|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 05, 2021||referred to civil service and pensions|
senate Bill S6539
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6539 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6539 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6539 REVISED 05/17/2021 SPONSOR: PALUMBO TITLE OF BILL: An act relating to disability retirement benefits for deputy sheriff Richard Stueber, a participant in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, and cleanup operations PURPOSE: To allow Deputy Sheriff Richard Stueber to receive 75% accidental disa- bility retirement. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Mr. Stueber shall be entitled to a 75% accidental disability retirement pursuant to paragraph 4 of subdivision d of section 605 of the retire- ment and social security law.
S6539 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6539 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 5, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PALUMBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT relating to disability retirement benefits for deputy sheriff Richard Stueber, a participant in World Trade Center rescue, recovery, and cleanup operations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, Richard Stueber, a deputy sheriff employed by Suffolk County who retired from such service on March 1, 2019, and who participated in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery and cleanup operations as a member of the New York City police department, shall be entitled to a 75% accidental disa- bility retirement benefit pursuant to paragraph 4 of subdivision d of section 605 of the retirement and social security law based upon the determination by the New York state and local employees' retirement system on March 12, 2020 that Richard Stueber was permanently incapaci- tated for the performance of his duties as a result of his partic- ipation in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup oper- ations. Such benefit shall be payable from the date of his retirement. § 2. All costs associated with implementing this act shall be borne by the state of New York. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50: This bill would allow Richard Stueber, a service retiree of the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System who previously worked for Suffolk County, to be entitled to an accidental disability retire- ment benefit equal to 75% of final average salary, payable pursuant to §605(4)(d) of the Retirement and Social Security Law, as a result of his participation in the World Trade Center (WTC) rescue, recovery and cleanup operations. The retirement benefit would be recalculated and payment would be made retroactive to his date of retirement. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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