senate Bill S4137

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Authorizes James E. McTammany to receive an accidental disability retirement

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Civil Service And Pensions Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.


view actions (1)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 03, 2023 referred to civil service and pensions

S4137 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Civil Service And Pensions
Law Section:
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S8380
2021-2022: S6669, A8052

S4137 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes James E. McTammany to receive an accidental disability retirement.

S4137 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4137 (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
                             February 3, 2023
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COONEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions
 AN ACT to authorize James E. McTammany to receive an accidental disabil-
   ity retirement
   Section  1.  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of  law, James E.
 McTammany, who was employed by the town of Greece from January 24,  1974
 until  September 15, 1991 and for the office of emergency communications
 for the city of Rochester from September 16, 1991 until July  25,  1995,
 and who was critically injured in September 1994 as a result of an inju-
 ry  on  the  job and was unable to return to work after surgery in March
 1995, and who was denied an accidental disability  retirement  from  the
 New York state and local retirement system, and who, as of the effective
 date of this act, is on regular service disability or receiving an ordi-
 nary  disability benefit, shall be entitled to reapply for an accidental
 disability retirement from the  New  York  state  and  local  retirement
 system  if,  within one year of the effective date of this act, he shall
 file a written request with the state comptroller.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
   FISCAL NOTE.--Pursuant to Legislative Law, Section 50:
   This bill would allow James E. McTammany, an ordinary disability reti-
 ree in the  New  York  State  and  Local  Employees'  Retirement  System
 (NYSLERS),  to reapply for an accidental disability retirement. James E.
 McTammany was previously denied the accidental disability in  1995,  and
 this decision was upheld at a hearing in 1997.
   If  this  bill  is  enacted during the 2023 legislative session, there
 will be an immediate past service cost of approximately  $266,000  which
 will  be shared by the State of New York and all participating employers
 in the NYSLERS.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
 S. 4137                             2


Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.

Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.