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NYS Comptroller

Thomas P. DiNapoli

State Correction Officers and Security Hospital Treatment Assistants Plan

For ERS Tier 1 and 2 Members (Section 89)

About This Presentation

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This retirement plan summary describes benefits provided by Article 2, Sections 60, 60-a, 61, 62, 63, 75-f, 75-h, 89, 89-u, and Article 11 of the New York State Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) as enacted by the New York State Legislature. These benefits are available to Tier 1 and 2 uniformed personnel in institutions under the jurisdiction of the New York State Department of Correctional Services and security hospital treatment assistants under the jurisdiction of the New York State Office of Mental Health.

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 these plans. 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.

© 2012, New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System VO1525 (Rev. 6/12)