senate Bill S5631A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 print number 5631b
Jun 10, 2021 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
May 11, 2021 print number 5631a
May 11, 2021 amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Mar 15, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

S5631 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§78-a & 378-a, R & SS L; amd §532-a, Ed L; amd §13-696, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5901

S5631 - Summary

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments; increases benefits from fifty to one hundred percent.

S5631 - Sponsor Memo

S5631 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5631
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 15, 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, the education
   law and the administrative code of the city of New York,  in  relation
   to providing cost-of-living adjustments

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision g of section 78-a of the retirement and  social
 security law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
 read as follows:
   g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
 OF  SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO,  the  surviving  spouse  of a
 deceased retired member who retired under an option which provides  that
 benefits  are to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the
 death of the retired member,  shall  be  entitled  to  receive  benefits
 pursuant  to  this  section.  Said benefits shall be [fifty] ONE HUNDRED
 percent of the monthly benefits which the pensioner would  be  receiving
 pursuant  to  this  section  if  living,  and  shall commence (i) with a
 payment for the month of September, two thousand TWENTY-TWO, or (ii) the
 month following the death of the deceased retired member,  whichever  is
 later.
   § 2. Subdivision g of section 378-a of the retirement and social secu-
 rity  law,  as  added  by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
 read as follows:
   g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
 OF SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO,  the  surviving  spouse  of  a
 deceased  retired member who retired under an option which provides that
 benefits are to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after  the
 death  of  the  retired  member,  shall  be entitled to receive benefits
 pursuant to this section. Said benefits shall  be  [fifty]  ONE  HUNDRED
 percent  of  the monthly benefits which the pensioner would be receiving
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S5631A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§78-a & 378-a, R & SS L; amd §532-a, Ed L; amd §13-696, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5901

S5631A - Summary

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments; increases benefits from fifty to one hundred percent.

S5631A - Sponsor Memo

S5631A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5631--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security  law,  the  education
   law  and  the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation
   to providing cost-of-living adjustments
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision g of section 78-a of the retirement and social
 security law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
 read as follows:
   g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
 OF SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO,  the  surviving  spouse  of  a
 deceased  retired member who retired under an option which provides that
 benefits are to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after  the
 death  of  the  retired  member,  shall  be entitled to receive benefits
 pursuant to this section. Said benefits shall  be  [fifty]  ONE  HUNDRED
 percent  of  the monthly benefits which the pensioner would be receiving
 pursuant to this section if  living,  and  shall  commence  (i)  with  a
 payment for the month of September, two thousand TWENTY-TWO, or (ii) the
 month  following  the death of the deceased retired member, whichever is
 later.
   § 2. Subdivision g of section 378-a of the retirement and social secu-
 rity law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to
 read as follows:
   g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
 OF  SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO,  the  surviving  spouse  of a
 deceased retired member who retired under an option which provides  that
 benefits  are to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after the
 death of the retired member,  shall  be  entitled  to  receive  benefits
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S5631B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§78-a & 378-a, R & SS L; amd §532-a, Ed L; amd §13-696, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5901

S5631B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing cost-of-living adjustments; increases benefits from fifty to one hundred percent.

S5631B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5631B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5631--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the retirement and social security  law,  the  education
   law  and  the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation
   to providing cost-of-living adjustments
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision g of section 78-a of the retirement and social
 security law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
 read as follows:
   g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
 OF SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO,  the  surviving  spouse  of  a
 deceased  retired member who retired under an option which provides that
 benefits are to be continued for life to the surviving spouse after  the
 death  of  the  retired  member,  shall  be entitled to receive benefits
 pursuant to this section. Said benefits shall  be  [fifty]  ONE  HUNDRED
 percent  of  the monthly benefits which the pensioner would be receiving
 pursuant to this section if  living,  and  shall  commence  (i)  with  a
 payment for the month of September, two thousand TWENTY-TWO, or (ii) the
 month  following  the death of the deceased retired member, whichever is
 later.
   § 2. Subdivision g of section 378-a of the retirement and social secu-
 rity law, as added by chapter 125 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to
 read as follows:
   g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, EFFECTIVE THE FIRST DAY
 OF  SEPTEMBER,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO,  the  surviving  spouse  of a
 deceased retired member who retired under an option which provides  that

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

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