senate Bill S2935A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the widow of Howard Mahler to file a retirement option election on behalf of her deceased husband

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1743
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 17, 2022 print number 2935a
May 17, 2022 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 05, 2022 referred to civil service and pensions
Jan 26, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

S2935 - Details

Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4251

S2935 - Summary

Authorizes Robin Garfinkle, the widow of Howard Mahler, to file a retirement option election form on behalf of her deceased husband.

S2935 - Sponsor Memo

S2935 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2935
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
 
 AN ACT to authorize the widow of Howard  Mahler  to  file  a  retirement
   option election form
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
 Robin Garfinkle, the widow of Howard Mahler, who  was  employed  by  the
 Office  of  Alcoholism  and Substance Abuse Services and was a member of
 the New York state and local employees' retirement system, and who  died
 on December 23, 2014 prior to filing a retirement election form with the
 New York state and local employees' retirement system and after 28 years
 and  11 months of state service, shall be authorized to file such option
 election form on behalf of her deceased husband with a  joint  allowance
 full  option,  if on or before one year after the effective date of this
 act she shall submit a request therefor to  the  state  comptroller.  In
 addition,  Howard  Mahler's  date  of retirement shall be deemed to have
 been December 22, 2014.
   § 2. All costs shall be borne by the state of New York, and the amount
 payable to Robin Garfinkle shall  be  the  full  amount  otherwise  owed
 pursuant  to  the provisions of this act, except any amounts paid by the
 New York state and local employees' retirement system as the  result  of
 the  death  of  Howard  Mahler  prior to the filing of the request for a
 service retirement benefit pursuant to this act shall be  deducted  from
 the service retirement benefit payable thereafter.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE-- Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   This  bill  would deem Howard Mahler eligible for a service retirement
 benefit effective December 22, 2014, notwithstanding the  fact  that  he
 died  on  December 23, 2014.   Robin Garfinkle, the widow of Mr. Mahler,
 shall be authorized to file a service retirement application with a date

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

S2935A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Retirement
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4251

S2935A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes Robin Garfinkle, the widow of Howard Mahler, to file a retirement option election form on behalf of her deceased husband.

S2935A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2935A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2935--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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  authorize  the  widow of Howard Mahler to file a retirement
   option election form
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
 Robin  Garfinkle,  the  widow  of Howard Mahler, who was employed by the
 Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and was  a  member  of
 the  New York state and local employees' retirement system, and who died
 on December 23, 2014 prior to filing a retirement election form with the
 New York state and local employees' retirement system and after 28 years
 and 11 months of state service, shall be authorized to file such  option
 election  form  on behalf of her deceased husband with a joint allowance
 full option, if on or before one year after the effective date  of  this
 act  she  shall  submit  a request therefor to the state comptroller. In
 addition, Howard Mahler's date of retirement shall  be  deemed  to  have
 been December 22, 2014.
   § 2. All costs shall be borne by the state of New York, and the amount
 payable  to  Robin  Garfinkle  shall  be  the full amount otherwise owed
 pursuant to the provisions of this act, except any amounts paid  by  the
 New  York  state and local employees' retirement system as the result of
 the death of Howard Mahler prior to the filing  of  the  request  for  a
 service  retirement  benefit pursuant to this act shall be deducted from
 the service retirement benefit payable thereafter.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE.-- Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03621-03-2

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