assembly Bill A7971A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program

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Current Bill Status Via S6981 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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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.457
substituted for a7971a
May 31, 2022 substituted by s6981b
rules report cal.457
reported
May 25, 2022 reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
Apr 21, 2022 print number 7971a
Apr 21, 2022 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental employees
Jun 04, 2021 referred to governmental employees

A7971 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6981
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §604-d, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8859
2019-2020: S5900

A7971 - Summary

Relates to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program; provides that members holding certain titles who due to their age at the time of enrollment in the age fifty-seven retirement program will not obtain twenty-five years of service credit and therefore will not be eligible for a refund of their additional member contributions shall not be required to make additional member contributions.

A7971 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7971
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 4, 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
   additional member contributions for  certain  members  under  the  age
   fifty-seven retirement program

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph 1 of  subdivision  f  of  section  604-d  of  the
 retirement  and  social security law is amended by adding a new subpara-
 graph (iv) to read as follows:
   (IV) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS PARA-
 GRAPH, A PARTICIPANT HOLDING THE TITLE OF CARPENTER, SUPERVISOR  CARPEN-
 TER,  SHIP  CARPENTER,  SUPERVISOR  SHIP CARPENTER, RIGGER, DOCKBUILDER,
 SUPERVISOR DOCKBUILDER AND  GENERAL  SUPERVISOR  DOCKBUILDER  WHO  IS  A
 PARTICIPANT  IN THE AGE FIFTY-SEVEN RETIREMENT PROGRAM AND WHOSE AGE AND
 ALLOWABLE SERVICE ARE SUCH THAT HE OR SHE COULD NOT POSSIBLY BE ABLE  TO
 ACCUMULATE  AT  LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE BY THE TIME HE OR SHE
 REACHES AGE FIFTY-SEVEN, SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO  MAKE  THE  ADDITIONAL
 MEMBER  CONTRIBUTION  PURSUANT  TO  SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
 ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE TITLES LISTED IN THIS SUBPARAGRAPH WHO  HAS  MADE
 ADDITIONAL  MEMBER  CONTRIBUTIONS  PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS
 PARAGRAPH PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF  TWO
 THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE THAT ADDED THIS SUBPARAGRAPH SHALL RECEIVE A REFUND
 OF THE EMPLOYEE PORTION OF SUCH  CONTRIBUTIONS  PLUS  INTEREST  PROVIDED
 THAT  THEIR  AGE AND ALLOWABLE SERVICE ARE SUCH THAT HE OR SHE COULD NOT
 POSSIBLY BE ABLE TO ACCUMULATE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE  BY
 THE TIME HE OR SHE REACHES AGE FIFTY-SEVEN.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   SUMMARY  OF  BILL:  This  proposed  legislation  would  amend New York
 Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) Section 604-d to  exempt  from
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

A7971A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6981
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §604-d, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8859
2019-2020: S5900

A7971A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to additional member contributions for certain members under the age fifty-seven retirement program; provides that members holding certain titles who due to their age at the time of enrollment in the age fifty-seven retirement program will not obtain twenty-five years of service credit and therefore will not be eligible for a refund of their additional member contributions shall not be required to make additional member contributions.

A7971A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7971--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 4, 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
   additional member contributions for  certain  members  under  the  age
   fifty-seven retirement program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph 1 of  subdivision  f  of  section  604-d  of  the
 retirement  and  social security law is amended by adding a new subpara-
 graph (iv) to read as follows:
   (IV) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS PARA-
 GRAPH, A PARTICIPANT HOLDING THE TITLE OF CARPENTER, SUPERVISOR  CARPEN-
 TER,  SHIP  CARPENTER,  SUPERVISOR  SHIP CARPENTER, RIGGER, DOCKBUILDER,
 SUPERVISOR DOCKBUILDER AND  GENERAL  SUPERVISOR  DOCKBUILDER  WHO  IS  A
 PARTICIPANT  IN THE AGE FIFTY-SEVEN RETIREMENT PROGRAM AND WHOSE AGE AND
 ALLOWABLE SERVICE ARE SUCH THAT HE OR SHE COULD NOT POSSIBLY BE ABLE  TO
 ACCUMULATE  AT  LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE BY THE TIME HE OR SHE
 REACHES AGE FIFTY-SEVEN, SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO  MAKE  THE  ADDITIONAL
 MEMBER  CONTRIBUTION  PURSUANT  TO  SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
 ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE TITLES LISTED IN THIS SUBPARAGRAPH WHO  HAS  MADE
 ADDITIONAL  MEMBER  CONTRIBUTIONS  PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS
 PARAGRAPH PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF THE LAWS OF  TWO
 THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO THAT ADDED THIS SUBPARAGRAPH SHALL RECEIVE A REFUND
 OF THE EMPLOYEE PORTION OF SUCH  CONTRIBUTIONS  PLUS  INTEREST  PROVIDED
 THAT  THEIR  AGE AND ALLOWABLE SERVICE ARE SUCH THAT HE OR SHE COULD NOT
 POSSIBLY BE ABLE TO ACCUMULATE AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE  BY
 THE TIME HE OR SHE REACHES AGE FIFTY-SEVEN.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06522-06-2