senate Bill S4004A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Expands the coverage to include cancer of the digestive, hematological, lymphatic, urinary, prostate, neurological, breast and reproductive systems; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2012 print number 4004a
amend and recommit to local government
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Mar 11, 2011 referred to local government

Votes

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May 16, 2012 - Local Government committee Vote

S4004A
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Local Government Committee Vote: May 16, 2012

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S4004 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9100
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-d, Vol Ffs Ben L

S4004 - Summary

Provides that any: (i) melanoma; or (ii) condition of cancer affecting lymphatic, digestive, hematological, urinary, prostate, neurological, breast and reproductive systems, resulting in total or partial disability or death to a volunteer firefighter, who successfully passed a physical examination on entry into firefighter service, which examination failed to reveal any evidence of such a melanoma or condition, shall be presumptive evidence that it was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty unless the contrary be proven by competent evidence.

S4004 - Sponsor Memo

S4004 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4004

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, in relation  to
  the  expansion of coverage to include cancer of the digestive, hemato-
  logical, lymphatic, urinary, prostate, neurological, breast and repro-
  ductive systems; and providing for the repeal of such provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

  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 11-d to read as follows:
  S  11-D.  CERTAIN IMPAIRMENTS OF HEALTH; PRESUMPTION.  NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER TO THE CONTRARY, ANY:  (I) MELANOMA;
OR (II) CONDITION OF CANCER AFFECTING LYMPHATIC, DIGESTIVE,  HEMATOLOGI-
CAL,  URINARY,  PROSTATE,  NEUROLOGICAL, BREAST OR REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS,
RESULTING IN TOTAL OR PARTIAL DISABILITY OR DEATH TO A  VOLUNTEER  FIRE-
FIGHTER,  WHO  SUCCESSFULLY  PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION ON ENTRY INTO
FIREFIGHTER SERVICE, WHICH EXAMINATION FAILED TO REVEAL ANY EVIDENCE  OF
SUCH  A MELANOMA OR CONDITION, SHALL BE PRESUMPTIVE EVIDENCE THAT IT WAS
INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE
PROVEN BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed June 30, 2015.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09945-01-1

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S4004A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9100
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-d, Vol Ffs Ben L

S4004A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that any: (i) melanoma; or (ii) condition of cancer affecting lymphatic, digestive, hematological, urinary, prostate, neurological, breast and reproductive systems, resulting in total or partial disability or death to a volunteer firefighter, who successfully passed a physical examination on entry into firefighter service, which examination failed to reveal any evidence of such a melanoma or condition, shall be presumptive evidence that it was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty unless the contrary be proven by competent evidence.

S4004A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4004A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4004--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the volunteer firefighters' benefit law, in relation  to
  the  expansion of coverage to include cancer of the digestive, hemato-
  logical, lymphatic, urinary, prostate, neurological, breast and repro-
  ductive systems; and providing for the repeal of such provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

  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 11-d to read as follows:
  S  11-D.  CERTAIN IMPAIRMENTS OF HEALTH; PRESUMPTION.  NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER TO THE CONTRARY, ANY:  (I) MELANOMA;
OR (II) CONDITION OF CANCER AFFECTING LYMPHATIC, DIGESTIVE,  HEMATOLOGI-
CAL,  URINARY,  PROSTATE,  NEUROLOGICAL, BREAST OR REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS,
RESULTING IN TOTAL OR PARTIAL DISABILITY OR DEATH TO A  VOLUNTEER  FIRE-
FIGHTER,  WHO  SUCCESSFULLY  PASSED A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION ON ENTRY INTO
FIREFIGHTER SERVICE, WHICH EXAMINATION FAILED TO REVEAL ANY EVIDENCE  OF
SUCH  A MELANOMA OR CONDITION, SHALL BE PRESUMPTIVE EVIDENCE THAT IT WAS
INCURRED IN THE PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE OF DUTY UNLESS THE CONTRARY BE
PROVEN BY COMPETENT EVIDENCE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed June 30, 2016.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09945-02-1

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