senate Bill S1091A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes a municipality to increase the number of years of service that a participant in a defined contribution plan or defined benefit plan service award program may receive a contribution

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 20, 2021 signed chap.400
Aug 09, 2021 delivered to governor
May 24, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.81
substituted for a2239a
Apr 28, 2021 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 22, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 1091a
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.158
Jan 06, 2021 referred to local government

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S1091 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2239
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§218 & 219, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5895, A7276

S1091 - Summary

Authorizes a municipality to increase the number of years of service that a participant in a defined contribution plan or defined benefit plan service award program may receive a contribution for up to an additional ten years, to a maximum of fifty years; makes related provisions.

S1091 - Sponsor Memo

S1091 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1091
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to increasing the
   number of years of service that a participant in  a  defined  contrib-
   ution  plan  service  award  program or a defined benefit plan service
   award program may receive a contribution
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  (b)  of section 218 of the general municipal
 law, as amended by chapter 474 of the laws of 2019, is amended  to  read
 as follows:
   (b) The sponsor of a defined contribution plan shall contribute to the
 plan a fixed amount of money, as determined by the sponsor, on behalf of
 each participant who is credited with a year of service. The minimum and
 maximum  contribution  requirements  for  a defined contribution service
 award program shall be as follows. The minimum contribution shall be one
 hundred twenty dollars per year of  service.  The  maximum  contribution
 shall  be twelve hundred dollars per year of service. The maximum number
 of years of service for which a participant may receive  a  contribution
 shall  be [forty] FIFTY years. The sponsor shall appropriate annually an
 amount sufficient to pay the contributions.
   § 2. Subdivision (b) of section 219 of the general municipal  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  452  of  the  laws  of 2004, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (b) The minimum and maximum  retirement  benefit  requirements  for  a
 service award program that is a defined benefit plan shall be defined as
 follows.  Each participating active volunteer firefighter shall be enti-
 tled to a minimum service award benefit of five dollars  per  month  for
 each  year  of  firefighting  service  completed  after  satisfying  the
 program's  eligibility  requirement  and  after  establishment  of   the
 program.  The  maximum  benefit amount payable to a participating active

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

Co-Sponsors

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S1091A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2239
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§218 & 219, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5895, A7276

S1091A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a municipality to increase the number of years of service that a participant in a defined contribution plan or defined benefit plan service award program may receive a contribution for up to an additional ten years, to a maximum of fifty years; makes related provisions.

S1091A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1091A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1091--A
     Cal. No. 158
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. GAUGHRAN, BROOKS, COMRIE, HINCHEY, MANNION -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee  on Local Government -- reported favorably from said commit-
   tee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a  third  reading,
   amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
   third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing  a
   municipality to increase the number of years of service that a partic-
   ipant  in  a  defined  contribution  plan  service  award program or a
   defined benefit plan service award program may receive a contribution
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  (b)  of section 218 of the general municipal
 law, as amended by chapter 474 of the laws of 2019, is amended  to  read
 as follows:
   (b) The sponsor of a defined contribution plan shall contribute to the
 plan a fixed amount of money, as determined by the sponsor, on behalf of
 each participant who is credited with a year of service. The minimum and
 maximum  contribution  requirements  for  a defined contribution service
 award program shall be as follows. The minimum contribution shall be one
 hundred twenty dollars per year of  service.  The  maximum  contribution
 shall  be twelve hundred dollars per year of service. The maximum number
 of years of service for which a participant may receive  a  contribution
 shall  be  forty years. The sponsor shall appropriate annually an amount
 sufficient to pay the contributions.  THE GOVERNING BOARD OF A POLITICAL
 SUBDIVISION MAY EXTEND THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF YEARS OF SERVICE FOR  WHICH
 A  PARTICIPANT  MAY  RECEIVE  A CONTRIBUTION FOR UP TO AN ADDITIONAL TEN
 YEARS, TO A MAXIMUM OF FIFTY YEARS, AND SUCH INCREASES IN THE NUMBER  OF
 YEARS  MAY BE ADDED IN MULTIPLE INCREMENTS OR IN A SINGLE ACTION, PURSU-
 ANT TO THE ADOPTION OF THE REQUIRED RESOLUTION  OR  RESOLUTIONS  OF  THE
 GOVERNING  BOARD,  RECEIVING  THE  AFFIRMATIVE  VOTE  OF  AT LEAST SIXTY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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