assembly Bill A123

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the payment of certain volunteer firefighter death benefits shall be within ninety days of the filing of application to receive such death benefit

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to local governments
Jan 05, 2011 referred to local governments

A123 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7196
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง7-b, Vol Ffs Ben L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A963
2013-2014: A1152, S683
2015-2016: A1061, S888
2017-2018: A1451, S1195
2019-2020: A550, S3057

A123 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the payment of certain volunteer firefighter death benefits shall be within ninety days of the filing of application to receive such death benefit by the person or persons entitled to such benefit.

A123 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   123

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CAHILL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Local Governments

AN  ACT to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, in relation to
  the payment of death benefits

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  volunteer  firefighters'  benefit  law is amended by
adding a new section 7-b to read as follows:
  S 7-B. PAYMENT OF DEATH BENEFITS. 1. ALL DEATH BENEFITS PAYABLE  UNDER
SECTION  SEVEN  OF  THIS  ARTICLE SHALL BE PAID TO THE PERSON OR PERSONS
ENTITLED TO SUCH BENEFIT WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF THE DATE SUCH  PERSON  OR
PERSONS  FILES  AN  APPLICATION  WITH THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD TO
RECEIVE SUCH BENEFIT.
  2. THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD SHALL CONDUCT OUTREACH SERVICES  TO
PROVIDE  COORDINATED  INFORMATION TO THE PERSON OR PERSONS ENTITLED TO A
DEATH BENEFIT PAYABLE UNDER SECTION  SEVEN  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  REGARDING
ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO HELP SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS WITH THE DEATH BENE-
FIT PROGRAM'S APPLICATION PROCEDURES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01152-01-1