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Date: April 6, 2017

Bulletin Number: SP-178

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Subject Modification to Deduction Code 302, PBA Disability Insurance

Purpose To notify the agency of the modification to Deduction Code 302.

Affected Employees Employees in Bargaining Units 07, 17 and 18 represented by Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers, Inc. and employees in Bargaining Unit 62 represented by New York State Police Investigators Association.

Effective Date(s) Paychecks dated April 19, 2017.

Background At the request of the Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers, Inc., the calculation routine for Deduction Code 302 will change from .73 to .848 percent of the enrollee’s gross earnings.  Their request also includes an increase to the biweekly cap from $42.12 to $48.92 and the annual cap from $1,095.00 to $1,272.00.

OSC Actions OSC will change the calculation routine to .848 percent of participants’ total gross biweekly earnings and increase the biweekly maximum deduction to $48.92, resulting in an annual maximum deduction of $1,272.00.

Questions To obtain information about enrollment and benefits provided or to cancel the deduction, employees may contact the Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers, Inc. at (518) 462-7448.

Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Deduction mailbox.