New York Retirement & Social Security Law
Sec. § 901
Election of Benefit Enhancements


a.

A state employer may elect to provide its employees the benefit enhancements provided for in 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 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 section nine hundred two of this article.
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Dec. 13, 2016