senate Bill S8087

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the widow of Gerald J. Sullivan to file an application with the New York state and local police and fire retirement system on behalf of such deceased member and deem such application as timely filed

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 23, 2022 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1367
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 25, 2022 referred to civil service and pensions

S8087 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9630
Law Section:
Retirement

S8087 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the widow of Gerald J. Sullivan to file an application with the New York state and local police and fire retirement system on behalf of such deceased member and deem such application as timely filed.

S8087 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8087 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8087
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 25, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
 
 AN ACT to authorize the widow of Gerald J. Sullivan to file an  applica-
   tion  with  the  New  York  state and local police and fire retirement
   system on behalf of such deceased member and deem such application  as
   timely filed

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any  general  or  special
 law,  rule  or regulation to the contrary, Bonnie E. Sullivan is author-
 ized to file an application for accidental disability retirement with  a
 firefighters' cancer disability presumption pursuant to section 363-d of
 the retirement and social security law on behalf of her deceased husband
 Gerald  J.  Sullivan  who  was  previously  employed by the Buffalo Fire
 Department and was a performance of duty disability retiree of  the  New
 York  state  and  local  police and fire retirement system since June 1,
 2015 pursuant to section 363-c of the retirement and social security law
 and passed away from cancer on December 17, 2020.  Such  application  if
 filed  with  the state comptroller within one year of the effective date
 of this act shall be deemed as timely filed.
   § 2. Any additional costs for this act shall be paid by the  state  of
 New York.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   This  bill would authorize Bonnie Sullivan, the widow of Gerald Sulli-
 van, to file an application  for  accidental  disability  retirement  on
 behalf of her deceased husband pursuant to section 363-d of the RSSL and
 deem  such  application  as  timely filed. Mr. Sullivan passed away from
 cancer on December 17, 2020. The retirement benefit will be recalculated
 and payment will be made retroactive to his date of retirement  of  June
 1, 2015.
   If  this  bill  is enacted during the 2022 legislative session and the
 accidental disability is granted to Mr.  Sullivan  as  of  his  date  of
 retirement, there will be an immediate past service cost of approximate-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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