assembly Bill A6634A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to age and service eligibility requirements for ordinary retirement for members of the unified court system

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 15, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 12, 2022 print number 6634a
Jan 12, 2022 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental employees
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 10, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.765
rules report cal.765
reported
reported referred to rules
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 23, 2021 referred to governmental employees

A6634 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5630
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§503, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9440, S6936
2017-2018: A3332, A9910, S3670, S7704
2019-2020: A5940, A9910, S3659, S7813

A6634 - Summary

Relates to age and service eligibility requirements for ordinary retirement for members of the unified court system; restores 55/30 for all members; reduces the retirement age from 63 to 62.

A6634 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6634
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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
   eligibility for retirement benefits for certain members of the unified
   court system
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision a of section 503 of the retirement and social
 security law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012,  is  amended
 to read as follows:
   a.  The  normal  service  retirement benefit specified in section five
 hundred four of this article shall be payable to general members,  other
 than  elective  members,  who  have met the minimum service requirements
 upon retirement and attainment of age sixty-two,  provided,  however,  a
 general  member  who  is  a  peace officer employed by the unified court
 system or a member of a teachers' retirement system may  retire  without
 reduction  of  his or her retirement benefit upon attainment of at least
 fifty-five years of age and  completion  of  thirty  or  more  years  of
 service.  For members who become members of the New York state and local
 employees' retirement system on  or  after  April  first,  two  thousand
 twelve, the normal service retirement benefits specified in section five
 hundred  four of this article shall be payable to general members, other
 than elective members, who have met  the  minimum  service  requirements
 upon  retirement  and  attainment  of  age sixty-three; PROVIDED THAT, A
 MEMBER WHO IS A PEACE OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE UNIFIED COURT  SYSTEM  MAY
 RETIRE  WITHOUT  REDUCTION OF HIS OR HER RETIREMENT BENEFIT UPON ATTAIN-
 MENT OF AT LEAST FIFTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND  COMPLETION  OF  THIRTY  OR
 MORE YEARS OF SERVICE.
   §  2.  Subdivisions  a  and  a-1  of section 603 of the retirement and
 social security law, subdivision a as amended  and  subdivision  a-1  as
 added by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A6634A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5630
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§503, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9440, S6936
2017-2018: A3332, A9910, S3670, S7704
2019-2020: A5940, A9910, S3659, S7813

A6634A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to age and service eligibility requirements for ordinary retirement for members of the unified court system; restores 55/30 for all members; reduces the retirement age from 63 to 62.

A6634A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6634--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 23, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ABBATE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Governmental  Employees -- recommitted to the Committee on Govern-
   mental Employees in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- commit-
   tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
   mitted to said committee

 AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
   eligibility for retirement benefits for certain members of the unified
   court system
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision a of section 503 of the retirement and social
 security law, as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2012,  is  amended
 to read as follows:
   a.  The  normal  service  retirement benefit specified in section five
 hundred four of this article shall be payable to general members,  other
 than  elective  members,  who  have met the minimum service requirements
 upon retirement and attainment of age sixty-two,  provided,  however,  a
 general  member  who  is  a  peace officer employed by the unified court
 system or a member of a teachers' retirement system may  retire  without
 reduction  of  his or her retirement benefit upon attainment of at least
 fifty-five years of age and  completion  of  thirty  or  more  years  of
 service.  For members who become members of the New York state and local
 employees' retirement system on  or  after  April  first,  two  thousand
 twelve, the normal service retirement benefits specified in section five
 hundred  four of this article shall be payable to general members, other
 than elective members, who have met  the  minimum  service  requirements
 upon  retirement  and  attainment  of  age sixty-three; PROVIDED THAT, A
 MEMBER WHO IS A PEACE OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE UNIFIED COURT  SYSTEM  MAY
 RETIRE  WITHOUT  REDUCTION OF HIS OR HER RETIREMENT BENEFIT UPON ATTAIN-
 MENT OF AT LEAST FIFTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND  COMPLETION  OF  THIRTY  OR
 MORE YEARS OF SERVICE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08564-03-2