senate Bill S8477

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a twenty year retirement plan for members or officers of law enforcement

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.557
substituted for a9325
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 31, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1664
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 10, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Mar 04, 2022 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 31, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S8477
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 9, 2022 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S8477
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

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S8477 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9325
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §383-e, R & SS L

S8477 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a twenty year retirement plan for members or officers of law enforcement; includes every non-seasonally appointed sworn member or officer of the division of law enforcement in the department of environmental conservation, a forest ranger in the service of the department of environmental conservation, a police officer in the department of environmental conservation, the regional state park police, and university police officers in such twenty year plan.

S8477 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8477 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8477
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 4, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. JACKSON -- 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 year retirement plan for members or officers of
   law enforcement
 
   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 383-e to read as follows:
   §  383-E. RETIREMENT OF OFFICERS OF STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT; TWENTY YEAR
 RETIREMENT PLAN. A. MEMBERSHIP.  EVERY  NON-SEASONALLY  APPOINTED  SWORN
 MEMBER  OR  OFFICER OF THE DIVISION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE DEPARTMENT
 OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, A FOREST RANGER IN  THE  SERVICE  OF  THE
 DEPARTMENT  OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, WHICH SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO
 SERVES ON A FULL-TIME BASIS IN THE TITLE  OF  FOREST  RANGER  I,  FOREST
 RANGER  II,  FOREST  RANGER III, ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF FOREST FIRE
 CONTROL, SUPERINTENDENT OF FOREST FIRE CONTROL OR ANY  SUCCESSOR  TITLES
 OR  NEW  TITLES  IN  THE FOREST RANGER TITLE SERIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF
 ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, A POLICE OFFICER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF  ENVI-
 RONMENTAL  CONSERVATION,  THE REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE, AND UNIVERSITY
 POLICE OFFICERS WHO ENTER OR RE-ENTER SERVICE IN ANY SUCH TITLE SHALL BE
 COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, AND EVERY MEMBER DESCRIBED IN
 THIS SUBDIVISION IN SUCH SERVICE ON OR BEFORE  ONE  YEAR  PRIOR  TO  THE
 EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION MAY ELECT TO BE COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS
 OF  THIS SECTION BY FILING AN ELECTION THEREFOR WITH THE COMPTROLLER. TO
 BE EFFECTIVE, SUCH ELECTION MUST BE DULY EXECUTED AND ACKNOWLEDGED ON  A
 FORM PREPARED BY THE COMPTROLLER FOR THAT PURPOSE.
   B.  RETIREMENT  ALLOWANCE. A MEMBER, COVERED BY THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
 SECTION AT THE TIME OF RETIREMENT, SHALL  BE  ENTITLED  TO  RETIRE  UPON
 COMPLETION  OF  TWENTY YEARS OF TOTAL CREDITABLE SERVICE IN SUCH TITLES,
 AND SHALL RETIRE UPON THE ATTAINMENT OF  THE  MANDATORY  RETIREMENT  AGE
 PRESCRIBED  BY  THIS  SECTION,  BY  FILING  AN APPLICATION THEREFOR IN A
 MANNER SIMILAR TO THAT PROVIDED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY OF THIS
 ARTICLE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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