senate Bill S1666A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Includes sworn environmental conservation police officers in definition of police officer for purposes of presumption regarding impairment caused by heart disease

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to civil service and pensions
Dec 20, 2013 print number 1666a
amend and recommit to civil service and pensions
Jan 09, 2013 referred to civil service and pensions

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S1666 - Details

Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §363-a, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5116A
2009-2010: S3291

S1666 - Summary

Provides certain disability benefits for disabilities related to heart disease to sworn police officers of the division of law enforcement in the department of environmental conservation; provides that any condition of impairment of health, caused by diseases of the heart, resulting in disability or death to such sworn police officer, shall be presumptive evidence that it was incurred in the performance of such officer's duty.

S1666 - Sponsor Memo

S1666 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1666

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and
  Pensions

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
  certain disabilities of environmental police officers

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

  Section 1. Section 363-a of the retirement and social security law, as
amended  by chapter 967 of the laws of 1974, subdivision 3 as amended by
chapter 357 of the laws of 2002 and subdivision 4 as amended by  chapter
768 of the laws of 1975, is amended to read as follows:
  S  363-a.  [Firemen  and  policemen] FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS;
certain disabilities. 1.  Notwithstanding any provision of this  chapter
or  of any general, special, or local law to the contrary, any condition
of impairment of health caused by diseases of the  heart,  resulting  in
disability  or  death  to  a  [fireman] FIREFIGHTER shall be presumptive
evidence that it was incurred in the performance and discharge  of  duty
and the natural and proximate result of an accident, unless the contrary
be proved by competent evidence.
  2.  Notwithstanding  any  provision of this chapter or of any general,
special, or local law to the contrary, any condition  of  impairment  of
health caused by diseases of the heart, resulting in disability or death
to  a [policeman] POLICE OFFICER, presently employed, and who shall have
sustained such  disability  while  so  employed,  shall  be  presumptive
evidence  that  [is] IT was incurred in the performance and discharge of
duty, unless the contrary be proved by competent evidence.
  3. As used in this section, the [term "fireman" and "policeman" means]
TERMS "FIREFIGHTER" AND "POLICE OFFICER" MEAN any member who is perform-
ing police or fire service, as the phrase  police  or  fire  service  is
defined  in  paragraphs  a,  b, c, d, F (AS ADDED BY CHAPTER SIX HUNDRED

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

Co-Sponsors

S1666A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Retirement and Social Security Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §363-a, R & SS L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5116A
2009-2010: S3291

S1666A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides certain disability benefits for disabilities related to heart disease to sworn police officers of the division of law enforcement in the department of environmental conservation; provides that any condition of impairment of health, caused by diseases of the heart, resulting in disability or death to such sworn police officer, shall be presumptive evidence that it was incurred in the performance of such officer's duty.

S1666A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1666--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, ADDABBO, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil
  Service and Pensions -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the retirement and social security law, in relation to
  certain disabilities of environmental police officers

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

  Section 1. Section 363-a of the retirement and social security law, as
amended  by chapter 967 of the laws of 1974, subdivision 3 as amended by
chapter 357 of the laws of 2002 and subdivision 4 as amended by  chapter
768 of the laws of 1975, is amended to read as follows:
  S  363-a.  [Firemen  and  policemen] FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS;
certain disabilities. 1.  Notwithstanding any provision of this  chapter
or  of any general, special, or local law to the contrary, any condition
of impairment of health caused by diseases of the  heart,  resulting  in
disability  or  death  to  a  [fireman] FIREFIGHTER shall be presumptive
evidence that it was incurred in the performance and discharge  of  duty
and the natural and proximate result of an accident, unless the contrary
be proved by competent evidence.
  2.  Notwithstanding  any  provision of this chapter or of any general,
special, or local law to the contrary, any condition  of  impairment  of
health caused by diseases of the heart, resulting in disability or death
to  a [policeman] POLICE OFFICER, presently employed, and who shall have
sustained such  disability  while  so  employed,  shall  be  presumptive
evidence  that  [is] IT was incurred in the performance and discharge of
duty, unless the contrary be proved by competent evidence.
  3. As used in this section, the [term "fireman" and "policeman" means]
TERMS "FIREFIGHTER" AND "POLICE OFFICER" MEAN any member who is perform-
ing police or fire service, as the phrase  police  or  fire  service  is

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

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