New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 21 - Miscellaneous
Chapter LVIII - New York State Teachers' Retirement System
Part 5002 - Credit For Prior/previous Service
Section 5002.1 - Prior/previous service credit under section 509 of the Education Law or sections 446, 513 and 609 of the Retirement and Social Security Law

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 12, March 20, 2024

In order to secure credit for prior/previous service as set forth in section 509 of the Education Law or section 446, 513 or 609 of the Retirement and Social Security Law, the following requirements must be met:

(a) The member must file a valid claim form with the system.

(b) The member must have rendered and been credited with the appropriate minimum service required by section 509 of the Education Law or section 446, 513 or 609 of the Retirement and Social Security Law, whichever is applicable.

(c) The member must secure verification satisfactory to the system.

(d) For those members joining on and after April 24, 1962, the system must receive certification that the member is not now receiving or will not in the future receive a benefit from another retirement system for the service.

(e) The appropriate payment must be received by the system.

(f) Except as permitted pursuant to section 802 of the Retirement and Social Security Law, no credit shall be allowed for service which has been credited in any retirement system if the member, on or after April 30, 1963, withdraws his contributions to such retirement system and terminates his membership therein during the period in which his membership in such other system would have been valid and, because of such withdrawal or termination, transfer of such credit from such other retirement system cannot be made to the system pursuant to section 522 of the Education Law. The foregoing restriction shall not apply to members who retire under article 11, 14 or 15 of the Retirement and Social Security Law on or after October 27, 1994.

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