LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

 

**New WTC HEALTH PROGRAM APPLICATION (click to download)

 

2019-2020 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA (DOWNLOAD)

New York State Legislation Senate # Sponsor Assembly # Sponsor
***1- Health Ins. Protection (Retirees) - Protects Benefits we earned upon retirement S3854 Lanza A4203 Weprin
**2-Veteran's Supplementation (Retirees) 1/4% per month up to 36 months (3%) S3968 Brooks A6452 Barrett
3-COLA Enhancement Bills   Gounardes *APending Abbate
**a) Reduces Elligibility age from 62 to 55 with 5 years service S5902 " A10351-18 Abbate
***b) Five year additional (look-back) for older retirees S6047-18 " A10352-18 Abbate
*c) Increases the COLA from 50% to 100% of CPI (not to exceed 3%) S60451-18 " *A-Pending Abbate
*d) Raises the maximum CPI from 3% to 5% S6050-18 " *A-Pending Abbate
**e) Raises the Surviving Spouse COLA from 50% to 100% S5901 Gounardes A10350-18 Abbate
f) Increases the CAP from $18,000 to $21,000 S5835 Breslin A074-13 Steck
         

The above-captioned bills are being aggressively supported by the National. (Some bills have yet to be assigned numbers). As bills are revised, copies will be sent to Chapter Presidents. We have submitted Memoranda of Support for these bills. We are supporting any legislation which benefits our retirees and their families, and we will keep you up-dated.

NYS SENATE & ASSEMBLY STATUS OF BILLS:
www.nysassembly.gov/leg
1-800-342-9860


 

April 2019 Lobby Day Photos