senate Bill S4961

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to including certain employees who were employed in public service for eligibility for those who participated in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup operations

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.582
substituted for a6384a
Jun 07, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2021 amended on third reading 4961b
May 26, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1341
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 26, 2021 print number 4961a
Mar 26, 2021 amend and recommit to finance
Mar 22, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Feb 19, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 26, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S4961A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 22, 2021 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S4961
7
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Mar 22, 2021

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S4961 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6384
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8703, A10711

S4961 - Summary

Relates to including certain employees who were employed in public service but became members of a retirement system at a later date for eligibility for those who participated in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup operations.

S4961 - Sponsor Memo

S4961 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4961
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 19, 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
   including certain employees who were employed in  public  service  but
   became  members of a retirement system at a later date for eligibility
   for those who participated in the World Trade Center rescue,  recovery
   or cleanup operations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 36 of section 2 of the retire-
 ment and social security law, as added by chapter 489  of  the  laws  of
 2008, is amended to read as follows:
   (e)  "Participated  in  World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup
 operations" shall mean any member who: (i) participated in  the  rescue,
 recovery,  or  cleanup  operations  at  the  World Trade Center site, as
 defined in paragraph (f) of this subdivision; (ii) worked at  the  Fresh
 Kills Land Fill in New York; (iii) worked at the New York city morgue or
 the  temporary  morgue  on pier locations on the west side of Manhattan;
 (iv) manned the barges between the west side of Manhattan and the  Fresh
 Kills  Land  Fill  in  New  York; (v) repaired, cleaned or rehabilitated
 vehicles or equipment, including emergency vehicle radio equipment owned
 by the city of New York that were contaminated by debris  in  the  World
 Trade  Center  site,  as  defined  in paragraph (f) of this subdivision,
 regardless of whether the work on the repair, cleaning or rehabilitation
 of said vehicles and equipment was  performed  within  the  World  Trade
 Center  site,  provided such work was performed prior to decontamination
 of such vehicles or equipment; or (vi) worked in the  following  depart-
 ments,  worksites  and titles: (A) New York City Police Department at 11
 Metrotec Center in Brooklyn or 1 Police Plaza in Manhattan as  a  Police
 Communication  Technician (PCT), Supervisor Police Communication Techni-
 cian (SPCT), Principal  Police  Communication  Technician  I,  Principal
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S4961A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6384
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8703, A10711

S4961A - Summary

Relates to including certain employees who were employed in public service but became members of a retirement system at a later date for eligibility for those who participated in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup operations.

S4961A - Sponsor Memo

S4961A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4961--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GOUNARDES,  JACKSON,  MANNION  --  read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Civil  Service  and Pensions -- reported favorably from said committee
   and committed to the Committee on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security law, in  relation  to
   including  certain  employees  who were employed in public service but
   became members of a retirement system at a later date for  eligibility
   for  those who participated in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery
   or cleanup operations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 36 of section 2 of the retire-
 ment  and  social  security  law, as added by chapter 489 of the laws of
 2008, is amended to read as follows:
   (e) "Participated in World Trade Center rescue,  recovery  or  cleanup
 operations"  shall  mean any member who: (i) participated in the rescue,
 recovery, or cleanup operations at  the  World  Trade  Center  site,  as
 defined  in  paragraph (f) of this subdivision; (ii) worked at the Fresh
 Kills Land Fill in New York; (iii) worked at the New York city morgue or
 the temporary morgue on pier locations on the west  side  of  Manhattan;
 (iv)  manned the barges between the west side of Manhattan and the Fresh
 Kills Land Fill in New York;  (v)  repaired,  cleaned  or  rehabilitated
 vehicles or equipment, including emergency vehicle radio equipment owned
 by  the  city  of New York that were contaminated by debris in the World
 Trade Center site, as defined in  paragraph  (f)  of  this  subdivision,
 regardless of whether the work on the repair, cleaning or rehabilitation
 of  said  vehicles  and  equipment  was performed within the World Trade
 Center site, provided such work was performed prior  to  decontamination
 of  such  vehicles or equipment; or (vi) worked in the following depart-

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

Co-Sponsors

S4961B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6384
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8703, A10711

S4961B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to including certain employees who were employed in public service but became members of a retirement system at a later date for eligibility for those who participated in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup operations.

S4961B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4961B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4961--B
     Cal. No. 1341
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GOUNARDES,  JACKSON,  MANNION  --  read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Civil  Service  and Pensions -- reported favorably from said committee
   and committed to the Committee on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee -- committee discharged  and  said  bill  committed  to  the
   Committee  on Rules -- 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
   including  certain  employees  who were employed in public service but
   became members of a retirement system at a later date for  eligibility
   for  those who participated in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery
   or cleanup operations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 36 of section 2 of the retire-
 ment  and  social  security  law, as added by chapter 489 of the laws of
 2008, is amended to read as follows:
   (e) "Participated in World Trade Center rescue,  recovery  or  cleanup
 operations"  shall  mean any member who: (i) participated in the rescue,
 recovery, or cleanup operations at  the  World  Trade  Center  site,  as
 defined  in  paragraph (f) of this subdivision; (ii) worked at the Fresh
 Kills Land Fill in New York; (iii) worked at the New York city morgue or
 the temporary morgue on pier locations on the west  side  of  Manhattan;
 (iv)  manned the barges between the west side of Manhattan and the Fresh
 Kills Land Fill in New York;  (v)  repaired,  cleaned  or  rehabilitated
 vehicles or equipment, including emergency vehicle radio equipment owned
 by  the  city  of New York that were contaminated by debris in the World
 Trade Center site, as defined in  paragraph  (f)  of  this  subdivision,
 regardless of whether the work on the repair, cleaning or rehabilitation
 of  said  vehicles  and  equipment  was performed within the World Trade
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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