senate Bill S9119

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to extending the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) benefit for public employee death benefits

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  • 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 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.634
substituted for a10022
Jun 02, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1912
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 10, 2022 referred to civil service and pensions

S9119 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10022
Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§61-b, 361-b, 509-a & 607-i, R & SS L; amd §§512 & 2575, Ed L; amd §1266-h, Pub Auth L; amd §§13-149.1, 13-244.1, 13-347.1 & 13-544.1, NYC Ad Cd; amd §14, Chap 78 of 2021

S9119 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to extending the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) benefit for public employee death benefits until December 31, 2024.

S9119 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9119 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9119
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 10, 2022
                                ___________
 
 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, the public authorities law and the  administrative  code  of  the
   city  of  New  York,  in relation to extending the coronavirus disease
   2019 (COVID-19) benefit for public employee  death  benefits;  and  to
   amend  chapter  78  of  the  laws of 2021, amending the retirement and
   social security law and other laws relating to establishing a  corona-
   virus  disease 2019 (COVID-19) benefit for public employee death bene-
   fits, in relation to the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph 3 of subdivision a of section 61-b of the retire-
 ment  and  social  security  law,  as added by chapter 78 of the laws of
 2021, is amended to read as follows:
   3. Such member died on or before December thirty-first,  two  thousand
 [twenty-two]  TWENTY-FOUR,  and  COVID-19  caused or contributed to such
 member's death, as documented on such member's death certificate, or  as
 certified  by  a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician's assistant
 described in paragraph two of this subdivision  who  determines  with  a
 reasonable  degree of medical certainty that COVID-19 caused or contrib-
 uted to the member's death, such member's  statutory  beneficiary  shall
 receive  an  accidental death benefit, unless such statutory beneficiary
 elects to receive an ordinary death benefit.
   § 2. Paragraph 3 of subdivision a of section 361-b of  the  retirement
 and  social security law, as added by chapter 78 of the laws of 2021, is
 amended to read as follows:
   3. Such member died on or before December thirty-first,  two  thousand
 [twenty-two]  TWENTY-FOUR,  and  COVID-19  caused or contributed to such
 member's death, as documented on such member's death certificate, or  as
 certified  by  a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician's assistant
 described in paragraph two of this subdivision  who  determines  with  a
 reasonable  degree of medical certainty that COVID-19 caused or contrib-
 uted to the member's death, such member's  statutory  beneficiary  shall
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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