senate Bill S8192

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Ensures identical health benefits for public retirees

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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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 01, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.555
substituted for a9215
May 23, 2022 referred to governmental employees
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1368
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 16, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Feb 01, 2022 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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May 16, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S8192
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 16, 2022 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S8192
7
0
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: Feb 16, 2022

S8192 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9215
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §161, Civ Serv L

S8192 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Ensures that public retirees are not having their skilled nursing care benefits reduced under the state health benefit plan at the time they enroll for medicare.

S8192 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8192 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8192
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
 
 AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in relation to ensuring identical
   health benefits for skilled nursing care for public retirees
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 161 of the civil service law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
   4.  THERE  SHALL  BE NO REDUCTION OF BENEFITS FOR SKILLED NURSING CARE
 PROVIDED TO RETIRED EMPLOYEES OR COVERED DEPENDENTS  UNDER  SUCH  HEALTH
 BENEFIT  PLAN  AT  THE  TIME  SUCH  PERSON BECOMES ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICARE
 COVERAGE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, RETIREE BENEFITS UNDER SUCH HEALTH  BENEFIT
 PLAN MAY BE COORDINATED WITH AND TREATED AS SECONDARY INSURANCE TO MEDI-
 CARE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14535-01-2


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