N.Y. Retirement & Social Security Law Section 901
Election of benefit enhancements


a.

A state employer may elect to provide its employees the benefit enhancements provided for in § 902 (Benefit enhancements)section nine hundred two of this article.

1.

With respect to members of a retirement system employed in the executive branch (including employees of an institution for the instruction of the deaf and of the blind as enumerated in Education Law § 4201 (Duties of commissioner of education)section four thousand two hundred one of the education law), such election shall be made by the governor.

2.

With respect to members of a retirement system employed by the senate, such election shall be made by adoption of a resolution by the senate.

3.

With respect to members of a retirement system employed by the assembly, such election shall be made by adoption of a resolution by the assembly.

4.

With respect to members of a retirement system employed by joint legislative employers, such election shall be made by adoption, and consistent with rules established by, a concurrent resolution of the senate and assembly.

b.

An election to provide benefit enhancements pursuant to subdivision a of this section may be made applicable to all employees of a state employer or to all employees who are represented by a specific collective bargaining organization, recognized or certified pursuant to article fourteen of the civil service law, and/or to all employees who are not represented for the purposes of collective bargaining subject to the limitation provided in § 902 (Benefit enhancements)section nine hundred two of this article.

Source: Section 901 — Election of benefit enhancements, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RSS/901 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

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Jul. 20, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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