New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 4 - DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL SERVICE
Chapter V - Regulations Of The Department Of Civil Service (president's Regulations)
Part 78 - Income Protection Plan
Section 78.3 - Effective date of coverage
Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022
(a) Eligible employees in service prior to and on January 1, 1986 who elect to participate in the Income Protection Plan, shall become covered employees effective January 1, 1986. Eligible employees who are disabled and who are on sick leave at full pay on December 31, 1985 and on their first regularly scheduled workday thereafter or who on those dates are using other leave credits as sick leave, or who are on sick leave at half-pay or leave without pay, shall continue to be eligible to receive those benefits for which they were eligible on December 31, 1985 and shall be afforded the option to enroll in the plan following their return from such leave. Such persons shall have 30 calendar days following their return to enroll in the plan. Eligible employees electing to become covered employees shall be deemed to have coverage effective as of the date upon which they initially became eligible to make such an election.
(b) Eligible employees with prior creditable service who are appointed or reinstated on or after January 1, 1986 and who were not previously eligible employees shall have 30 calendar days following such appointment or reinstatement to elect to become covered employees. Such persons electing to become covered employees shall be deemed to have coverage effective as of the date upon which they initially became eligible to make such an election. Such persons who are on leave of absence without pay on the effective date of their appointment or reinstatement shall make their election within 30 days of their restoration to the payroll and the effective date of their coverage shall be the date of such restoration.
(c) Eligible employees initially appointed on or after January 1, 1986, who have no prior creditable service and persons who were previously covered employees shall be covered employees and the effective date of their coverage shall be their most recent date of appointment.