Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to governmental employees
|Oct 13, 2023
referred to governmental employees
Assembly Bill A8131
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A8131 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Governmental Employees
- Law Section:
2023-A8131 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8131 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y October 13, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. FALL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Employees AN ACT to permit accidental death benefits to be awarded to the benefi- ciary of Anthony Varvaro 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 law, rule or regu- lation to the contrary, Anthony Varvaro, who was a member of the New York state and local police and fire retirement system employed as a police officer by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and who died on September 11, 2022 as the result of an accident which occurred while he was travelling to work, shall be deemed to have died as the natural and proximate result of an accident sustained in the performance of duty. The beneficiary or beneficiaries of Anthony Varvaro shall be eligible to receive the accidental death benefit if an application therefor is filed within one year of the effective date of this act. Any amounts paid by the New York state and local police and fire retirement system as the result of the death of Anthony Varvaro prior to the receipt of the accidental death benefit pursuant to this section shall be deducted from the benefit payable on an actuarially equiv- alent basis over the expected future lifetime of the beneficiary or beneficiaries. § 2. All costs associated with this act shall be borne by the state of New York. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50: This bill would make the statutory beneficiaries of Anthony Varvaro eligible to collect an accidental death benefit pursuant to Sections 361 and 361-a of the Retirement and Social Security Law. Anthony Varvaro was a police officer employed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and a member of the New York State and Local Police and Fire EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11782-04-3
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