STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4207--A 2019-2020 Regular Sessions IN SENATE March 4, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to the maximum contribution for certain service award programs The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Subdivision (b) of section 218 of the general municipal 2 law, as amended by chapter 452 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read 3 as follows: 4 (b) The sponsor of a defined contribution plan shall contribute to the 5 plan a fixed amount of money, as determined by the sponsor, on behalf of 6 each participant who is credited with a year of service. The minimum and 7 maximum contribution requirements for a defined contribution service 8 award program shall be as follows. The minimum contribution shall be one 9 hundred twenty dollars per year of service. The maximum contribution 10 shall be [seven] twelve hundred dollars per year of service. The maximum 11 number of years of service for which a participant may receive a 12 contribution shall be forty years. The sponsor shall appropriate annual- 13 ly an amount sufficient to pay the contributions. 14 § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 219-f of the general municipal law, as 15 amended by chapter 452 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as 16 follows: 17 1. The sponsor of a service award program shall contribute to the 18 program a fixed amount of money, as determined by the sponsor, on behalf 19 of each participant who is credited with a year of ambulance service. 20 The minimum contribution shall be one hundred twenty dollars per year of 21 ambulance service. The maximum contribution shall be [seven] twelve 22 hundred dollars per year of ambulance service. EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets  is old law to be omitted. LBD10432-02-9
S. 4207--A 2 1 § 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, any 2 change or amendment to a service award program made by this act shall 3 only take effect as of the first of January next succeeding completion 4 of the proceedings required for adoption of such change or amendment and 5 shall only apply prospectively.