Bill S3182-2013

Authorizes the town of Ticonderoga to offer a 20 year retirement plan to police officer Dale W. Quesnel, Jr.

Authorizes the town of Ticonderoga to offer a 20 year retirement plan to police officer Dale W. Quesnel, Jr.

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Actions

  • Jun 13, 2013: SUBSTITUTED BY A4963
  • Apr 24, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Apr 23, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Apr 22, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.380
  • Jan 31, 2013: REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Civil Service and Pensions - Apr 22, 2013
Ayes (10): Golden, Fuschillo, Lanza, Martins, Ritchie, Savino, Sanders, Addabbo, Dilan, Perkins
Excused (1): Hannon

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S3182

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the town of Ticonderoga, in the county of Essex to offer an optional twenty year retirement plan to police officer Dale W. Quesnel, Jr.

PURPOSE: Authorizes the town of Ticonderoga to offer a 20 year retirement plan to police officer Dale W. Quesnel, Jr.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1- Authorizes the town of Ticonderoga to offer the optional twenty year retirement plan, established pursuant to section 384-d of the retirement and social security law to Dale W. Quesnel, Jr.

Section 2- States that all costs associated with implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the town of Ticonderoga.

Section 3- Contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: The town of Ticonderoga has requested this legislation to authorize Dale W. Quesnel, Jr. to participate in the retirement plan established pursuant to section 384-d of the retirement and social security law. The town has further agreed to bear all past service cost associates with implementing this legislation.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2012 S. 7494-A Referred to Civil Service and Pensions A. 10459-A Passed Assembly

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: It is anticipated that there will be an increase of approximately $6,500 in the annual contributions of the town of Ticonderoga for the fiscal year ending in March 31, 2014. In addition, there will be an immediate past service cost of approximately $10,800, which will be borne by the town of Ticonderoga as a one-time payment.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3182 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 31, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT to authorize the town of Ticonderoga, in the county of Essex to offer an optional twenty year retirement plan to police officer Dale W. Quesnel, Jr. 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, the town of Ticonderoga, in the county of Essex, a participating employ- er in the New York state and local police and fire retirement system, which previously elected to offer the optional twenty year retirement plan, established pursuant to section 384-d of the retirement and social security law, to police officers employed by such town, is hereby authorized to make participation in such plan available to patrolman Dale W. Quesnel, Jr., a police officer employed by the town of Ticonde- roga, who, for reasons not ascribable to his own negligence, failed to make a timely application to participate in such optional twenty year retirement plan. The town of Ticonderoga may so elect by filing with the state comptroller, on or before December 31, 2014, a resolution of its town board together with certification that such police officer did not bar himself from participation in such retirement plan as a result of his own negligence. Thereafter, such police officer may elect to be covered by the provisions of section 384-d of the retirement and social security law, and shall be entitled to the full rights and benefits associated with coverage under such section, by filing a request to that effect with the state comptroller on or before June 30, 2015. S 2. All past costs associated with implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the town of Ticonderoga. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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