columbia County Deputy Sheriff Theodore Blank the opportunity to elect to join the twenty-year retirement plan pursuant to sections 553 of the retire- ment and social security law. Section 2 allows Deputy Theodore Blank to elect to participate in the twenty year retirement plan. Section 3 establishes the financial responsibility for the costs associ- ated with implementing this Act.
S8477 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8477 I N S E N A T E June 3, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JORDAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to authorize the county of Columbia to offer an optional twenty year retirement plan to Theodore Blank, a deputy sheriff employed by such county 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, Theodore Blank, a member of the optional twenty-five year retirement plan for certain sheriffs, undersheriffs, deputy sheriffs and correction officers pursuant to section 89-p of the retirement and social security law, who was employed as Columbia county sheriff in 2014, and who through no fault of his own, failed to file a timely application to participate in the special twenty year retirement plan contained in section 553 of the retirement and social security law resulting in the crediting of his service with the county of Columbia in the retirement plan contained in section 89-p of such law, shall be given full credit in the section 553 twenty year retirement plan for such service upon the election of the county of Columbia to assume the additional cost of such service and his election to participate in such plan. The county of Columbia may so elect within one year of the effective date of this act, by filing with the state comptroller a resolution of its local legisla- tive body together with certification that such member did not bar himself from participation in such retirement plan as a result of his own negligence. § 2. Such deputy sheriff may elect to be covered by the provisions of section 553 of the retirement and social security law and shall be enti- tled to the full rights and benefits associated with coverage under such section by filing a request to that effect with the state comptroller within eighteen months of the effective date of this act. § 3. All employer past service costs associated with the implementa- tion of this act shall be borne by Columbia county, and may be amortized over a period of five years. § 4. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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