Bill S7399-2013

Authorizes Nicole Steinberg to apply for and receive retroactive membership in the New York state teachers' retirement system

Authorizes Nicole Steinberg to apply for and receive retroactive membership in the New York teachers' retirement system.

Details

Actions

  • Jun 18, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jun 18, 2014: passed assembly
  • Jun 18, 2014: ordered to third reading rules cal.371
  • Jun 18, 2014: substituted for a9622
  • Jun 17, 2014: referred to ways and means
  • Jun 17, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 17, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 17, 2014: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1477
  • Jun 17, 2014: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • May 14, 2014: REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Rules - Jun 16, 2014
Ayes (23): Skelos, Libous, Bonacic, Carlucci, Farley, Flanagan, Hannon, Larkin, LaValle, Marcellino, Maziarz, Nozzolio, Seward, Valesky, Little, Stewart-Cousins, Breslin, Dilan, Krueger, Montgomery, Parker, Perkins, Espaillat
Ayes W/R (1): Gianaris
Excused (1): Hassell-Thompson

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7399

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize Nicole Steinberg to apply for retroactive membership in the New York state teachers' retirement system

PURPOSE:

Authorizes Nicole Steinberg to apply for and receive retroactive membership in the New York State Teachers' Retirement System.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Shows Nicole Steinberg became a member of the retirement system on September 13, 2007 and deserves Tier IV status. All past service costs shall be borne by the Middle Country Central School District.

JUSTIFICATION:

Nicole, who commenced employment by the Middle Country Central School District as a permanent building substitute teacher on September 13, 2007, and who for reasons not ascribable to her own negligence, did not become a member of the system until June 1, 2010 should be deemed to have become a member of such retirement system on September 13, 2007 having Tier IV status as she deserves.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

All past service costs of implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the Middle Country Central School District.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7399 IN SENATE May 14, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT to authorize Nicole Steinberg to apply for retroactive membership in the New York state teachers' retirement system THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, Nicole Steinberg (nee Pisciotta) who commenced employment by the Middle Country central school district as a permanent building substitute teacher on September 13, 2007, and who, for reasons not ascribable to her own negligence, did not become a member of the New York state teach- ers' retirement system until June 1, 2010, shall be deemed to have become a member of such retirement system on September 13, 2007, having Tier IV status, if within one year of the effective date of this act Nicole Steinberg files an application therefor with the head of the New York state teachers' retirement system. S 2. All past service costs of implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the Middle Country central school district. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. FISCAL NOTE.--This bill would allow Nicole Steinberg, an active member of the New York State Teachers' Retirement System with Tier 5 status, to be reclassified as a Tier 4 member with all rights, benefits, and privi- leges which would be available to her as a Tier 4 member. Her date of membership would be changed to September 13, 2007 based upon her employ- ment with the Middle Country Central School District. Ms. Steinberg must file a written request with the head of the New York State Teachers' Retirement System within one year of the effective date of this bill. The cost of this benefit is equal to the increase in the present value of liabilities, which is estimate to be $30,000. All costs associated with implementing this bill shall be borne by the Middle Country Central School District. Employee data is from the System's most recent actuarial valuation files, consisting of data provided by the employers to the Retirement System. Data distributions and statistics can be found in the System's

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