A07729 Summary:

BILL NOA07729A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A10041
 
SPONSORSteck
 
COSPNSRFahy, Woerner, McDonald
 
MLTSPNSR
 
 
Authorizes Kathleen M. Dalton to have maternity leave deemed as benefits eligible service for retiree health insurance purposes.
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A07729 Actions:

BILL NOA07729A
 
05/26/2015referred to governmental employees
01/06/2016referred to governmental employees
05/13/2016amend and recommit to governmental employees
05/13/2016print number 7729a
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A07729 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A7729A
 
SPONSOR: Steck
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize Kathleen M. Dalton to have mater- nity leave deemed as benefits eligible service for retiree health insur- ance purposes   PURPOSE: For retirement health insurance purposes   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one, Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contra- ry, Kathleen M. Dalton, a member of the New York State employees' retirement system, employed from April 16, 1987 until June 12, 1997 and who took maternity leave from November 25, 1992 until February 11, 1993, shall be entitled to have such maternity leave credited and deemed as benefits eligible service for retiree health insurance purposes, provided she files a written request to that effect with the department of civil service within 90 days of the effective date of this act. Section two contains the effective date retroactive to December 31, 2015.   JUSTIFICATION: Between the period of November 25, 1992 and February 11, 1993, New York State employee, Kathleen M. Dalton, took maternity leave for the birth of her son. She maintained her insurance coverage during that period. Unfortunately, her maternity leave was not counted as benefits eligible, even though she was paying for and receiving benefits and returned to work after the maternity leave.   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: A7729 - 2015   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
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A07729 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         7729--A
 
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      May 26, 2015
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M. of A. STECK, FAHY, WOERNER, McDONALD -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Governmental Employees -- recommitted  to
          the  Committee  on  Governmental Employees in accordance with Assembly
          Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

        AN ACT to authorize Kathleen M. Dalton to have maternity leave deemed as
          benefits eligible service for retiree health insurance purposes
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the  contra-
     2  ry,  Kathleen  M.  Dalton,  a  member  of  the New York state employees'
     3  retirement system, employed from April 16, 1987 until June 12, 1997  and
     4  who took maternity leave from November 25, 1992 until February 11, 1993,
     5  shall be entitled to have such maternity leave deemed as benefits eligi-
     6  ble  service for retiree health insurance purposes, provided she files a
     7  written request to that effect with  the  department  of  civil  service
     8  within 90 days of the effective date of this act.
     9    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to
    10  have been in full force and effect on and after December 31, 2015.
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11037-04-6
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