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State Correction Officers and Security Hospital Treatment Assistants Plan

For ERS Tier 3, 5 and 6 Members (Article 14-CO)

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This retirement plan summary describes the benefits available to Tier 3, 5 and 6 Employees’ Retirement System members covered by the State Correction Officers and Security Hospital Treatment Assistants Plan (Article 14-CO). These benefits are provided by Article 2, Section 89, and Article 14 of the New York State Retirement and Social Security Law (RSSL) as enacted by the New York State Legislature.

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 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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