Bill Text: NY S04079 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides a pension benefit parity payment to certain retirees from a state management/confidential position.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-11 - referred to governmental employees [S04079 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04079-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          4079
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 27, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by Sens. GOUNARDES, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed,
          and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and
          Pensions
        AN ACT to amend the civil service law, in  relation  to  establishing  a
          retiree  parity payment for certain employees who served in a position
          or positions in the classified service of the state designated manage-
          rial or confidential
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  civil service law is amended by adding a new section
     2  137 to read as follows:
     3    § 137. Management/confidential retiree parity payment.  1.    Notwith-
     4  standing  any  provision of law, rule or regulation to the contrary, any
     5  retiree who served in a position or positions in the classified  service
     6  of  the  state designated managerial or confidential pursuant to article
     7  fourteen of this chapter and who retired between April first, two  thou-
     8  sand nine and March thirty-first, two thousand fifteen, and had a salary
     9  increase  authorized under chapter ten of the laws of two thousand eight
    10  which was withheld for state fiscal years two thousand nine  and/or  two
    11  thousand  ten  shall  receive  a seventy dollar rebate payment for every
    12  month of withholding from April first,  two  thousand  nine  until  such
    13  retiree's  date  of  retirement  or  March  thirty-first,  two  thousand
    14  fifteen, whichever is earlier, not to exceed a total  of  five  thousand
    15  dollars.  The  comptroller shall certify to the division of the budget a
    16  listing of all such retirees deemed eligible pursuant to  this  subdivi-
    17  sion.
    18    2.  Notwithstanding  any  provision  of law, rule or regulation to the
    19  contrary, any retiree who served in a position or positions in the clas-
    20  sified service of the state designated managerial or confidential pursu-
    21  ant to article fourteen of this chapter and who  retired  between  April
    22  first,  two  thousand fifteen and June thirtieth, two thousand seventeen
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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     1  and had a salary increase authorized under chapter ten of  the  laws  of
     2  two  thousand  eight which was withheld for state fiscal years two thou-
     3  sand nine and/or two thousand ten shall receive  five  thousand  dollars
     4  less  the  parity  salary  increases  received during the specified time
     5  period. The comptroller shall certify to the division of  the  budget  a
     6  listing  of  all such retirees deemed eligible pursuant to this subdivi-
     7  sion.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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