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a. In the event a member of the police force of the village of Hempstead, in the county of Nassau, who is contributing to the retirement system under section three hundred eighty-four of this chapter, shall continue in service after twenty-five years of total creditable police service under such section in such force, he or she shall receive, upon retirement, in addition to the amount of any retirement allowance he or she would otherwise be entitled to receive, pursuant to the applicable provisions of this chapter, an additional pension for such service of one-sixtieth of his or her final average salary for each completed additional year of service after twenty-five years. The participating employer in the case of any police officer eligible for the additional pension benefit prescribed by this section shall make additional contributions to the appropriate fund of the retirement system necessary to pay the difference between the amounts prescribed by this section and the amount the member would otherwise be entitled to receive at the time of his or her retirement.
b. The service in the police force of each member of such force entitled to additional pension credit under this section shall be terminated and he shall be retired on the first day of the calendar month next succeeding his attainment of age sixty-two provided however that in the case of the chief of such force, his service shall be terminated and he shall be retired on the first day of the calendar month next succeeding his attainment of age sixty-five. Notwithstanding the foregoing, during the period terminating March thirty-first, nineteen hundred seventy-four, such chief shall be retired on the first day of the calendar month next succeeding his attainment of age seventy; provided that service rendered by such chief after attaining age sixty-five shall not be used to provide additional benefits, except that the salary paid for such service may be used in the computation of benefits.
c. The provisions of subdivisions f, g, and h of section three hundred eighty-four of this chapter shall not be applicable to the village of Hempstead in the county of Nassau.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Retirement and Social Security Law - RSS § 384-a. Additional pension benefits for certain police officers after twenty-five years of service - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/retirement-and-social-security-law/rss-sect-384-a/
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