Accidental Death Benefit Extender

Comptroller DiNapoli's Legislative Program

Legislative Session 2019-2020:

Signed into law on September 11, 2019 as Chapter 253 of the Laws of 2019 – A.7892 (Abbate) / S.6313 (Gounardes) – Extends the period of time to 5 years within which to file an application for an Accidental Death Benefit after the death of a member of the New York State and Local Retirement System or the New York State and Local Police and Fire Retirement System (collectively NYSLRS).