Bill S7635-2013

Grants retroactive tier V membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system to John Ginestro

Grants retroactive tier V membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system to John Ginestro.

Details

Actions

  • Aug 7, 2014: SIGNED CHAP.239
  • Aug 1, 2014: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • Jun 19, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jun 19, 2014: passed assembly
  • Jun 19, 2014: home rule request
  • Jun 19, 2014: ordered to third reading rules cal.499
  • Jun 19, 2014: substituted for a9882
  • Jun 16, 2014: referred to governmental employees
  • Jun 16, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 16, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 16, 2014: HOME RULE REQUEST
  • Jun 16, 2014: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1413
  • Jun 16, 2014: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • May 21, 2014: REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE AND PENSIONS

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Rules - Jun 16, 2014
Ayes (22): Skelos, Libous, Bonacic, Carlucci, Farley, Flanagan, Hannon, Larkin, LaValle, Marcellino, Maziarz, Nozzolio, Seward, Valesky, Little, Stewart-Cousins, Breslin, Dilan, Montgomery, Parker, Perkins, Gianaris
Ayes W/R (1): Krueger
Excused (2): Hassell-Thompson, Espaillat

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7635

TITLE OF BILL: An act granting retroactive tier V membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system to John J. Ginestro, III

PURPOSE:

This bill would grant retroactive tier V membership in the New York state and local employees' Retirement system to John J. Ginestro III.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - Deems John J. Ginestro III a member of the retirement system as of the date of his employment on March 29, 2012 by the County of Onondaga, if on or before December 31, 2014 he shall file an application therefore with the State Comptroller. Upon the receipt of such application, John J. Ginestro III shall be granted Tier V status in the New York state and local employees' retirement system and be eligible for all the rights and benefits thereof.

Section 2 - Any past service costs incurred in implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the county of Onondaga.

Section 3 - Effective date

JUSTIFICATION:

The appropriate retirement documentation for John J. Ginestro III was inadvertently not filed in a timely manner, therefore, denying him the status which he would have otherwise received. This bill would rectify that situation by permitting him to receive that credit.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

Pursuant to fiscal note referenced in subject legislation which is approximately $14,000 annually.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7635 IN SENATE May 21, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions AN ACT granting retroactive tier V membership in the New York state and local employees' retirement system to John J. Ginestro, III 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, John J. Gines- tro, III, a member of the New York state and local employees' retirement system, who was employed on March 29, 2012, by the county of Onondaga as an electrician, and who filed membership applications in such system on March 29, 2012, which should have given him Tier V status but for reasons not ascribable to his own negligence and due to an administra- tive error, the application was not processed in the usual manner and therefore not processed until April 2, 2012, may be deemed to have become a member of the New York state and local employees' retirement system on March 29, 2012, if on or before December 31, 2014 he shall file an application therefor with the state comptroller. Upon the receipt of such application, John J. Ginestro, III shall be granted Tier V status in the New York state and local employees' retirement system and be eligible for all the rights and benefits thereof. No contributions made to the New York state and local employees' retirement system by John J. Ginestro, III shall be returned to him pursuant to this act. S 2. Any past service costs incurred in implementing the provisions of this act shall be borne by the county of Onondaga. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. FISCAL NOTE.--This bill will deem John Ginestro to have become a member of the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System on March 29, 2012, his first date of employment with Onondaga County, thereby granting him Tier 5 Status. No member contributions will be refunded. If this bill is enacted, we anticipate that there will be an increase of approximately $4,350 in the annual contributions of Onondaga County

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