senate Bill S6710

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to disability retirement benefits for sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, undersheriffs and correction officers in Nassau County

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.769
substituted for a7342
Jun 02, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1403
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 12, 2021 referred to civil service and pensions

S6710 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7342
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §607-c, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3949, A5329
2017-2018: S5130, S7140, A7134, A9010
2019-2020: S3946, S7920, A5021, A10051

S6710 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to disability retirement benefits for sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, undersheriffs and correction officers in Nassau County.

S6710 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6710 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6710
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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
   disability retirement benefits for sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, undersh-
   eriffs, and correction officers in Nassau county

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 607-c of the retirement and social security law  is
 amended by adding a new subdivision g to read as follows:
   G. ANY SHERIFF, DEPUTY SHERIFF, UNDERSHERIFF, OR CORRECTION OFFICER AS
 DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION A OF SECTION SIXTY-THREE-B OF THIS CHAPTER, AND
 WHO IS EMPLOYED IN NASSAU COUNTY, WHO  BECOMES  PHYSICALLY  OR  MENTALLY
 INCAPACITATED FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF DUTIES AS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE
 RESULT OF AN INJURY, SUSTAINED IN THE PERFORMANCE OR DISCHARGE OF HIS OR
 HER  DUTIES BY, OR AS THE NATURAL AND PROXIMATE RESULT OF AN INTENTIONAL
 OR RECKLESS ACT OF ANY CIVILIAN VISITING, OR OTHERWISE  PRESENT  AT,  AN
 INSTITUTION  UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF SUCH COUNTY WHERE SUCH INJURY WAS
 SUSTAINED AND DOCUMENTED AFTER THE ENACTMENT OF THIS SECTION,  SHALL  BE
 PAID A PERFORMANCE OF DUTY DISABILITY RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE EQUAL TO THAT
 WHICH IS PROVIDED IN SECTION SIXTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER, SUBJECT TO THE
 PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
 OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NONE OF THE PROVISIONS  OF  THIS
 SUBDIVISION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO SECTION TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER.
   §   2.  All  past  service  costs  associated  with  implementing  the
 provisions of this act will be borne by Nassau county, and may be  amor-
 tized over a ten year period.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE.-- Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   This  bill  would  allow  any Tier 3, 4, 5 or 6 sheriff, undersheriff,
 deputy sheriff, or correction  officer  employed  by  Nassau  County  to
 become  eligible  to  receive  a  performance of duty benefit due to the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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