|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2010||referred to local government|
|Jan 15, 2009||referred to local government|
senate Bill S776
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S776 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
S776 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S776 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law and the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law, in relation to increasing permanent total disability benefits PURPOSE : To increase the benefits received by totally disabled volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers in New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1: Amends section 8 of the volunteer firefighters law to increase the benefits paid to permanently totally disabled firefighters from $400 to $450. Section 2: Amends section 8 of the volunteer ambulance workers' benefit law to increase the benefits paid to permanently totally disabled ambulance workers from $400 to $450. Section 3: Effective date. JUSTIFICATION : Volunteer firefighters who are injured in the course of their volunteer service are eligible under State law to receive workers' compensation for their injuries. The State has enacted these benefits in recognition that these volunteers provide enormously important services to our communities.
S776 - Bill Text download pdf
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