New York Retirement & Social Security Law Section 803-A - Correction of benefit errors.

803-a. Correction of benefit errors. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule or regulation to the contrary, if, pursuant to a settlement agreement or court order arising out of a matrimonial or custody action, a member of the New York state and local employees' retirement system or the New York state and local police and fire retirement system or retiree agrees or is ordered to select or change a retirement option or beneficiary and such member or retiree fails to comply with such agreement or order, the comptroller is hereby authorized, at his or her discretion, to change or correct such retirement option or beneficiary consistent with a subsequent order by a court of competent jurisdiction directing the member or retiree to comply with the original agreement or order.

Last modified: February 3, 2019