Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 29, 2021||
|Dec 17, 2021||
delivered to governor
|Jun 03, 2021||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.335
substituted for a6062
|May 24, 2021||
referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
|May 19, 2021||
advanced to third reading
|May 12, 2021||
2nd report cal.
|May 11, 2021||
1st report cal.1015
|May 03, 2021||
reported and committed to finance
|Feb 16, 2021||
referred to civil service and pensions
Senate Bill S4859Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Vetoed By Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S4859 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S4859 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4859 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to establishing a twenty-five year retirement plan for firefighters employed by the division of military and naval affairs PURPOSE: This bill would grant more equitable pensions to airport firefighters and training and safety officers in the New York State Division of Mili- tary and Naval Affairs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the retirement and social security law by adding a new section 89(x) to establish a twenty-five year pension with half-pay. Section two adds firefighter apprentice, airport firefighters, and
2021-S4859 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4859 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 16, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to establishing a twenty-five year retirement plan for firefighters employed by the division of military and naval affairs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new section 89-x to read as follows: § 89-X. TWENTY-FIVE YEAR RETIREMENT PLAN FOR FIREFIGHTERS EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS FIREFIGHTERS. A. A MEMBER WHO SERVES AS AN AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER APPRENTICE, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER I, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER II, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER III, OR TRAINING AND SAFETY OFFICER AND IS EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO RETIRE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. SUCH ELIGIBILITY SHALL BE AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE ELIGIBILITY PROVISIONS AVAILABLE UNDER ANY OTHER PLAN OF THIS ARTICLE TO WHICH SUCH MEMBER IS SUBJECT. B. SUCH MEMBER SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RETIRE UPON THE COMPLETION OF TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF TOTAL CREDITABLE SERVICE BY FILING AN APPLICATION THEREFOR IN THE MANNER PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION SEVENTY OF THIS ARTICLE. C. UPON COMPLETION OF TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SUCH SERVICE AND UPON RETIREMENT, EACH SUCH MEMBER SHALL RECEIVE A PENSION WHICH, TOGETHER WITH AN ANNUITY WHICH SHALL BE THE ACTUARIAL EQUIVALENT OF HIS OR HER ACCUMULATED CONTRIBUTIONS AT THE TIME OF HIS OR HER RETIREMENT AND AN ADDITIONAL PENSION WHICH IS THE ACTUARIAL EQUIVALENT OF THE RESERVED- FOR-INCREASED-TAKE-HOME-PAY TO WHICH HE OR SHE MAY THEN BE ENTITLED SHALL BE SUFFICIENT TO PROVIDE HIM OR HER WITH A RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE EQUAL TO ONE-HALF OF HIS OR HER FINAL AVERAGE SALARY. D. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "CREDITABLE SERVICE" SHALL INCLUDE ANY AND ALL SERVICES PERFORMED AS A FIREFIGHTER APPRENTICE, AIRPORT FIREFIGHTER EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.
Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.
Create an account. An account allows you to sign petitions with a single click, officially support or oppose key legislation, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.