Bill S6824-2013

Grants Nancy Porretto Tier IV status in the New York state and local employees' retirement system with a membership date of September 1, 2005

Grants Nancy Porretto Tier IV status in the New York state and local employees' retirement system with a membership date of September 1, 2005.

Details

Actions

  • Jun 12, 2014: SUBSTITUTED BY A8932
  • May 21, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 20, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 19, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.793
  • Mar 13, 2014: REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS

Meetings

Calendars

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Civil Service and Pensions - May 19, 2014
Ayes (8): Golden, Lanza, Martins, Ritchie, Savino, Sanders, Addabbo, Dilan
Ayes W/R (3): Hannon, Maziarz, Perkins

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6824

TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to granting Nancy Porretto Tier IV status in the New York state and local employees' retirement system with a membership date of September 1, 2005

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:

At the request of the Bedford Central School District, this bill allows Nancy Porretto to apply for Tier IV status in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1: Allows Nancy Porretto to apply for retroactive membership in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System with an effective date of September 1, 2005, at which point she will be deemed to have Tier IV status in such system.

Section 2: States that all past employer costs of implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the Bedford Central School District.

Section 3: Provides an effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:

Nancy Porretto was employed as a full-time staff member by the Bedford Central School District on September 1, 2005. However, despite her submittal of an application to Bedford school officials. Ms. Porretto failed to become a member of the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System. The Bedford Central School District takes full responsibility for this oversight, and at their request, this legislation allows Ms. Porretto to receive the tier status she should have received on September 1, 2005. It should be noted that all past employer costs of implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the Bedford Central School District.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS:

Fiscal note attached.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6824 IN SENATE March 13, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT in relation to granting Nancy Porretto Tier IV status in the New York state and local employees' retirement system with a membership date of September 1, 2005 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, Nancy Porretto, who is currently a Tier VI member of the New York state and local employees' retirement system and currently employed by the Bedford Central School District, and who was appointed to a position with the Bedford Central School District on September 1, 2005, and who, for reasons not ascribable to her own negligence, failed to become a member of the New York state and local employees' retirement system in 2005 when first appointed to the position, may be deemed to have become a member of the New York state and local employees' retirement system on September 1, 2005, if on or before December 31, 2014 she shall file an application therefor with the state comptroller. Upon the receipt of such application, Nancy Porretto shall be granted Tier IV status in the New York state and local employees' retirement system and be eligible for all the rights and benefits thereof provided that Nancy Porretto makes all employee contributions required to be made by Tier IV members of the New York state and local employees' retirement system. No contributions made to the New York state and local employees' retirement system by Nancy Porretto shall be returned to her pursuant to this act. S 2. All past employer costs of implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the Bedford Central School District. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. FISCAL NOTE.-- Pursuant to Legislative law, Section 50: This bill will grant Tier 4 status in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System to Nancy A. Porretto, a current Tier 6 member employed by the Bedford Central School District, by changing her date of membership to September 1, 2005, the first date she became a full-time employee of the Bedford Central School District.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. 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.

Discuss!

blog comments powered by Disqus