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State Correction Officers and Security Hospital Treatment Assistants Plan

For ERS Tier 3 and 5 Members (Article 14-CO)

About This Presentation

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This retirement plan presentation describes the benefits available to Tier 3 and 5 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. These benefits are provided by Article 2, Section 89, and Article 14.

Throughout this presentation, 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 presentation provides 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.

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