assembly Bill A7626A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to disability retirement benefits for deputy sheriff Richard Stueber, a participant in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 13, 2022 print number 7626a
May 13, 2022 amend and recommit to governmental employees
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental employees
May 19, 2021 referred to governmental employees

Co-Sponsors

A7626 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6539
Law Section:
Retirement

A7626 - Summary

Provides accidental disability retirement benefits for deputy sheriff Richard Stueber, a participant in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, and cleanup operations.

A7626 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7626
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DeSTEFANO  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Employees
 
 AN ACT relating to disability retirement  benefits  for  deputy  sheriff
   Richard Stueber, a participant in World Trade Center rescue, recovery,
   and cleanup operations

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Notwithstanding any other  law  to  the  contrary,  Richard
 Stueber,  a  deputy  sheriff employed by Suffolk County who retired from
 such service on March 1, 2019, and who participated in the  World  Trade
 Center  rescue,  recovery  and cleanup operations as a member of the New
 York City police department, shall be entitled to a 75% accidental disa-
 bility retirement  benefit pursuant to paragraph 4 of subdivision  d  of
 section  605  of  the  retirement and social security law based upon the
 determination by the New York  state  and  local  employees'  retirement
 system  on March 12, 2020 that Richard Stueber was permanently incapaci-
 tated  for the performance of his duties as  a  result  of  his  partic-
 ipation  in  the  World  Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup oper-
 ations. Such benefit shall be payable from the date of his retirement.
   § 2. All costs associated with implementing this act shall be borne by
 the state of New York.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   This bill would allow Richard Stueber, a service retiree  of  the  New
 York  State and Local Employees' Retirement System who previously worked
 for Suffolk County, to be entitled to an accidental  disability  retire-
 ment  benefit  equal to 75% of final average salary, payable pursuant to
 §605(4)(d) of the Retirement and Social Security Law, as a result of his
 participation in the World  Trade  Center  (WTC)  rescue,  recovery  and
 cleanup  operations.  The  retirement  benefit would be recalculated and
 payment would be made retroactive to his date of retirement.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

A7626A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6539
Law Section:
Retirement

A7626A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides accidental disability retirement benefits for deputy sheriff Richard Stueber, a participant in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, and cleanup operations.

A7626A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7626--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. DeSTEFANO, DURSO -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Governmental Employees -- recommitted to the Committee on
   Governmental  Employees  in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT  relating  to  disability retirement benefits for deputy sheriff
   Richard Stueber, a participant in World Trade Center rescue, recovery,
   and cleanup operations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Notwithstanding  any  other  law to the contrary, Richard
 Stueber, a deputy sheriff employed by Suffolk County  who  retired  from
 such  service  on March 1, 2019, and who participated in the World Trade
 Center rescue, recovery and cleanup operations as a member  of  the  New
 York City police department, shall be entitled to a 75% accidental disa-
 bility  retirement   benefit pursuant to paragraph 4 of subdivision d of
 section 605 of the retirement and social security  law  based  upon  the
 determination  by  the  New  York  state and local employees' retirement
 system on March 12, 2020 that Richard Stueber was permanently  incapaci-
 tated    for  the  performance  of his duties as a result of his partic-
 ipation in the World Trade Center rescue,  recovery,  or  cleanup  oper-
 ations. Such benefit shall be payable from the date of his retirement.
   § 2. All costs associated with implementing this act shall be borne by
 the state of New York.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   This  bill  would  allow Richard Stueber, a service retiree of the New
 York State and Local Employees' Retirement System who previously  worked
 for  Suffolk  County, to be entitled to an accidental disability retire-
 ment benefit equal to 75% of final average salary, payable  pursuant  to
 §605(4)(d)  of  the  Retirement  and Social Security Law, as a result of

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10825-06-2