senate Bill S5630A

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2022 print number 5630a
Jan 25, 2022 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 05, 2022 referred to civil service and pensions
May 03, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Mar 15, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 3, 2021 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S5630
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 3, 2021

S5630 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6634
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§503, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6936, A9440
2017-2018: S3670, S7704, A3332, A9910
2019-2020: S3659, S7813, A5940, A9910

S5630 - 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.

S5630 - Sponsor Memo

S5630 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5630
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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
   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.

S5630A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6634
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§503, 603 & 604, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6936, A9440
2017-2018: S3670, S7704, A3332, A9910
2019-2020: S3659, S7813, A5940, A9910

S5630A (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.

S5630A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5630A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5630--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
   --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Civil Service and Pensions in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 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-

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08564-04-2
 S. 5630--A                          2

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