senate Bill S4440

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing death benefits for correction officers employed by Nassau county

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 29, 2021 signed chap.534
Oct 18, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.672
substituted for a6936
Jun 02, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1379
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 04, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

S4440 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6936
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§508-b & 606-b, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8009, A9851

S4440 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits beneficiaries of correction officers employed by Nassau county to elect to receive, in a lump sum, an amount payable equal to the pension reserve that would have been established had the member retired on the date of his or her death, or the value of the death benefit and the reserve-for-increased-take-home-pay, whichever is greater.

S4440 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4440 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4440
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- 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
   providing death benefits for correction officers  employed  by  Nassau
   county

   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 508-b to read as follows:
   § 508-B. DEATH BENEFITS FOR CORRECTION  OFFICERS  EMPLOYED  BY  NASSAU
 COUNTY.  A. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "CORRECTION OFFICER" SHALL
 MEAN A PERSON EMPLOYED BY NASSAU  COUNTY  WITH  A  TITLE  OF  CORRECTION
 RECRUIT,  CORRECTION  OFFICER, CORRECTION CORPORAL, CORRECTION SERGEANT,
 CORRECTION LIEUTENANT, OR CORRECTION CAPTAIN.
   B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  WHERE  A
 CORRECTION  OFFICER  WOULD  HAVE  BEEN  ENTITLED TO A SERVICE RETIREMENT
 BENEFIT AT THE TIME OF HIS OR HER DEATH  AND  WHERE  HIS  OR  HER  DEATH
 OCCURS  ON  OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE BENEFICIARY
 OR BENEFICIARIES MAY ELECT TO RECEIVE, IN A LUMP SUM, AN AMOUNT  PAYABLE
 WHICH  SHALL BE EQUAL TO THE PENSION RESERVE THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN ESTAB-
 LISHED HAD THE MEMBER RETIRED ON THE DATE OF HIS OR HER  DEATH,  OR  THE
 VALUE  OF THE DEATH BENEFIT AND THE RESERVE-FOR-INCREASED-TAKE-HOME-PAY,
 IF ANY, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.
   § 2. The retirement and social security law is amended by adding a new
 section 606-b to read as follows:
   § 606-B. DEATH BENEFITS FOR CORRECTION  OFFICERS  EMPLOYED  BY  NASSAU
 COUNTY.  A. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "CORRECTION OFFICER" SHALL
 MEAN A PERSON EMPLOYED BY NASSAU  COUNTY  WITH  A  TITLE  OF  CORRECTION
 RECRUIT,  CORRECTION  OFFICER, CORRECTION CORPORAL, CORRECTION SERGEANT,
 CORRECTION LIEUTENANT, OR CORRECTION CAPTAIN.
   B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  WHERE  A
 CORRECTION  OFFICER  WOULD  HAVE  BEEN  ENTITLED TO A SERVICE RETIREMENT
 BENEFIT AT THE TIME OF HIS OR HER DEATH  AND  WHERE  HIS  OR  HER  DEATH
 OCCURS  ON  OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, THE BENEFICIARY

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