assembly Bill A10037

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments

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Apr 29, 2022 referred to governmental employees

A10037 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5631
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§78-a & 378-a, R & SS L; amd §532-a, Ed L; amd §13-696, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5901

A10037 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments; increases benefits from fifty to one hundred percent.

A10037 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10037
 
                           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, the education
   law and the administrative code of the city of New York,  in  relation
   to providing cost-of-living adjustments
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision g of section 78-a of the retirement and  social
 security law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
 read as follows:
   g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
 OF  SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-THREE,  the  surviving spouse of a
 deceased retired member who retired under an option which provides  that
 benefits  are to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the
 death of the retired member,  shall  be  entitled  to  receive  benefits
 pursuant  to  this  section.  Said benefits shall be [fifty] ONE HUNDRED
 percent of the monthly benefits which the pensioner would  be  receiving
 pursuant  to  this  section  if  living,  and  shall commence (i) with a
 payment for the month of September, two thousand TWENTY-THREE,  or  (ii)
 the  month following the death of the deceased retired member, whichever
 is later.
   § 2. Subdivision g of section 378-a of the retirement and social secu-
 rity law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to
 read as follows:
   g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
 OF  SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-THREE,  the  surviving spouse of a
 deceased retired member who retired under an option which provides  that
 benefits  are to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the
 death of the retired member,  shall  be  entitled  to  receive  benefits
 pursuant  to  this  section.  Said benefits shall be [fifty] ONE HUNDRED
 percent of the monthly benefits which the pensioner would  be  receiving
 pursuant  to  this  section  if  living,  and  shall commence (i) with a
 payment for the month of September, two thousand TWENTY-THREE,  or  (ii)
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09819-07-2