New Law - Chapter 528 of the Laws of 2022 – Increases certain special accidental death benefits
This law amends the Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) § 361-a(c) and General Municipal Law (GML) § 208-f(c) by increasing the deceased member’s salary used in the computation of the special accidental death benefit by adding to it an additional percentage. The beneficiaries of the following NYCERS members are covered: Correction Officers, Housing and Transit Police, Uniformed Sanitation members, certain EMTs and TBTA members.
This law is effective as of July 1, 2022.
Legislation affecting NYCERS members can be found at nycers.org/legislation.