assembly Bill A5469

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to defining the terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the freedom of information law

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.791
substituted for s190
Mar 22, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.171
returned to assembly
died in senate
Mar 18, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 25, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.135
Feb 23, 2021 reported
Feb 18, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A5469 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S190
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§86 & 89, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9461
2013-2014: A5171
2015-2016: A3149
2017-2018: A3306
2019-2020: A4061, S7021

A5469 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to defining the terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the freedom of information law.

A5469 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5469
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  GLICK, GALEF,
   ABINANTI, SEAWRIGHT, LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
   tee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public officers law, in relation to defining the
   terms "retiree" and "beneficiary" within the  freedom  of  information
   law

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 86 of the public officers law is amended by  adding
 two new subdivisions 10 and 11 to read as follows:
   10.  "RETIREE"  MEANS  A  FORMER OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF AN AGENCY, THE
 STATE LEGISLATURE, OR THE JUDICIARY WHO WAS A MEMBER OF A PUBLIC RETIRE-
 MENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN  SUBDIVISION  TWEN-
 TY-THREE  OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED ONE OF THE RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECU-
 RITY LAW AND IS RECEIVING, OR ENTITLED TO RECEIVE, A BENEFIT  FROM  SUCH
 PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
   11.  "BENEFICIARY" MEANS A PERSON DESIGNATED BY A MEMBER OR RETIREE OF
 A PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE TO RECEIVE RETIREMENT  OR  DEATH
 BENEFITS FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF THE MEMBER OR RETIREE.
   §  2. Subdivision 7 of section 89 of the public officers law, as added
 by chapter 783 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
   7. Nothing in this article shall require the disclosure  of  the  home
 address  of  an officer or employee, former officer or employee, or of a
 retiree of a public [employees'] retirement system OF THE STATE, AS SUCH
 TERM IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-THREE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED  ONE
 OF  THE  RETIREMENT  AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW; nor shall anything in this
 article require the disclosure of the name or home address of a  benefi-
 ciary  of  a public [employees'] retirement system OF THE STATE, AS SUCH
 TERM IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-THREE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED  ONE
 OF  THE  RETIREMENT  AND  SOCIAL  SECURITY  LAW,  or of an applicant for
 appointment to public employment; provided however, that nothing in this
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.