senate Bill S2399

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to the secure choice savings program and participating individuals

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2023 ordered to third reading cal.1462
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 20, 2023 referred to consumer protection


S2399 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1300, 1301, 1303, 1304, 1309 & 1310, add §1310-a, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S8654, A9882

S2399 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the secure choice savings program and participating individuals; authorizes freelancers and the self-employed the option of enrolling in such program.

S2399 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2399 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 20, 2023
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  JACKSON, SEPULVEDA -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee on Consumer Protection
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general business law, in relation to the secure
   choice savings program and participating individuals

   Section  1.  Section  1300  of  the  general business law, as added by
 section 2 of part X of chapter 55 of the laws of 2018 and subdivisions 4
 and 8 as amended by chapter 452 of the laws of 2021, is amended to  read
 as follows:
   §  1300.  Definitions.  All  terms shall have the same meaning as when
 used in a comparable context in the Internal Revenue Code.  As  used  in
 this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
   1. "Board" shall mean the New York secure choice savings program board
 established under this article.
   2. "Superintendent" shall mean the superintendent of the department of
 financial services.
   2-a.  "Commissioner"  shall  mean  the  commissioner  of  taxation and
   2-b. "Comptroller" shall mean the comptroller of the state.
   3. "Employee" shall mean any individual who is eighteen years  of  age
 or  older,  who is employed by an employer, and who earned wages working
 for an employer in New York state during a calendar year.
   4. "Employer" shall mean a person or entity  engaged  in  a  business,
 industry,  profession,  trade,  or  other  enterprise in New York state,
 whether for profit or not for profit, that (i) has at all  times  during
 the previous calendar year employed at least ten employees in the state,
 (ii)  has been in business at least two years, and (iii) has not offered
 a qualified retirement plan, including, but not limited to, a plan qual-
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
 S. 2399                             2


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