assembly Bill A10029

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing police/fire members of the New York city fire department pension fund to obtain credit for service as an EMT member

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Current Bill Status Via S6980 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.490
substituted for a10029
May 31, 2022 substituted by s6980b
rules report cal.490
reported
May 25, 2022 reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
Apr 29, 2022 referred to governmental employees

Votes

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May 23, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S6980B
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 17, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S6980B
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 9, 2022 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S6980B
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

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A10029 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6980
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §513, R & SS L

A10029 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes police/fire members of the New York city fire department pension fund to obtain credit for certain prior service as an EMT member.

A10029 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10029
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Employees
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
   authorizing police/fire members of the New York city  fire  department
   pension fund to obtain credit for service as an EMT member
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph 2 of subdivision c of section 513 of the  retire-
 ment  and  social  security  law, as added by chapter 890 of the laws of
 1976, is amended to read as follows:
   2. (I) A police/fire member shall be eligible  to  obtain  credit  for
 service  with  a public employer described in paragraph one only if such
 service, if rendered prior to July first, nineteen  hundred  seventy-six
 by  a police/fire member who was subject to article eleven of this chap-
 ter, would have been eligible for credit in the  police/fire  retirement
 system or plan involved.
   (II)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, A
 MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT PENSION FUND SUBJECT TO THIS
 ARTICLE SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN CREDIT FOR ANY PERIOD  OF  ALLOWABLE
 SERVICE  RENDERED AS AN EMT MEMBER, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH
 ONE OF SUBDIVISION A OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED FOUR-E OF THIS  CHAPTER,  AS
 ADDED  BY  CHAPTER  577  OF THE LAWS OF 2000, WHICH IMMEDIATELY PRECEDES
 SERVICE IN THE UNIFORMED FORCE OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND  SUCH  SERVICE
 SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO  BE  IN SERVICE OF THE UNIFORMED FORCE OF THE FIRE
 DEPARTMENT FOR PURPOSES OF ELIGIBILITY FOR BENEFITS AND TO DETERMINE THE
 AMOUNT OF BENEFITS UNDER THE NEW YORK CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT PENSION FUND,
 PROVIDED THAT SUCH MEMBER PAYS OR TRANSFERS INTO THE NEW YORK CITY  FIRE
 DEPARTMENT  PENSION  FUND  ALL MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS SET FORTH IN SECTION
 FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTEEN OF THIS ARTICLE PLUS INTEREST, AT A RATE OF  FIVE
 PERCENT  PER  ANNUM.  FOR A MEMBER WHO TRANSFERS SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM
 THE NEW YORK CITY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO THE NEW YORK CITY FIRE
 DEPARTMENT PENSION FUND OR FOR A MEMBER WHO WITHDRAWS SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS
 FROM THE NEW YORK  CITY  EMPLOYEES'  RETIREMENT  SYSTEM,  SUCH  MEMBER'S
 MEMBERSHIP IN THE NEW YORK CITY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM SHALL CEASE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.