assembly Bill A8602

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the widow of Robert A. Serroen to change his retirement option

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Jan 10, 2022 referred to governmental employees


A8602 (ACTIVE) - Details

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A8602 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the widow of Robert A. Serroen to change his retirement option.

A8602 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 10, 2022
 Introduced  by M. of A. RA -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Governmental Employees
 AN ACT authorizing the widow of Robert A. Serroen to change his  retire-
   ment option
   Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
 Gina M. Serroen, the widow of Robert A. Serroen, who was employed by the
 Nassau County Sheriff's Department and was retired  from  the  New  York
 state  and  local  employees'  retirement  system effective December 17,
 2011, and for reasons not ascribable to his  own  negligence  failed  to
 change his retirement option selection prior to the expiration of thirty
 days following the date of payability of his retirement allowance, shall
 be  authorized  to  file  such  option  election  form  on behalf of her
 deceased husband to a joint allowance full option, if  within  one  year
 from the effective date of this act, she files a written request to that
 effect with the state comptroller.
   § 2. The costs associated with implementing the provisions of this act
 shall be borne by the County of Nassau.
   §  3.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to
 have been in full force and effect on and after such date.
   FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   This bill would allow Gina M. Serroen to file a  new  option  election
 form  on behalf of her deceased husband, Robert A. Serroen, changing the
 retirement option election to a joint allowance full. Robert A.  Serroen
 retired  on December 17, 2011 and died on May 12, 2013. The joint allow-
 ance full election will be deemed to have been in effect on the date  of
   If this bill is enacted during the 2022 legislative session, and a new
 option  election form filed, we anticipate that there will be an immedi-
 ate past service cost of approximately $1.14M which will be borne by the
 County of Nassau as a one-time payment. This estimate is  based  on  the
 assumption that payment will be made on February 1, 2023.
   Summary of relevant resources:

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