assembly Bill A5884A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to enabling public employers to offer certain temporary retirement incentives for certain public employees

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (3)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2021 print number 5884a
May 17, 2021 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Mar 01, 2021 referred to governmental employees

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

A5884 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5559
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10897, S8801

A5884 - Summary

Enables public employers to offer an age fifty-five with ten years of service or age fifty with twenty-five years of service temporary retirement incentives for certain public employees.

A5884 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5884
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. BUTTENSCHON, RAMOS, McDONOUGH -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Governmental Employees
 
 AN ACT in relation to enabling public employers to offer certain  tempo-
   rary retirement incentives for certain public employees
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature  finds  and  declares
 that  the  state  is  experiencing economic difficulties and in order to
 avoid layoffs of public employees, a retirement incentive is  necessary.
 However, 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 in
 this act during the applicable time periods.
   § 2. Definitions. For purposes of this act, the following terms  shall
 have the following meanings:
   (a)  "Retirement system" means the New York state and local employees'
 retirement system, the New York state teachers' retirement  system,  the
 New  York  city  teachers' retirement system, the New York city board of
 education retirement system or the New York city  employees'  retirement
 system,  exclusive  of  the  retirement  plans  established  pursuant to
 sections 13-156 and 13-157 of the administrative code of the city of New
 York.
   (b) "State employer" means:
   (1) the executive branch of the state;
   (2) the state-operated institutions of the  state  university  of  New
 York;
   (3)  the  statutory and contract colleges operated pursuant to section
 357 of the education law;
   (4) the state university construction fund (hereinafter referred to in
 this act as the "fund");
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03546-02-1

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

A5884A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5559
Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10897, S8801

A5884A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables public employers to offer an age fifty-five with ten years of service or age fifty with twenty-five years of service temporary retirement incentives for certain public employees.

A5884A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5884--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BUTTENSCHON, RAMOS, McDONOUGH, DURSO, ZEBROWSKI,
   LUPARDO, JACKSON, GRIFFIN, DeSTEFANO -- read once and referred to  the
   Committee  on  Governmental  Employees  --  committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee

 AN  ACT in relation to enabling public employers to offer certain tempo-
   rary retirement incentives for certain public employees
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  findings. The legislature finds and declares
 that the state is experiencing economic difficulties  and  in  order  to
 avoid  layoffs of public employees, a retirement incentive is necessary.
 However, 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  in
 this act during the applicable time periods.
   §  2. Definitions. For purposes of this act, the following terms shall
 have the following meanings:
   (a) "Retirement system" means the New York state and local  employees'
 retirement  system,  the New York state teachers' retirement system, the
 New York city teachers' retirement system, the New York  city  board  of
 education  retirement  system or the New York city employees' retirement
 system, exclusive  of  the  retirement  plans  established  pursuant  to
 sections 13-156 and 13-157 of the administrative code of the city of New
 York.
   (b) "State employer" means:
   (1) the executive branch of the state;
   (2)  the  state-operated  institutions  of the state university of New
 York;
   (3) the statutory and contract colleges operated pursuant  to  section
 357 of the education law;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.