senate Bill S9512

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Grants retroactive eligibility to apply for retirement benefits to the widow of former New York City firefighter Casey Skudin

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Jul 27, 2022 referred to rules

S9512 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Retirement

S9512 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants retroactive eligibility to apply for retirement benefits to the widow of former New York City firefighter Casey Skudin.

S9512 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9512 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9512
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 27, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT granting retroactive eligibility to apply for retirement benefits
   for former New York City firefighter Casey Skudin
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
 Angela  Skudin,  the  widow of Casey Skudin, who was employed by the New
 York City Fire Department and was a member of the  New  York  City  fire
 department  pension  fund  at the time of his death on June 17, 2022 and
 who died prior to filing an option retirement election form with the New
 York City fire department pension fund, shall be authorized  to  file  a
 retirement  option  election form on behalf of Casey Skudin with a joint
 allowance full option, if within one year from  the  effective  date  of
 this  act  Angela  Skudin  shall  submit a request therefor to the state
 comptroller.
   §  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 552  of  the  laws  of
 2000,  in  computing  the  twenty  years  of completed service for Casey
 Skudin, full credit shall be given for his service as  a  lifeguard  for
 the town of Hempstead and as a teacher in New York.
   §  3.  For  purposes  of eligibility for benefits and to determine the
 amount of benefits under the New York City fire department pension fund,
 Casey Skudin's date of retirement shall be deemed to have been June  16,
 2022  and  he  shall  be deemed to have been in service of the uniformed
 force of the fire department for twenty years.   Provided  further  that
 Angela  Skudin  shall  be  authorized  to  apply for Casey Skudin's full
 service credit under chapter 646 of the laws of 1999.
   § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16156-04-2


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