senate Bill S4438A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes retired firefighters to be employed as fire science instructors by career and technical education centers without a reduction of benefits

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2022 amended on third reading 4438a
May 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2022 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2022 1st report cal.861
Jan 25, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to civil service and pensions
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 01, 2021 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 26, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1334
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 23, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Feb 04, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Apr 26, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S4438
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committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 25, 2022 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S4438
7
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2022

May 26, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S4438
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committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 23, 2021 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S4438
7
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 23, 2021

Co-Sponsors

S4438 - Details

Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §214-c, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2747
2017-2018: S4479
2019-2020: S4134

S4438 - Summary

Authorizes retired firefighters to be employed as fire science instructors by career and technical education centers without a reduction of their retirement benefits.

S4438 - Sponsor Memo

S4438 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4438
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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
   authorizing retired firefighters to be employed as instructors of fire
   sciences by a career and technical education center without diminution
   of his or her retirement benefits
 
   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 214-c to read as follows:
   § 214-C. EMPLOYMENT OF CERTAIN RETIRED PERSONS WHO RETIRED  FROM  FIRE
 SERVICE.   NOTWITHSTANDING   THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR  THE
 PROVISIONS OF ANY STATE OR LOCAL LAW OR  CHARTER  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  NO
 RETIRED PERSON WHO RETIRED FROM FIRE SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK
 STATE  AND  LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR THE NEW YORK FIRE
 DEPARTMENT PENSION FUND, AND WHO IS EMPLOYED BY A CAREER  AND  TECHNICAL
 EDUCATION  CENTER AS AN INSTRUCTOR IN A FIRE SCIENCE PROGRAM APPROVED BY
 THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, SHALL HAVE HIS OR HER RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE  OR
 BENEFITS  SUSPENDED  OR  REDUCED  BECAUSE OF COMPENSATION EARNED BY SUCH
 RETIRED PERSON FROM SERVICE AS A FIRE SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE.-- Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   This bill would allow retirees from  the  New  York  State  and  Local
 Police  and  Fire Retirement System or the New York City Fire Department
 Pension Fund retired from  fire  service  to  work  as  a  fire  science
 instructor  in  a  program  approved by the New York State Department of
 Education and to continue to receive their retirement benefit.
   If this bill is enacted, insofar as it will affect the New York  State
 and  Local  Police and Fire Retirement System, we expect few retirees to
 be affected. Any additional annual costs will therefore be negligible.
   Summary of relevant resources:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S4438A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §214-c, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2747
2017-2018: S4479
2019-2020: S4134

S4438A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes retired firefighters to be employed as fire science instructors by career and technical education centers without a reduction of their retirement benefits.

S4438A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4438A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4438--A
     Cal. No. 861
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. SKOUFIS, HELMING, JACKSON, MARTUCCI, RITCHIE -- read
   twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
   Committee on Civil Service and Pensions -- recommitted to the  Commit-
   tee  on  Civil  Service and Pensions in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
   sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to  the
   Committee  on  Finance  --  reported  favorably  from  said committee,
   ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
   amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
   third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
   authorizing retired firefighters to be employed as instructors of fire
   sciences by a career and technical education center without diminution
   of his or her retirement benefits
 
   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 214-c to read as follows:
   § 214-C. EMPLOYMENT OF CERTAIN RETIRED PERSONS WHO RETIRED  FROM  FIRE
 SERVICE.   NOTWITHSTANDING   THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR  THE
 PROVISIONS OF ANY STATE OR LOCAL LAW OR  CHARTER  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  NO
 RETIRED PERSON WHO RETIRED FROM FIRE SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK
 STATE  AND  LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OR THE NEW YORK FIRE
 DEPARTMENT PENSION FUND, AND WHO IS EMPLOYED BY A CAREER  AND  TECHNICAL
 EDUCATION  CENTER AS AN INSTRUCTOR IN A FIRE SCIENCE PROGRAM APPROVED BY
 THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT, SHALL HAVE HIS OR HER RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE  OR
 BENEFITS  SUSPENDED  OR  REDUCED  BECAUSE OF COMPENSATION EARNED BY SUCH
 RETIRED PERSON FROM SERVICE AS A FIRE SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   This bill would allow retirees from  the  New  York  State  and  Local
 Police  and  Fire Retirement System or the New York City Fire Department
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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