|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2010||referred to local government|
|Jan 07, 2009||referred to local government|
senate Bill S528
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S528 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
S528 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S528 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, in relation to the payment of benefits PURPOSE : To provide for a cost-of-living adjustment to benefits received by disabled volunteer firefighters in New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1. Amends Section 8 of the Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law by adding a new subsection 2 which reads: Benefits received pursuant to subdivision one of this section after January first, two thousand ten shall be adjusted yearly on February first by a percentage equal to the percent increase in the previous year's consumer price index. Section 2. Subdivision 5 of section 51 of the volunteer firefighters' benefit law is renumbered subdivision 6 and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows: The insurance carrier or entity responsible for paying the benefit increase provided in section eight of this chapter shall claim for such benefit increase reimbursement from the special fund for reopened cases commencing one year from the date of the first such payment and annually thereafter while such payments continue, on a form prescribed by the chair.
S528 - Bill Text download pdf
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