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Thomas P. DiNapoli

State Police Plan

For PFRS Tier 2, 5 and 6 Members

(Section 381-b)

About This Publication

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This retirement plan summary describes the benefits available to Tier 2, 5 and 6 members covered by the State Police Retirement Plan. (There is no Tier 4 in the Police and Fire Retirement System.) These benefits are provided by Section 381-b of the New York State Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) as enacted by the New York State Legislature.

This publication applies only to members who joined the New York State and Local Police and Fire Retirement System from July 31, 1973 through June 30, 2009, or after January 8, 2010. Members covered by the State Police retirement plan who joined July 1, 2009 through January 8, 2010 are covered by Article 14 benefits and should refer to the publication describing these benefits on our website.

Throughout this publication, you will find references to “Sections” and “Articles” that refer to the RSSL. The New York State and Local Retirement System, headed by the Comptroller of the State of New York, administers this plan. Our main office is in Albany, New York.

This publication is a general summary of membership benefits, rights and responsibilities, and is not a substitute for any New York State or federal law. For specific information about your benefits, please contact us.

© 2016, New York State and Local Police and Fire Retirement System VO1518 (Rev. 10/16)